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Vernacular buildings and urban social practice – Wood and people in Early Modern Swedish society


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Title: Vernacular buildings and urban social practice – Wood and people in Early Modern Swedish society
Authors: Nilsen, Andrine
Issue Date: 19-Aug-2020
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Humanities
Institution: Department of Historical Studies ; Institutionen för historiska studier
Date of Defence: 2020-09-18
Disputation: Fredagen den 18 september 2020, kl. 13.00, sal C350, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: GOTARC Serie B
ISSN 0282-6860
75
Keywords: historical archaeology
Swedish building practices
building stock
early modern
log timber construction
timber-framing construction
post and plank construction
storeyed buildings
Abstract: Wooden houses were major components of the early modern Swedish townscape. Yet, today these buildings have largely disappeared due to fires, demolition and modernity. The main themes of the thesis are the study of what kind of wooden building techniques were used within the urban environment. The research questions addresse the organisation of wooden buildings within urban space, through a series of micro studies. The social dimensions of the buildings are investigated, in terms of function, lay... more
ISBN: 978-91-85245-81-9
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/64421
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