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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Landscape and Civilization
7
Western Asia to the Muslim Conquest
22
UR BABYLON PERSEPOLIS CTESIPHON
32
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