The landscape of man: shaping the environment from prehistory to the present day

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Viking Press, Oct 17, 1975 - Architecture - 383 pages
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This volume looks at the landscape of 28 cultures, ranging from ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, and shows how the environment is conditioned by the philosophy and religion of each civilization. A selection from Geoffrey Jellicoe's "The Atlanta Historical Garden" is included.

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The landscape of man: shaping the environment from prehistory to the present day

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Published in Britain in 1975 and in the United States in 1987, this study presents the ways humankind has traditionally shaped its environment to express concepts of power, comfort, mystery, etc. For ... Read full review

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This is the best introduction to the parallel histories of garden design and landscape architecture. Read full review

Contents

Landscape and Civilization
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Western Asia to the Muslim Conquest
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UR BABYLON PERSEPOLIS CTESIPHON
32
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