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The idea of a town

Joseph Rykwert

The idea of a town

the anthropology of urbanform in Rome, Italy and the ancient world

by Joseph Rykwert

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- Planning -- History.,
  • Cities and towns, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph Rykwert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21621944M
    ISBN 100691039011

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The Idea Of A Town: The Anthropology Of Urban Form In Rome, Italy And The Ancient World. Joseph Rykwert. Rating details 23 ratings 1 review.

Looks at the Roman town as a work of art, discusses the mythical, historical, and ritual aspects of ancient towns, and examines the implications for modern urban design.4/5(24).

The Idea of a Town: The Anthropology of Urban Form in Rome, Italy and the Ancient World (Faber Finds) Paperback – May 4, by Joseph Rykvert (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings.

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The idea of a town must be strong enough to survive the inevitable chaotic overlay of urban experience, Joseph Rykwert asserts in this fundamental book on urban form. In his preface to this new edition he reviews the developments over the past thirty ears, in archeology, in historical and philological work, and in urban planning and architectural trends that make The Idea of a /10(10).

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About the Book Roman towns and their history are generally regarded as being the preserve of the archaeologist or the economic historian. In this famous, unusual and radical book which touches on such disparate themes as psychology and urban architecture, Joseph Rykwert has considered them as works of : Joseph Rykwert.

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