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Structure and Meaning in Human Settlement
     

Structure and Meaning in Human Settlement

by Tony Atkin (Editor), Joseph Rykwert (Editor), Michelle I. Marcus
 

This book explores the relationships between form, space, and cultural meaning in human habitation. Authors from a variety of disciplines and international sites address the possibilities of common ground in architectural theories about place and dwelling, anthropological research on settlement archaeology, and the study of cultural landscapes and geography.

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This book explores the relationships between form, space, and cultural meaning in human habitation. Authors from a variety of disciplines and international sites address the possibilities of common ground in architectural theories about place and dwelling, anthropological research on settlement archaeology, and the study of cultural landscapes and geography. Illustrated with 220 full-color images, this book is a unique attempt to combine thinking about cultural meaning in space and settlements, both ancient and contemporary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931707831
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.40(d)

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