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Making sense of monuments : narratives of time, movement, and scale

Author: Michael J Kolb
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, [2020]
Series: Routledge studies in archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, Confederate statues, Egyptian pyramids, and medieval cathedrals: these are some of the places that are the subject of Making Sense of Monuments, an analysis of how the built environment molds human experiences and perceptions via bodily comparison. Drawing from recent research in cognitive neuroscience, psychology, and semiotics, Michael J. Kolb explores the mechanics of the mind, the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kolb, Michael J,
Making sense of monuments
New York : Routledge, 2019.
(DLC) 2019029084
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Kolb
ISBN: 9781138371101 1138371106
OCLC Number: 1108806693
Description: xx, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Making sense of monuments --
Time --
Movement --
Scale
Series Title: Routledge studies in archaeology.
Responsibility: Michael J. Kolb.

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"Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, Confederate statues, Egyptian pyramids, and medieval cathedrals: these are some of the places that are the subject of Making Sense of Monuments, an analysis of how the built environment molds human experiences and perceptions via bodily comparison. Drawing from recent research in cognitive neuroscience, psychology, and semiotics, Michael J. Kolb explores the mechanics of the mind, the material world, and the spatialization process of monumental architecture. Three distinct spatial-cognitive metaphors-time, movement, and scale-comprise strands of knowledge that when interwoven create embodied contours of meaning of how human interact with monumental spaces. Comprehensive, lucidly written, and thoroughly illustrated, Making Sense of Monuments is a vibrant, extraordinary journey of the monuments we have constructed and inhabited"--

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"In this book, anthropologist Michael Kolb productively explores the cultural and communicative roles of the built environment. Systematic without being deductive, thematic without universalizing, Read more...

 
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