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The Dong, Building Types, and Building Rituals

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Dong people are a minority group living in South West China, a mountainous area shared between the provinces of Guizhou, Hunan and Guangxi, and they number around 3 million. The original migration patterns of their arrival are ancient...

The Dogon of Mali

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Dogon of Mali remained in relative obscurity until the twentieth century, living in a remote and arid inland area of West Africa that was eventually colonized by the French. Once discovered, they won early fame among African peoples...

The Oglala Sioux and the Four Directions

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The sun was almost setting when we came to the hill, and the old man [the mentor Few Tails] helped me to make the place where I was to stand. We went to the highest point of the hill and made the ground there sacred by spreading sage upon...

The Tukanoan Maloca

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...With this chapter we move on to a permanent house, the sole home of a particular group and centre of their world. Tukanoans are Native South Americans living in the Amazonian rainforest, and this case study draws largely on the accounts...

Hunter-Gatherer Architecture: The Australian Aboriginal People

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...As an example of the practical and spiritual life of the hunter-gatherer, the rich anthropological literature on the Australian Aboriginal People provides a suitable case to engage the question of whether and in what sense...

Africa, 1400–1800

Nnamdi Elleh

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Nnamdi Elleh is Head of the School of Architecture and Planning, and Professor of Architectural History, at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Amy Latessa

Amy Latessa is a doctoral candidate in Architectural History, Theory and Criticism at the University of Cincinnati, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bisola Sosan

Bisola Sosan completed her undergraduate degree in English at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and then her Masters in Architecture at the University of Cincinnati, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

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...The African continent spans Mediterranean climates, deserts, semi-deserts, savannah forests, evergreen forests, rainforests, mangrove forests and landscapes of different altitudes, with diverse cultural inhabitants. The study of early...

Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania, 1400–1780

John N. Miksic

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John N. Miksic is Professor of Southeast Asian Studies in the National University of Singapore. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Memmott

Paul Memmott is Director of the Aboriginal Environments Research Centre, and Professor in the School of Architecture and Institute for Social Science Research at the University of Queensland, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deidre Brown

Deidre Brown is a Professor of Architecture at the School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

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...Covering over one-third of the world’s surface – when one takes into account also the oceans and seas – the vast region of Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania is historically, culturally and architecturally diverse. Its many landscapes...

Central and South America, 1492–1820

Maya Stanfield-Mazzi

Maya Stanfield-Mazzi is an associate professor of Art History at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

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...European colonization, especially that led by Spain and Portugal, drove the architectural changes in Central and South America, including the Caribbean, from 1520 to 1820. The fall of the Aztec and Inca Empires, and the conquest also...

Indian Subcontinent, 1750–1947

Tania Sengupta

TANIA SENGUPTA is a Lecturer in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

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...The Indian subcontinent under colonial rule from the mid-eighteenth to mid-twentieth centuries witnessed the establishment of British economic and political dominance, suppressing other European powers, and consequently creating a long-term...

Africa, 1830–1914

Edward Denison

EDWARD DENISON is an independent architectural historian, writer and photographer, and also an Associate Professor in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

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...In the mid-nineteenth century, much of Africa appeared mysterious and unknown to the rest of the world. Various colonial powers had settled around its coastal periphery, conspicuous by their alien constructions – forts, warehouses...