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Author Vis, Benjamin N.

Title Built environments, constructed societies : inverting spatial analysis / Benjamin N. Vis
Published Leiden : Sidestone Press, [2009]
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Contents Biographic-calls -- Content-wise -- Subjectivist Objectification -- Chapter 1. Axes of Developing Societies -- Epistemology -- Axis of Time -- Absolute Time -- Axis of Time -- Social Time -- Axis of Time -- Subjective Time -- Axis of Human Action -- Disciplined Humanism -- Axis of Human Action -- Max Weber -- Axis of Human Action -- Ludwig von Mises -- Axis of Human Action -- Alfred Schutz -- Axis of Human Action -- Michel de Certeau -- Axis of Human Space -- Existentialism and Embodiment -- Axis of Human Space -- Territoriality and Proxemics -- Axis of Human Space -- Built Environment -- Axis of Human Space -- Space Syntax -- Chapter 2. Along Disciplinary Lines -- Foundations of Human Geography -- New Geography, New Archaeology -- Present and Future Discource -- Social Evolutionism -- Culture History, Culture Areas -- Chapter 3. Processes of Becoming -- Time-geography and Structuration -- Introducing Allan Pred, Criticising Anthony Giddens -- Place and the Social -- Place beyond Structuration -- Towards Place as Historically Contingent Process -- What about the Built Environment? -- Chapter 4. Theorising towards Datasets -- From Regionalisation and Culture Areas -- Towards Regionalisation and Culture Areas -- Constructing Detailed Systemisation -- Towards Built Environments -- Chapter 5. Theoretical Integration for Datasets -- Some Fundamentals -- Social Positioning of Spatialities -- Spatial Datasets, Interpretive Issues -- Spatial Features -- Boundaries and the Macro Scale -- Disputation of Potentialities -- Are Things Stirring in Archaeology? -- Basing a Theory -- Building a Theory -- A Methodological Turn -- Concluding Remarks
Notes Originally presented as: Thesis (M. Phil.)--Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 168-179)
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Subject Archaeology -- Philosophy.
Social archaeology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1299281907 (electronic bk.)
9088901317 (electronic bk.)
9781299281905 (electronic bk.)
9789088901317 (electronic bk.)