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

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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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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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Part One From Prehistory to the end of
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Western Asia to the Muslim Conquest
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UR BABYLON PERSEPOLIS CTESIPHON
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