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Iconoclasm, Decay, and Destruction of Architectural Forms

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... of memory where objects—either natural of artificial—are analogues of human memory. DeSilvey instead argues against the work of institutional and “socially produced durability” (Buchli 2002) and proposes that “decay itself may clear a path...

Embodiment and Architectural Form

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...1 As Carsten and Hugh-Jones (1995) noted, the relationship between the body and built form is difficult to disentangle; it is impossible to clearly say where the body ends and built form begins. What this observation entails, of course...

Institutions and Community

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... this new nationalist subjectivity as opposed to a universalist Soviet one. As Buchli (2006) notes, the surfaces of buildings become the focus of social engagement and social critique under the conditions of an authoritarian democracy....

Consumption Studies and the Home

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... reformers devised and implemented myriad schemes to realize these twinned goals, which were only to be sidelined in the Stalinist period (see Buchli 1999). In the West, these efforts did not reemerge until the years following the Second World...

Postscript

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... the replacement of concrete for wood can upset traditional hierarchies of power and prestige in Indonesia. In another vein, Buchli (forthcoming) discusses how archaeologists at the Neolithic site of Catalhöyük have shown that a shift from...

Architecture and Archaeology

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... in the Paleolithic in radical Russian political circles (Buchli 2000). One of the great investigators into the Paleolithic as it emerged in the late nineteenth century was Feodor Kondrat’evich Volkov. An ardent Narodnik, he trained his student,...

The Long Nineteenth Century

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... science of humankind that inspired him to collect (Chapman 1985: 16). Pitt Rivers, preoccupied as he was with the rapidity of social and material change in the nineteenth century (Buchli 2004), found the means by which his “philosophy...

Social Anthropology and the House Societies of Lévi-Strauss

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... as a potential part of the network that they are honouring” (2007: 121). Buchli (2006) describes a different dimension of the Kazakh yurt, in terms of another manipulation of material register—here, in relation to its key structural and symbolic...

Introduction

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... as described by Barad (2007: 351-61) or the artifact in three-dimensional printing emerging as both thing and code, reconfigured into a novel assemblage whose affordances and enabling and disabling properties are not yet fully understood (see Buchli...