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The Merchant Houses of Mocha: Trade and Architecture in an Indian Ocean Port Nancy Um

The Merchant Houses of Mocha: Trade and Architecture in an Indian Ocean Port

Nancy Um

Published September 1st 2009
ISBN : 9780295989112
Paperback
270 pages
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This title looks at how and why the urban shape and the architecture of the port of Mocha took the forms that it did. The book is a re-conceptualization of the cultural functions of architecture not only in the premodern cities of Arabia but also inMoreThis title looks at how and why the urban shape and the architecture of the port of Mocha took the forms that it did. The book is a re-conceptualization of the cultural functions of architecture not only in the premodern cities of Arabia but also in the vast and relatively neglected Indian Ocean rim.