Buildings and Society: Essays on the Social Development of the Built Environment
Anthony D. King
Psychology Press, 1984 - Architecture - 318 pages
..".A fascinating book...."--"The Sunday Times"
"This is a book I eagerly recommend to others, assign in courses, and use in myown research. It is a fine collection of illustrated essays on the social history of designed environments."--"Contemporary" "Sociology"
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