Ancient Fortifications: A Compendium of Theory and Practice (Fokus Fortifikation Studies)

English | 2016 | ISBN: 1785701398 | 352 Pages | PDF | 33 MB

Dedicated to the investigation of fortifications as important and integral elements of ancient built space, the present volume results from the activity of the German based international research network Fokus Fortifikation. Ancient Fortifications in the Eastern Mediterranean and is intended as a guide to research on anc

Building Modern Turkey: State, Space, and Ideology in the Early Republic (Culture Politics & the Built Environment)

English | 2015 | ISBN: 0822963906 | 368 Pages | PDF | 33 MB

Building Modern Turkey offers a critical account of how the built environment mediated Turkey's transition from a pluralistic (multiethnic and multireligious) empire into a modern, homogenized nation-state following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire at the end of World War I. Zeynep Kezer argues that the deliberate

Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South (Designing the American Park)

English | 2015 | ISBN: 1625341555 | 208 Pages | PDF | 19 MB

From early in the twentieth century, the state park movement sought to expand public access to scenic American places. During the 1930s those efforts accelerated as the National Park Service used New Deal funding and labor to construct parks nationwide. However, under severe Jim Crow restrictions in the South, African Am