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The Resource Walls : a history of civilization in blood and brick, David Frye

Walls : a history of civilization in blood and brick, David Frye

Label
Walls : a history of civilization in blood and brick
Title
Walls
Title remainder
a history of civilization in blood and brick
Statement of responsibility
David Frye
Title variation
Walls, a history of civilization in blood and brick
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A survey of walls throughout history and their role in shaping society."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
UG400
LC item number
.W35 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Walls : a history of civilization in blood and brick, David Frye
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A wall against the wasteland -- Part one: Builders and barbarians -- Midwife to civilization: wall builders at the dawn of history: the ancient Near East, 2500-500 BC -- To wall or not to wall?: Greece, 600-338 BC -- "Cries of pain and sadness": China, 214 BC -- Wallers and warriors: life outside the walls: Eurasia, 2000 BC-AD 1800 -- Part two: The great age of walls -- Prologue to the great age of walls: Alexander's gates: timeless folklore -- Walls connect Eurasia: China and central Asia, c. 100 BC -- Hadrian's walls: the Roman Empire, AD 117-38 -- Paradise lost: The Roman Empire, c. AD 300 -- Defenseless behind walls: The Roman and Byzantine Empires, AD 400-600 -- Cycles of walls and despots: China, AD 280-1600 -- Walls and the Apocalypse: Western and Central Asia, AD 500-1300 -- Part three: The world in transition -- The horrible bombard: Constantinople, AD 1453 -- Beyond the pale: Ireland, Scotland, and the Russian Empire, AD 1494-c. 1800 -- Fort Brokenheart: South, Central, and North America, prehistory-AD 1800 -- Part four: A clash of symbols -- The last battles: China and France, 1933-40 -- "A hell of a lot better than a war": Berlin, 1961-89 -- Epilogue: "Love your neighbor, but don't pull down your hedge": Earth, 1990-present
Control code
on1012798550
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 292 pages
Isbn
9781501172717
Lccn
2018022463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1012798550
Label
Walls : a history of civilization in blood and brick, David Frye
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A wall against the wasteland -- Part one: Builders and barbarians -- Midwife to civilization: wall builders at the dawn of history: the ancient Near East, 2500-500 BC -- To wall or not to wall?: Greece, 600-338 BC -- "Cries of pain and sadness": China, 214 BC -- Wallers and warriors: life outside the walls: Eurasia, 2000 BC-AD 1800 -- Part two: The great age of walls -- Prologue to the great age of walls: Alexander's gates: timeless folklore -- Walls connect Eurasia: China and central Asia, c. 100 BC -- Hadrian's walls: the Roman Empire, AD 117-38 -- Paradise lost: The Roman Empire, c. AD 300 -- Defenseless behind walls: The Roman and Byzantine Empires, AD 400-600 -- Cycles of walls and despots: China, AD 280-1600 -- Walls and the Apocalypse: Western and Central Asia, AD 500-1300 -- Part three: The world in transition -- The horrible bombard: Constantinople, AD 1453 -- Beyond the pale: Ireland, Scotland, and the Russian Empire, AD 1494-c. 1800 -- Fort Brokenheart: South, Central, and North America, prehistory-AD 1800 -- Part four: A clash of symbols -- The last battles: China and France, 1933-40 -- "A hell of a lot better than a war": Berlin, 1961-89 -- Epilogue: "Love your neighbor, but don't pull down your hedge": Earth, 1990-present
Control code
on1012798550
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 292 pages
Isbn
9781501172717
Lccn
2018022463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1012798550

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