Geology and Settlement
By (author) Dora P. Crouch
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Geology and Settlement by Dora P. Crouch
Book DescriptionThis study explains the Greco-Roman urban form as it relates to the geological basis at selected sites in the Mediterranean basin. Each of the sites--Argos, Delphi, Ephesus, and Syracuse among them--has manifested in its physical form the geology on which it stood and from which it was made. "By demonstrating the dependence of a group of cities on its geological base," the author writes, "the study forces us to examine more closely the ecology of human settlement, not as a set of theories but as a set of practical constraints..." Exacting attention will be given to local geology (types of building stones, natural springs, effect of earthquakes, silting, etc.) The findings are based on site publications, visits to the sites, and the most recent archaeological plans. The book is illustrated with original photographs and geological maps indicating the known Greco-Roman features--the first such maps published for any of the sites. Sequel to Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities, now available by Publication on Demand
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195083248
(243mm x 162mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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An introduction to the architectural achievements of diverse cultures outside the Euro-American tradition. Arranged thematically, it focuses on the basic needs common to all communities, discusses architectural solutions and compares geographically separate buildings and construction traditions.
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Author Biography - Dora P. Crouch
Dora P. Crouch received a Ph.D. in art history from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has taught at three California state colleges, at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Los Angeles, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Stanford University.
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