The evolution and preservation of the old city of Lhasa

This book is the first to provide an in-depth analysis about the history, urban development, planning, and preservation of the Lhasa city over the last thirteen centuries. It studis the old Lhasa city as part of Tibet's social and historical evolution process, therefore, the book presentes a re...

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Main Author: Li, Qing , [Author]
Published: Singapore : Springer Singapore, [2018].
Physical Description: xi, 259 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
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Table of Contents:
  • Genesis.- Lhasa City's Formation and Multiple Historical Factors.- Layout of the Old City of Lhasa.- Building Characteristics and Categories in the Old City of Lhasa.- Barkor Street: Layout and Historical Legacy.- History of the Vintage Courtyards in the Old City of Lhasa.- New Construction and Preservation Efforts in the Old City.- Preservation of the Old City of Lhasa: Future and Development.- Appendix.- References.- Epilogue.