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Building Materials and Techniques

Building Materials and Techniques   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
17,911 words
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10

[To survey the history, distribution, and role of building materials and techniques throughout the Near East, this entry comprises ...

Building Materials and Construction

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
2,580 words
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6

Construction projects represent considerable economic investments, so the study of the materials and technology used provides insight into the priorities ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
2,626 words
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Architectural fabrication involving major exploitation of material resources and *technology. 1.  General concepts 2.  Labour (artisans) 3.  Materials and ...

building materials and techniques

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The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2,601 words

The commonly held concept that traditional Scottish buildings, of all sizes and all ages, were constructed using load‐bearing stone walls ...

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Richard Allan Tomlinson, John Bryan Ward-Perkins, Hazel Dodge, and Bryan R. Ward-Perkins

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
1,048 words
In its developed stages Greek *architecture was based on the use of finely dressed stone masonry, predominantly limestone. Where available either locally or transported, white ... ... More

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