Bricks and stones from the past

Jamaica"s geological heritage
  • 86 Pages
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  • English
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University of the West Indies Press , Kingston, JM
StatementAnthony R.D. Porter.
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LC ClassificationsNA
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 86 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22767409M
ISBN 139789766401924

Bricks and Stones from the Past is an informative, handsomely illustrated and skilfully written book of hard facts about Jamaica's rich geo-historical heritage. Weaving his way through many intricate branches of knowledge, including archaeology, building construction, chemistry and geology, the author embarks on a journey that takes him through the pages of history and 5/5(1).

And although Bricks and Stones From The Past, Jamaica's Geological Heritage is a historical text, Porter writes with a careful eye towards the future, realising full well that the hard objects he describes in such intricate detail are not necessarily : Bricks and Stones from the Past is an informative, handsomely illustrated and skilfully written book of hard facts about Jamaica's rich geo-historical heritage.

Weaving his way through many intricate branches of knowledge, including archaeology, building construction, chemistry and geology, the author embarks on a journey that takes him through the pages of history and.

And although Bricks and Stones From The Past, Jamaica's Geological Heritageis a historical text, Porter writes with a careful eye towards the future, realising full well that the hard objects he describes in such intricate detail are not necessarily permanent.

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Our work is highly acclaimed and we have created models for both permanent and temporary exhibitions at museums, galleries and. The History of Bricks and Brickmaking.

Bricks are one of the oldest known building materials dating back to BC where they were first found in southern Turkey and around Jericho. The first bricks were sun dried mud bricks.

Fired bricks were found to be more resistant to harsher weather conditions, which made them a much more reliable brick for use in permanent buildings, where mud bricks.

The University of the West Indies Press 7a Gibraltar Hall Road Mona, Kingston 7 Jamaica, West Indies Tel: () / Fax: () Web: es: Stones and rocks are the skeleton of the solid part of the earth on which the flesh of earth is laid.

Stones are to be found everywhere: little flinty stones which the plough turns up in many a field; round, smooth pebbles on the sea-shores of the world; tumbling scree on the mountain sides, like a great overspill of waste rock from some factory in the heart of the mountains; giant rocks.

About the author () William Bell, author, editor and educator, holds master's degrees in both education and literature.

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He has been a high school English department head in Ontario and an instructor at universities in Harbin and Beijing, China, and at the University of British Columbia. Award-winning author of ten books for young people 2/5(3).

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The brick, first produced in a sun-dried form at least 6, years ago and the forerunner of a wide range of structural clay products used today, is a small building unit in the form of a rectangular block, formed from clay or shale or mixtures and burned (fired) in a kiln.

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