Designing the earth : the human impulse to shape nature /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Bourdon, David.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1995.
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Retention:Retained for Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST) http://eastlibraries.org/retained-materials
Description
Summary:Explores the many ways in which the earth has been transformed by human effort throughout history. This book highlights the formal and functional characteristics of earthworks, and explores how people on different continents demonstrated remarkable similarities in recontouring their landscapes.
Physical Description:240 pages : illustrations, map ; 30 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-234) and index.
ISBN:0810932245