Babylonian Jewish Neighborhood and Home Design
This text focuses on two interrelated subjects: the evolution of the Jewish community in central and southern Iraq, its impact upon the neighbourhood structure and the design of the Baghdad house, and the non-energy-consuming cooling system which evolved in response to the arid climate.
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CULTURE OF BABYLONIAN JEWRY
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