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The past from above

Author: Georg Gerster; Ch Trümpler
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this title, 249 locations in 51 countries comprise this collection of aerial photos of the world's foremost archaeological sites. From Hadrian's Wall to Uluru, the Tower of Babel to the Nasca  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aerial photographs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gerster, Georg, 1928-
Past from above.
London : Frances Lincoln, 2005
(OCoLC)743171006
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georg Gerster; Ch Trümpler
ISBN: 0711224781 9780711224780
OCLC Number: 61301486
Notes: Translated from the German.
Description: 415 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portrait ; 30 cm
Contents: Aerial photography in archaeology and its pioneers / Charlotte Trümpler --
From the private log of an aerial photographer / Georg Gerster --
Culture and nature: archaeological sites in the landscape --
Villages and towns: settlement types --
Living in the lap of luxury: palaces and royal residences --
Seeing and being seen: festival sites and places of assembly --
For safety's sake: fortresses and bulwarks --
Frontier walls to keep people out (and in): limes ; Pursuing politics by other means: battlefields --
Building for eternity: graves and cemeteries --
The seat of the gods: sacred sites --
Mysterious grandeur: monumental geoglyphs --
The earth's gifts: water, land and mineral resources --
The curse and frustration of archaeologists: looting --
At the last minute: places lost and saved --
Pharaoh is moving / Georg Gerster.
Other Titles: Flug in die Vergangenheit.
Responsibility: Georg Gerster ; edited by Charlotte Trümpler.

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