Vanishing Tradition: Architecture and Carpentry of the Dong Minority of China. The Dong are a minority people in Southwest China who number some two-and-half million. This extensively illustrated book is an account of the context and styles of their traditional wooden architecture including the distinctive 'Dong Towers'. With discussion of construction methods and techniques, ground plans, bibliography and index.
Vanishing Tradition: Architecture and Carpentry of the Dong Minority of China