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Architecture and cultural history

Carl R. Lounsbury.

in The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies

September 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; History and Theory of Archaeology; Landscape Archaeology. 7575 words.

The major focus of this article happens to be architecture and cultural history. Buildings tell many stories. They are complex material objects wherein we live, work, worship, socialize,...

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Cultural Landscapes

Lesley Head.

in The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies

September 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; History and Theory of Archaeology; Landscape Archaeology. 5614 words.

This article explores the idea of cultural landscapes. The term ‘cultural landscape’ is widely recognized as a description of a region of the earth that has been transformed by human...

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Ecological landscapes

Sarah Whatmore and Steve Hinchliffe.

in The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies

September 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; History and Theory of Archaeology; Landscape Archaeology. 7126 words.

This article sets out to unsettle some of the most taken for granted co-ordinates of landscapes in general and cities in particular that, if nothing else, we are safe in assuming them to be...

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Households and ‘Home Cultures’

Victor Buchli.

in The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies

September 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; History and Theory of Archaeology; Landscape Archaeology. 6993 words.

The domestic sphere or ‘home cultures’ as the term is used here is the location of many disciplinary investigations into the home. It is in the domestic sphere that one investigates the key...

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The Landscape Garden as Material Culture: Lessons from France

Chandra Mukerji.

in The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies

September 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; History and Theory of Archaeology; Landscape Archaeology. 6235 words.

Landscapes or built environments contain distinct lessons about material culture and human life. Land that shows the effects of human activity constitutes material culture, but is often...

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Material Geographies

Ian Cook and Divya P. Tolia‐Kelly.

in The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies

September 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; History and Theory of Archaeology; Landscape Archaeology. 9419 words.

Geographers' engagements with materiality over the past decade have become the topic of widespread and sometimes heated debate. A steady trickle of articles has appeared critiquing the...

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