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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
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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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