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Objects and others [electronic resource] : essays on museums and material culture / edited by George W. Stocking, Jr.

Contributor(s): Stocking, George W, 1928-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: History of anthropology: v. 3.Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c1985Description: 1 online resource (viii, 258 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780299103231 (electronic bk.); 0299103234 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Anthropological museums and collections -- History | Anthropology -- History | Material culture | Anthropologie -- Mus�ees et collections -- Histoire | Anthropologie -- Histoire | Culture mat�erielle | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Culturele antropologie | Materi�ele cultuur | Musealisering | Tentoonstellingen | Ethnologie | Sammlung | Aufsatzsammlung | MuseumGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Objects and others.DDC classification: 306 Other classification: 73.01 | 73.20 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Essays on museums and material culture -- Arranging ethnology: A.H.L.F. Pitt Rivers and the typological tradition / William Ryan Chapman -- From shell-heaps to stelae: early anthropology at the Peabody Museum / Curtis M. Hinsley -- Franz Boas and exhibits: on the limitations of the museum method of anthropology / Ira Jacknis -- Philanthropoids and vanishing cultures: Rockefeller funding and the end of the museum era in Anglo-American anthropology / George W. Stocking, Jr. -- Art and artifact at the Trocadero: Ars Americana and the primitivist revolution / Elizabeth A. Williams -- The ethnic art market in the American Southwest, 1880-1980 / Edwin L. Wade -- On having a culture: nationalism and the preservation of Quebec's Patrimoine / Richard Handler -- Writing the history of archeology: a survey of trends / Bruce G. Trigger -- Objects and selves: an afterword / James Clifford.
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Essays on museums and material culture -- Arranging ethnology: A.H.L.F. Pitt Rivers and the typological tradition / William Ryan Chapman -- From shell-heaps to stelae: early anthropology at the Peabody Museum / Curtis M. Hinsley -- Franz Boas and exhibits: on the limitations of the museum method of anthropology / Ira Jacknis -- Philanthropoids and vanishing cultures: Rockefeller funding and the end of the museum era in Anglo-American anthropology / George W. Stocking, Jr. -- Art and artifact at the Trocadero: Ars Americana and the primitivist revolution / Elizabeth A. Williams -- The ethnic art market in the American Southwest, 1880-1980 / Edwin L. Wade -- On having a culture: nationalism and the preservation of Quebec's Patrimoine / Richard Handler -- Writing the history of archeology: a survey of trends / Bruce G. Trigger -- Objects and selves: an afterword / James Clifford.

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