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Unpacking the collection : networks of material and social agency in the museum, Sarah Byrne, Anne Clark, Rodney Harrison, Robin Torrence, editors

Label
Unpacking the collection : networks of material and social agency in the museum
Title
Unpacking the collection
Title remainder
networks of material and social agency in the museum
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Byrne, Anne Clark, Rodney Harrison, Robin Torrence, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Dewey number
069.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Byrne, Sarah
Series statement
One world archaeology
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  • Ethnological museums and collections
  • Ethnological museums and collections
  • Material culture
  • Museum exhibits
Label
Unpacking the collection : networks of material and social agency in the museum, Sarah Byrne, Anne Clark, Rodney Harrison, Robin Torrence, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Part I: introduction -- Networks, agents and objects: frameworks for unpacking museum collections / Robin Torrence -- Part II: processes and perspectives -- "Suitable for decoration of halls and billiard rooms": finding Indigenous agency in historic auction and sale catalogues / Anne Clarke -- Consuming colonialism: curio dealers' catalogues, souvenir objects and Indigenous agency in oceania / Rodney Harrison -- Plumes, pipes and valuables: the Papuan artefact-trade in Southwest New Guinea, 1845--1888 / Susan M. Davies -- Part III: collectors and nationhood -- Donors, loaners, dealers and swappers: the relationship behind the English collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum / Chris Wingfield -- The Bekom Mask and the white star: the fate of others' objects at the Musee du quai Branly, Paris / Alexandra Loumpet-Galitzine -- Agency, prestige and politics: Dutch collecting abroad and local responses / Pieter ter Keurs -- Part IV: communities and Collections -- Crafting Hopi Identities at the Museum of Northern Arizona / Kelley Hays-Gilpin -- Pathways to Knowledge: research, agency and power relations in the context of collaborations between museums and source communities / Louise Hamby -- 'Objects as ambassadors': representing nation through museum exhibitions / Chantal Knowles -- Seats of power and iconographies of identity in ecuador / Maria-Isabel Silva -- Part V: individual collectors, objects and `types' -- Hedley takes a holiday: collections from Kanak people in the Australian Museum / Jude Philp -- Death, memory and collecting: creating the conditions for ancestralisation in South London Households / Fiona Parrott -- Trials and traces: A. C. Haddon's Agency as museum curator / Sarah Byrne
Control code
000050478705
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 342 p.
Isbn
9781461429173
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsimiles, maps
Label
Unpacking the collection : networks of material and social agency in the museum, Sarah Byrne, Anne Clark, Rodney Harrison, Robin Torrence, editors
Publication
Contents
Part I: introduction -- Networks, agents and objects: frameworks for unpacking museum collections / Robin Torrence -- Part II: processes and perspectives -- "Suitable for decoration of halls and billiard rooms": finding Indigenous agency in historic auction and sale catalogues / Anne Clarke -- Consuming colonialism: curio dealers' catalogues, souvenir objects and Indigenous agency in oceania / Rodney Harrison -- Plumes, pipes and valuables: the Papuan artefact-trade in Southwest New Guinea, 1845--1888 / Susan M. Davies -- Part III: collectors and nationhood -- Donors, loaners, dealers and swappers: the relationship behind the English collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum / Chris Wingfield -- The Bekom Mask and the white star: the fate of others' objects at the Musee du quai Branly, Paris / Alexandra Loumpet-Galitzine -- Agency, prestige and politics: Dutch collecting abroad and local responses / Pieter ter Keurs -- Part IV: communities and Collections -- Crafting Hopi Identities at the Museum of Northern Arizona / Kelley Hays-Gilpin -- Pathways to Knowledge: research, agency and power relations in the context of collaborations between museums and source communities / Louise Hamby -- 'Objects as ambassadors': representing nation through museum exhibitions / Chantal Knowles -- Seats of power and iconographies of identity in ecuador / Maria-Isabel Silva -- Part V: individual collectors, objects and `types' -- Hedley takes a holiday: collections from Kanak people in the Australian Museum / Jude Philp -- Death, memory and collecting: creating the conditions for ancestralisation in South London Households / Fiona Parrott -- Trials and traces: A. C. Haddon's Agency as museum curator / Sarah Byrne
Control code
000050478705
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 342 p.
Isbn
9781461429173
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsimiles, maps

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