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Architectural Development in the Earliest Settled Agricultural Phases of Azerbaijan

Mubariz S. Azimov


This book investigates for the first time the complex processes involved with the occurrence and development of Eneolithic and Bronze Age architecture over the extent of Azerbaijan. The study also investigates the important questions left unanswered in the architectural, archaeological and ethnographic literature, and, for the first time, a planning structure for settlements, inhabited complexes and units is developed. Sections include: The General Characteristics of the Cultural Monuments Investigated; The Processes of Cultural Development and the Construction Layers; The Structure of Settlement Planning; The Constructions and their Architecture; Decision-making and the constructions; reconstructions; The functions of constructions.