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Native American architecture

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Oxford University Press , New York
Indians of North America -- Dwellings, Indian architecture -- North Am

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StatementPeter Nabokov, Robert Easton.
ContributionsEaston, Robert, 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE98.D9 N33 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination431 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2033969M
ISBN 100195037812
LC Control Number88009944

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Yet the richly diverse building traditions of Native Americans encompass much more, including specific structures for sleeping, working, worshipping, meditating, playing, dancing, lounging, giving birth, decision-making, cleansing, storing and preparing food, caring for animals, and honoring the dead.

For many people, Native American architecture calls to mind the wigwam, tipi, iglu, and pueblo. Yet the richly diverse building traditions of Native Americans encompass much more, including specific structures for sleeping, working, worshipping, meditating, playing, dancing, lounging, giving birth, decision-making, cleansing, storing and preparing food, caring for animals,/5.

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In effect, the architecture covers all facets of Indian life. The collaboration between an architect and an anthropologist, Native American Architecture presents the first book-length, fully illustrated exploration of North American Indian architecture to appear in over a century.

For many people, Native American architecture calls to mind the wigwam, tipi, iglu, and pueblo. Yet the richly diverse building traditions of Native Americans encompass much more, including specific structures for sleeping, working, worshipping, meditating, playing, dancing, lounging, giving birth, decision-making, cleansing, storing and preparing food, caring for animals, and honoring the dead/5(21).

Native American Architecture by Peter Nabokov; Robert Easton. Oxford University Press, Incorporated, Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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