Ancient Irrigation Systems in the Aral Sea Area is the English translation of Boris Vasilevich Andrianov’s work, Drevnie orositelnye sistemy priaralya, concerning the study of ancient irrigation systems and the settlement pattern in the historical region of Khorezm, around the southern Aral Sea (today northern Uzbekistan and western Kazakhstan). This work holds a special place in the Soviet archaeological school because of the results obtained through a multidisciplinary approach combining aerial archaeological surveys, fieldwork and excavations with disciplines such as geography, botany and geology. This translation has been enriched by the addition of introductions written by several eminent scholars from the region regarding the importance of the Khorezm Archaeological-Ethnographic Expedition, the figure of Boris V. Andrianov and his landmark study almost 50 years after the original publication.

Ancient Irrigation Systems of the Aral Sea Area. The History, Origin, and Development of Irrigated Agriculture / Mantellini, Simone. - STAMPA. - (2016), pp. 1-393.

Ancient Irrigation Systems of the Aral Sea Area. The History, Origin, and Development of Irrigated Agriculture.

MANTELLINI, SIMONE
2016

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Ancient Irrigation Systems in the Aral Sea Area is the English translation of Boris Vasilevich Andrianov’s work, Drevnie orositelnye sistemy priaralya, concerning the study of ancient irrigation systems and the settlement pattern in the historical region of Khorezm, around the southern Aral Sea (today northern Uzbekistan and western Kazakhstan). This work holds a special place in the Soviet archaeological school because of the results obtained through a multidisciplinary approach combining aerial archaeological surveys, fieldwork and excavations with disciplines such as geography, botany and geology. This translation has been enriched by the addition of introductions written by several eminent scholars from the region regarding the importance of the Khorezm Archaeological-Ethnographic Expedition, the figure of Boris V. Andrianov and his landmark study almost 50 years after the original publication.
2016
393
978-1-84217-384-8
Ancient Irrigation Systems of the Aral Sea Area. The History, Origin, and Development of Irrigated Agriculture / Mantellini, Simone. - STAMPA. - (2016), pp. 1-393.
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