Roman Pompeii: Space and Society [NOOK Book]

Overview

Including new chapters that reveal how the young learnt the culture of the city, this fully revised and updated edition of Roman Pompeii looks at the latest archaeological and literary evidence relating to the city of Pompeii from the viewpoint of architect, geographer and social scientist.
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Roman Pompeii: Space and Society

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Overview

Including new chapters that reveal how the young learnt the culture of the city, this fully revised and updated edition of Roman Pompeii looks at the latest archaeological and literary evidence relating to the city of Pompeii from the viewpoint of architect, geographer and social scientist.
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Editorial Reviews

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'Unpedantic presentation of a vast store of factual information, all scrupulously referenced.' - JACT Review

'[This] second edition is bigger, and it is better... [it] will find a ready place amongst contemporary scholarship on Pompeii. It is up to date, engaging, well researched, and full of a wide range of imformation that is at once valuable and provocative.' - Bryn Mawr Classical Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203813294
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 2/28/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 232
  • File size: 6 MB

Table of Contents

1. Ancient and Modern Town Planning 2. Public Building and Urban Identity 3. Local Identity: Neighbours and Neighbourhoods 4. Production and Consumption 5. Deviant Behaviour 6. Street Activity and Public Interaction 7. The Production of Space 8. Property Ownership and Urban Land Value 9. The Temporal Logic of Space 10. Urbanism and the Production of Adults 11. Urbanism in Roman Italy
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