Babylonian Jewish Neighborhood and Home Design

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Edwin Mellen Press, 1999 - Architecture - 225 pages
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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Contents

CULTURE OF BABYLONIAN JEWRY
14
GENESIS
16
CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS
36
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Dr. Gideon S. Golany is Distinguished Professor of Urban Design in the Department of Architecture at the Pennsylvania State University.

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