The Resource The study of Indigenous ethno-architecture in Australia / : Paul Memmott [and] Shaneen Fantin

The study of Indigenous ethno-architecture in Australia / : Paul Memmott [and] Shaneen Fantin

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The study of Indigenous ethno-architecture in Australia / : Paul Memmott [and] Shaneen Fantin
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The study of Indigenous ethno-architecture in Australia /
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Paul Memmott [and] Shaneen Fantin
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eng
Summary
Discusses definition of ethno-architecture; argues Thomson one of few scholars to recognise Indigenous architecture in their ethnographic research prior to nineteen seventies; reviews Thomson's ethno-architecture work and findings, particularly his recognition of seasonal factor influences on ethno-architecture; Thomson's classifications; shelters in Cape York and Arnhem Land; camps at Stewart River, Gaarrtji and Mulgaram; observations on camp behaviour; symbolism and meaning in ethno-architecture; names and meaning of Yolngu ethno-architecture; ceremonial ethno-architecture in Cape York and Arnhem Land; ethno-engineering; concludes although Thomson did not theorise on ethno-architecture he made immense contributions through his drawings, photographs and descriptions
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individual biography
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Memmott, Paul
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  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
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index present
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non fiction
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  • Fantin, Shaneen
  • Museum of Victoria
  • Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
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Thomson, Donald F.
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The study of Indigenous ethno-architecture in Australia / : Paul Memmott [and] Shaneen Fantin
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