Liang and Lin: Partners in Exploring China's Architectural Past

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After studying in Philadelphia and marrying, Lin Whei-yin and Liang Sicheng became the first two professors in the new school of architecture at Shenyang's Tung Pei University in 1928. Fairbank shows how their western training, personalities, close relationship, the perspective of their social origi

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Wilma Fairbank (1909-2002) is editor of Liang Sicheng's A Pictoral History of Chinese Architecture.

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"Liang and Lin is the story of a romance and of a heroic struggle against great odds. . . . Wilma Fairbank, who is the only person . . . who could have written this story, has created an affecting portrait of the final years of an epoch when Old China faded away and New China took its place."—New York Times



"No one who reads it will forget it."—Boston Globe

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