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The Landscape of Man: Shaping the Environment from Prehistory to the Present Day (Third Edition, Expanded and Updated)

 
 
 
 
The Landscape of Man: Shaping the Environment from Prehistory to the Present Day (Third Edition, Expanded and Updated)
Author: Geoffrey Alan Jellicoe - Susan Jellicoe
ISBN 13: 9780500278192
ISBN 10: 500278199
Edition: Third Edition, Expanded a
Publisher: Thames and Hudson
Publication Date: 1995-04-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 408
List Price: $34.95
 
 

This volume looks at the landscape of 28 cultures, ranging from ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, and shows how the environment is conditioned by the philosophy and religion of each civilization. A selection from Geoffrey Jellicoe's "The Atlanta Historical Garden" is included.

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Published in Britain in 1975 and in the United States in 1987, this study presents the ways humankind has traditionally shaped its environment to express concepts of power, comfort, mystery, etc. For this profusely illustrated edition-746 in all-the text has been updated to include recent constructions.