1st Edition

Minaret Building and Apprenticeship in Yemen

By Trevor Marchand Copyright 2001
    304 Pages
    by Routledge

    302 Pages
    by Routledge

    Through a combination of rich architectural and ethnographic description, this study of apprenticeship and human spatial cognition provides a fascinating insight into the daily lives and activities of a professional class of craftsmen, and investigates the unique teaching-learning processes that distinguish their trade and mould both their professional and social characters.

    Introduction; Chapter 1 The Ê¿ Addil Minaret; Chapter 2 Foundations; Chapter 3 Making it Above Grade; Chapter 4 Completing the Dome; conclusion Conclusion;


    Authored by Marchand, Trevor

    'A major contribution to the literature on vernacular architecture.' - Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute