The archaeology of sanitation in Roman Italy toilets, sewers, and water systems by Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow

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Subjects:

  • Sanitary engineering,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Water-supply,
  • Sanitation,
  • Sewerage,
  • Public health,
  • Public toilets,
  • Roman Antiquities,
  • City planning,
  • City and town life,
  • History

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAnn Olga Koloski-Ostrow
SeriesStudies in the history of Greece and Rome, Studies in the history of Greece and Rome
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD16 .K65 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 286 pages
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27187994M
ISBN 101469621282
ISBN 109781469621289
LC Control Number2014034357
OCLC/WorldCa892879433

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