The Architecture of Life and Death in Borneo 9780824864590

Among Borneo's spectacular indigenous buildings, the longhouses, mortuary monuments, and other architectural forms

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The Architecture of Life and Death in Borneo
 9780824864590

Table of contents :
CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
PART ONE: Traditional Forms
CHAPTER ONE. THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT OF THE INTERIOR: AN OVERVIEW
CHAPTER TWO .THE LONGHOUSE
CHAPTER THREE .THE ARCHITECTURAL SYMBOLISM OF LIFE AND DEATH
PART TWO: Modern Transformations
CHAPTER FOUR. THE DEVELOPMENT OF BIDAYUH ARCHITECTURE
CHAPTER FIVE. TWO PATTERNS OF CHANGE
CHAPTER SIX. MODERN USES AND THE FUTURE OF INDIGENOUS ARCHITECTURE
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
LIST OF SOURCES AND CREDITS
INDEX

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