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Roman architecture and society

Author: James C Anderson
Publisher: Baltimore ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
Series: Ancient society and history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This detailed and concise account will appeal not only to students and scholars of Roman history, but to all with an interest in ancient architecture and urban society.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James C Anderson
ISBN: 0801855462 9780801855467 9780801869815 0801869811
OCLC Number: 931334712
Description: xxiii, 442 pages : illustrations, plans ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1 : How the Romans organized building --
The Roman architects --
The organization of building in ancient Rome --
Supplying the Roman building industry : manpower and materials --
Part 2: How the Romans organized space --
Planning and layout of cities and towns in Roman Italy --
Architecture, space, and society in the Roman world : Public architecture and shared space --
Architecture, space, and society in the Roman world : Quotidian architecture and individual space.
Series Title: Ancient society and history.
Responsibility: James C. Anderson.


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Brings together a wealth of information important to the understanding of Roman architecture between the Republic and Constantine... Anderson's treatment is even-handed and noncommittal, a virtue for Read more...

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