2001, English, Thesis edition: The architecture of the Torres Strait Islands : from the vernacular to the 'South Sea' type / Christopher Gadke. Gadke, Christopher.

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  • 78 leaves : ill., maps ; 30 cm.
Published
  • [St. Lucia, Qld.], 2001.
Language
  • English

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Title
  • The architecture of the Torres Strait Islands : from the vernacular to the 'South Sea' type /​ Christopher Gadke.
Author
  • Gadke, Christopher.
Published
  • [St. Lucia, Qld.], 2001.
Physical Description
  • 78 leaves : ill., maps ; 30 cm.
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Summary
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Contents
  • Introduction
  • Setting and pre-contact history of the Torres Strait Islands
  • Vernacular styles of architecture of the Torres Strait Islanders : group one: Boigu, Dauan and Saibai Islands; Villages on Boigu, Dauan and Saibai Islands; Houses and shelter on Boigu, Dauan and Saibai Islands; Religious ethno-architecture on Boigu, Dauan and Saibai Islands; Group two: Mabuiag, Pulu and Badu Islands; Villages on Mabuiag and Badu Islands; Houses and shelter on Mabuiag and Badu Islands; Religious ethno-architecture on Mabuiag, Pulu and Badu Islands; Group three: Muralag and Moa Islands; Miscellaneous ethno-architecture on Muralag and Moa Islands; Group four: Mer, Dauar, Waier, Erub and Ugar Islands; Villages on Mer, Dauar, Waier, Erub and Ugar Islands; Miscellaneous ethno-architecture on Mer, Dauar, Waier, Erub and Ugar Islands; Groups five, six and seven: Group five: Massid, Aurid, Damut, Mauar and Paremar Island; Villages and religious ethno-architecture on Aurid; Villages on Damut Island; Houses and shelter on Damut Island; Religious ethno-architecture on Damut Island; Group six: Tutu, Yam, Gaika and Gaba Island; Houses and shelter on Tutu Island; Religious ethno-architecture on Tutu Island; Houses and shelter on Yam Island; Religious ethno-architecture on Yam Island; Group seven: Naghir and Waraber Islands; Village, houses and shelter on Naghir and Waraber Islands; Religious ethno-architecture on Naghir Island
  • Forces for change for the Torres Strait Islanders: First contact: historical overview of early European exploration and contact; Trade; The fisheries industry; Annexation and colonisation; The Coming of the light - Missionaries; Evolution of mission stations and settlements; The variable "South Sea" type of house; Analysis of cultural change
  • Conclusion: Summary of findings; Diffusion of syncretism of the architecture within the Torres Straits; Syncretism of the architecture of the Miriam and the Pacific islanders; End note concerning syncretism throughout the Torres Strait; Significance of findings.
Notes
  • Thesis (B. Arch.)--University of Queensland, 2001.
  • Bibliography: p. 75-78.
Language
  • English
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