The Resource The last frontier? : acquiring the American-Australian Scientific Expedition ethnographic collection, Sally K. May

The last frontier? : acquiring the American-Australian Scientific Expedition ethnographic collection, Sally K. May

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The last frontier? : acquiring the American-Australian Scientific Expedition ethnographic collection
Title
The last frontier?
Title remainder
acquiring the American-Australian Scientific Expedition ethnographic collection
Statement of responsibility
Sally K. May
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Language
eng
Summary
Explores the influences of Western institutions and individuals on the formation of Indigenous Australian ethnographic collections; case study of the 1948 American-Australian Scientific Expedition; history and collection practice during the 1948 expedition - individual roles of the expedition members in forming the collection; the influence of Social Darwinism, scientific truth and the postmodern condition; museums and acquisition; the new museology; representation of Indigenous ways of life; bark painting - collection and display acquisition; ethnographic collection - dispersal; art gallery versus museum collection and display of Indigenous material; Indigenous paintings as art and ethnographic object
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May, Sally K
Dissertation note
Thesis (BA (Hons.)) -- Flinders University, 2000.
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  • Mountford, Charles P.
  • McCarthy, Frederick D.
  • Setzler, Frank M.
  • McArthur, Margaret
  • Harney, W. E.
  • American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Ethnological museums and collections
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The last frontier? : acquiring the American-Australian Scientific Expedition ethnographic collection, Sally K. May
Link
http://www.flinders.edu.au/ehl/fms/archaeology_files/dig_library/theses/Sally_K_May_2000.pdf
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Publication
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Typescript
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaf 181 - 200
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
238 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan. Not to be made available via the internet
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The last frontier? : acquiring the American-Australian Scientific Expedition ethnographic collection, Sally K. May
Link
http://www.flinders.edu.au/ehl/fms/archaeology_files/dig_library/theses/Sally_K_May_2000.pdf
Publication
Note
Typescript
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaf 181 - 200
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
238 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan. Not to be made available via the internet
Other physical details
ill., maps

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