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Allegorical structure ДОМ и СЕМЬЯ,НАУКА и УЧЕБА, ПРОФЕССИИ И РЕМЕСЛА Название: Allegorical structure. dwelling delusion and Architectonics in Southern China Автор: Xing Ruan Издательство: college of Hawaii Press Год: 2007 Страниц: 219 ISBN: 0824821513 Формат: pdf Размер: eleven МбThis could appear a really good learn of a minority workforce in Southeast China--whose partly transcribed language he learnt whereas learning their buildings--yet Xing Ruan has used this amazing miniature to light up the complicated relation among many different societies, their everyday life, their rituals and ceremonies, and their constructions. however the e-book is far extra. Xing Ruan extrapolates from his miniature a well timed and intensely vital reminder of the way construction and behaviour interweave and the way crucial a few realizing of that complicated and very important relation has to be for the way forward for the equipped environment.Скачать eighty five

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Dong daily activities, such as family life, marriage, textile making, and antiphonal singing, are largely framed and displayed within their houses. In most Dong areas, the houses are on piles called ganlan in Chinese. The upper floors are raised above the ground and serve as living quarters, while the ground floor is kept for domestic animals and storage. Dong homes are usually built as three bays. 13). Normally the Dong have relatively small, two-­generation families; occasionally three or even four generations live together.

The shaded areas show the concentrations of Dong populations in this region. The main areas of my fieldwork include Kaili, Rongjiang, Congjiang, and Sanjiang. Source: Drawn by Xing Ruan. Opposite: The topography in the Sanjiang area showing mountain river valleys as a distinctive feature of the Dong habitat. Source: Sanjing Dongzu Zizhixian Zhi Guangxi Sanjiang Dongzu Zizhixian Zhi Bianzuan Weiyuanhui (1992, 80). in the Zhuang-Dong branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. Their language is aYliated with the language of the Zhuang, Buyi, and Dai, but particularly with the Maonan, Gelao, and Shui.

5 A sheltered Sax altar in Chejiang village of the Rongjiang region in Guizhou province showing the altar protected and indeed “shaded” by an umbrella. Source: Photograph by Xing Ruan, 1992. 6 This Sax altar is a round hillock constructed of stones; the boxwood tree pro- vides “shade” for the Sax. Zengchong village, Congjiang region, Guizhou province. Source: Photograph by Xing Ruan, 1993. 7 The Sax ritual performed on 23 January 1993 in Longtu village of the Congjiang region showing young men firing off shots in front of the Sax temple after the procession.

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