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Pacific Pattern
  

Pacific Pattern (Hardback, New title)

By Kuchler, Susanne; Were, Graeme; Photographs by Jowitt, Glenn

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Lavishly illustrated throughout with a rare combination of contemporary, archival and museum images, Pacific Pattern takes us on a spectacular journey through the history of the Pacific and the myriad ways in which its peoples weave, bind, knit, plait, rub and stamp patterns of a ...

ISBN 9780500512371
Published 1 September 2005 by Thames and Hudson (Australia)
Interest Age General Audience
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Tivaivai: The Social Fabric of the Cook Islands
  

Tivaivai: The Social Fabric of the Cook Islands (Paperback)

By Kuchler, Susanne; Eimke, Andrea

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Examines the visual and cultural characteristics that have made the Polynesian quilt one of the most stunning and captivating art-forms to emerge from the Pacific. This book offers a glimpse into the role played by fabric in the history of contact with Europeans.

ISBN 9780714125800
Published 24 January 2009 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
Interest Age 19+ years
Series Artistic Traditions in World Cultures
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The Social Life of Materials: Studies in Materials and Society

The Social Life of Materials: Studies in Materials and Society (Hardback)

Edited by Drazin, Adam; Kuchler, Susanne

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Materials play a central role in society. Beyond the physical and chemical properties of materials, their cultural properties have often been overlooked in anthropological studies: finished products have been perceived as 'social' yet the materials which comprise them are conside ...

ISBN 9781472592637
Published 27 August 2015 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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The Social Life of Materials: Studies in Materials and Society
 

The Social Life of Materials: Studies in Materials and Society (Paperback)

Edited by Drazin, Adam; Kuchler, Susanne

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This collection explores the role of materials in society, considering the cultural contexts in which design and innovation take place.

ISBN 9781472592644
Published 27 August 2015 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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The Art of Clothing: A Pacific Experience
 

The Art of Clothing: A Pacific Experience (Paperback)

Edited by Kuchler, Susanne; Were, Graeme

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The Art of Clothing: A Pacific Experience is a collection of richly textured and tremendously engaging empirical studies of cloth and clothing in colonial and post-colonial Pacific contexts.

ISBN 9781844720156
Published 11 February 2005 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Series UCL
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Clothing as Material Culture
 

Clothing as Material Culture (Hardback, illustrated edition)

Edited by Miller, Daniel; Kuchler, Susanne

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Social scientists, though interested in fashion theories, have rarely addressed the material qualities of clothing. In contrast, traditional studies of dress have focused on textiles but neglect the context within which dress becomes consumed as clothing. This book aims to combin ...

ISBN 9781845200664
Published 1 September 2010 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Clothing as Material Culture
 

Clothing as Material Culture (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

Edited by Miller, Daniel; Kuchler, Susanne

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In recent years, there has been a spate of books theorizing fashion. Few, however, take on board the artefactual nature of cloth. In contrast, costume historians have looked closely at garments, but have shown less concern with how clothing is informed by social structures.

ISBN 9781845200671
Published 1 September 2010 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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The Art of Forgetting

The Art of Forgetting (Hardback, illustrated edition)

Edited by Forty, Adrian; Kuchler, Susanne

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A work which traces the process through which monuments give rise to collective memories. It addresses topics ranging from material objects to physical space; from the contemporary to the historical; and from high art to memorials outside the category of art altogether.

ISBN 9781859732861
Published 1 September 2010 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Series Materializing Culture
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The Art of Forgetting

The Art of Forgetting (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

Edited by Forty, Adrian; Kuchler, Susanne

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A work which traces the process through which monuments give rise to collective memories. It addresses topics ranging from material objects to physical space; from the contemporary to the historical; and from high art to memorials outside the category of art altogether.

ISBN 9781859732915
Published 1 September 2010 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Series Materializing Culture
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Malanggan: Art, Memory and Sacrifice
 

Malanggan: Art, Memory and Sacrifice (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Kuchler, Susanne

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Malanggan are death figures found in the Pacific which continue to confound anthropologists, they are intended to decompose as symbolic representations of the dead. This work interprets these mysterious agents of resemblance and connection as having a cognitive rather than lingui ...

ISBN 9781859736227
Published 1 September 2010 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Series Materializing Culture
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