Gunyah, Goondie Wurley has 7 ratings and 2 reviews. Deirdre said: This is a very comprehensive anthropology book about Aboriginal huts and the social con. GUNYAH, GOONDIE + WURLEY: The Aboriginal Architecture of Australia By Paul Memmott When Europeans first reached Australian shores, a view developed. Gunyah, Goondie and Wurley covers in depth the architecture of early contact Aboriginal Australia. It also gives a brief overview of post
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This is a very comprehensive anthropology book about Aboriginal huts and the social constructs reflected in Aboriginal architecture.
Debunking the inaccurate popular notions of early Aboriginal architecture and settlement, this lavish volume explores the range and complexity of Aboriginal-designed structures, spaces, and territories, from minimalist shelters to permanent houses and villages. As an example, a box within a chapter devoted to a regional architectural tradition may highlight a specific instance of a comparable building type found elsewhere on the continent, and speculates as to the reasons for their similarity.
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May not be open to the public Held. State Library of Queensland. He establishes surley methodology as central to the book’s overall intention goonndie provide an introduction and a framework for a scholarly approach to ongoing debate and research on the subject; and, more broadly, to introduce the lay reader to the subject, to nourish popular interest and provide avenues of insight into the lifestyles and cultural heritage of the Aboriginal peoples” xii.
Book ratings by Goodreads. Memmott carefully situates a methodology gumyah understanding Aboriginal building and settlement patterns within an “ethno-architectural” approach. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, xnd must first login or sign up. Ben marked it as to-read Dec 11, Further, one- or two-page “boxes” are inserted throughout that address special subtopics connected to chapter themes and provide individual case studies of Aboriginal architecture.
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Gunyah, Goondie Wurley: The Aboriginal Architecture of Australia
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Housing – Shelters – Bark. Open to the public Q Whilst Gunyah, Goondie and Wurley is mainly an goondis depth study of the architecture of early contact Aboriginal Australia, it also contains an overview of post collaborative architecture between white Australian architects and Aboriginal clients, as well as an introduction to the work of the first Aboriginal graduates of university-based courses in architecture.
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May not be open to the public A Chapters focusing on general, inclusive themes and that use examples from throughout the continent ggoondie example, chapter 5: I will reborrow via the inter-library loan facility until I can convince my library network to obtain a copy or I save enough to buy my own.
Gunyah, Goondie & Wurley: The Aboriginal Architecture of Australia
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Skip to main content. Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. Vernacular architecture — Australia — History. Other suppliers National Library of Australia – Copies Direct The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.
Holroyd City Council Library Service. Books by Paul Memmott. Despite the fact that this is undoubtedly the most comprehensive single source of information on Aboriginal architecture ever produced, there is repeated, humble acknowledgment of the need for more detailed study in countless areas. The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions. The University of Melbourne. Armidale Regional Council Libraries.
Separate different tags with a comma. The book is thoroughly and beautifully illustrated, with photographs and drawings of individual structures including primary domiciles, shade and storage shelters, and windbreaks, as well as diagrams and maps of camps, cultural regions, geographic territories, language groups, and even family trees.