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The Resource Indispensable eyesores : an anthropology of undesired buildings, Mélanie van der Hoorn

Indispensable eyesores : an anthropology of undesired buildings, Mélanie van der Hoorn

Label
Indispensable eyesores : an anthropology of undesired buildings
Title
Indispensable eyesores
Title remainder
an anthropology of undesired buildings
Statement of responsibility
Mélanie van der Hoorn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The author presents a rich variety of undesired edifices in germany, Hungary, Austria and Bosnia-Herzegovina and investigates the different methods used ot dispose of them ... This analysis continues with a feflection on the afterlife of unwanted buildings, and concludes with a discussion on the life expectancy of buildings, their multi-sensory materiality and 'thing-ly' agency."--Page 4 of cover
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoorn, Mélanie van der
Dewey number
306.4/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2543.A58
LC item number
H66 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Remapping cultural history
Series volume
v. 10
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  • Architecture and anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Abandoned buildings
  • Architecture and society
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Abandoned buildings
  • Architecture and anthropology
  • Architecture and society
  • Architecture
  • Sozialanthropologie
  • Bauruine
  • Verlassenes Haus
  • Sozialanthropologie
  • Bauruine
  • Verlassenes Haus
Label
Indispensable eyesores : an anthropology of undesired buildings, Mélanie van der Hoorn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-253) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title page-Indispensable Eyesores; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Chapter 1-Dragons, Tunnels, Gold and Russians; Chapter 2-Between Pragmatic Clearance and Pure Iconoclasm; Chpater 3-13 May 2001, 8.01 A.M. -- 1 Building, 20,000 People and 450 Kilograms of Explosives; Chapter 4-Witnessing Urbicide; Chapter 5-From Nuclear Waste to a Temple of Consumerism; Chapter 6-Consuming the 'Platte' in East Berlin; Chapter 7-If Not Clearing, Then At Least Thinking Them Away; Chapter 8-'L' like 'Left to Its Own Devices'; Chapter 9-Exorcizing Remains; Chapter 10-In Fond Memory of a Rejected Edifice
Control code
647933072
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845459215
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7j20jz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647933072
Label
Indispensable eyesores : an anthropology of undesired buildings, Mélanie van der Hoorn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-253) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title page-Indispensable Eyesores; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Chapter 1-Dragons, Tunnels, Gold and Russians; Chapter 2-Between Pragmatic Clearance and Pure Iconoclasm; Chpater 3-13 May 2001, 8.01 A.M. -- 1 Building, 20,000 People and 450 Kilograms of Explosives; Chapter 4-Witnessing Urbicide; Chapter 5-From Nuclear Waste to a Temple of Consumerism; Chapter 6-Consuming the 'Platte' in East Berlin; Chapter 7-If Not Clearing, Then At Least Thinking Them Away; Chapter 8-'L' like 'Left to Its Own Devices'; Chapter 9-Exorcizing Remains; Chapter 10-In Fond Memory of a Rejected Edifice
Control code
647933072
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845459215
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7j20jz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647933072

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