The Aegean Crucible: Tracing Vernacular Architecture in Post-Byzantine Centuries

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Delos Press, 2003 - Aegean Islands (Greece and Turkey) - 384 pages
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This book describes buildings designed by untrained builders on the Aegean archipelago from the 13C to the present. The author looks at relationships and balances between the vernacular buildings and the landscape, between the islanders' limited means and their pressing need for defensible space, or between the vernacular and the formal in architecture

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Contents

THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA
11
FRANKS TURKS PIRATES AND GRAND TOURISTS
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THE AEGEAN ARCHIPELAGO
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