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The ancient city : new perspectives on urbanism in the old and new world

Autor: Joyce Marcus; Jeremy A Sabloff
Editorial: Santa Fe, N.M. : School for Advanced Research Press, 2008.
Serie: School for Advanced Research resident scholar series.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Publicación de conferencia : Inglés (eng) : 1st edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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"Ancient cities have much to tell us about the social, political, religious, and economic conditions of their times - and also about our own. Ongoing excavations all over the world are enabling scholars to document intra-city changes through time, city-to-city interaction, and changing relations between cities and their hinterlands. As the essays in this volume reveal, archaeologists now know much more about the  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Conference proceedings
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Formato físico adicional: Online version:
Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of the National Academy of Sciences (2005 : Washington, D.C.)
Ancient city.
Santa Fe, N.M. : School for Advanced Research Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608584358
Tipo de material: Publicación de conferencia, Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Joyce Marcus; Jeremy A Sabloff
ISBN: 193469102X 9781934691021
Número OCLC: 183392067
Notas: "This publication results from an Arthur M. Sackler Colloquium of the National Academy of Sciences, "Early cities: new perspectives on pre-industrial urbanism," held May 18-20, 2005, at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC."
Descripción: xvi, 405 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Contenido: Introduction / Joyce Marcus and Jeremy A. Sabloff --
The city through time and space : transformations of centrality / Colin Renfrew --
Early cities : craft workers, kings, and controlling the supernatural / Bruce G. Trigger --
Analyzing cities / Mogens Herman Hansen --
Other perspectives on urbanism : beyond the disciplinary boundaries / Karl W. Butzer --
Between concept and reality : case studies in the development of Roman cities in the Mediterranean / Janet DeLaine --
Urban foundation, planning, and sustainability in the Roman northwestern provinces / Michael J. Jones --
A tale of two cities : lowland Mesopotamia and highland Anatolia / Elizabeth C. Stone --
Royal cities and cult centers, administrative towns, and workmen's settlements in ancient Egypt / Kathryn A. Bard --
Indus urbanism : new perspectives on its origin and character / Jonathan Mark Kenoyer --
Stages in the development of "cities" in pre-imperial China / Lothar von Falkenhausen --
Early African cities : their role in the shaping of urban and rural interaction spheres / Chapurukha M. Kusimba --
Pomp and circumstance before Belize : ancient Maya commerce and the new river conurbation / K. Anne Pyburn --
Incidental urbanism : the structure of the prehispanic city in central Mexico / Kenneth G. Hirth --
Links in the chain of Inka cities : communication, alliance, and the cultural production of status, value, and power / Craig Morris --
Cities and urbanism : central themes and future directions / Joyce Marcus and Jeremy A. Sabloff.
Título de la serie: School for Advanced Research resident scholar series.
Responsabilidad: edited by Joyce Marcus and Jeremy A. Sabloff.
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