The Mutual Interaction of People and Their Built Environment

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Author: Rapoport, Amos

Year: 1976

Publisher: Mouton Publishing

Place: The Hague and Paris


xv+505 pages with figures, charts, plates, diagrams, tables and indexes. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6") issued in black cloth with white lettering to spine and insignia on front cover. Preface by ol Tax. First edition.

Contents: Sociocultural Aspects of Man-Environment Studies by Amos Rapoport; The Social Function of the Built Environment by Robert Gutman; Cultural Pluralism and Urban Form: The Colonial City as Laboratory for Cross-Cultural Research in Man-Environment Interaction by A D King; How Can We Learn about Man and His Settlements? by C A Doxiadis; Design for Man-Environment Relations by Aristide H Esser; Human Territoriality as an Object of Research in Cultural Anthropology by Ina-Maria Greverus; the Social Properties of Places and Things by G McBride and H Clancy; Some Territorial Layouts in the United States by Albert E Scheflen; A Description of the Maori Marae by M R Austin; Peasant House Building and Its Relation to Church Building: The Rumanian Case by Anca and Paul-Henri Stahl; Analysis of a Culture Through its Culturemes: Theory and Method by Fernando Poyatos; A Decision Model for Estimating Concurrent School Attendance among Tribal Peoples of Liberia, Together with an Application Regarding Differential Cognitions Toward Traditional Housing by James Beckman; Housing Standards versus Ecological Forces: Regulating Population Density in Bombay by Harvey M Choldin; Conceptual Patterns in Yoruba Culture by Lucy Jayne Kamau; Values, Science, and Settlement: A Case Study in Environmental Control by A D King; Landscape and the Communication of Social Identiy by James S Duncan, Jr; Residential Patterns and Population Movement into Farmlands of Yorubaland by Philip O Olusanya; A Process of Urbanization: Economic and Social Innovations in a Suburban Village at Fukuyama, Japan by Motoyoshi Omori; Preindustrial Kabul: Its Structure and Function in Transformational Processes in Afghanistan by M Jamil Hanifi; Problems Involved in the Human Aspects of Rural Resettlement Schemes in Egypt by Helmi R Tadros.


Some light pencil notation. Light edge wear to jacket edges else a near fine copy in like jacket.


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