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Focusing primarily on Rome and other cities of central Italy, James C. Anderson, jr., describes the training, career path, and social status of both architects and builders. He explains how the construction industry was organized--from marble and timber suppliers to bricklayers and carpenters. He examines the political, legal, and economic factors that determined what would be built, and where. And he shows how the various types of public and private Roman buildings relate to the urban space as a whole. Drawing on ancient ...

Roman Architecture and Society 2002, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801869815

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Roman Architecture and Society 1997, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801855467