Objects And Others: Essays On Museums And Material Culture (History Of Anthropology)

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Objects and Others: Essays on Museums and Material Culture (History of Anthropology)

History of Anthropology is a series of annual volumes, inaugurated in 1983, each of which treats an important theme in the history of anthropological inquiry. Objects and Others, the third volume, focuses on a number of questions relating to the history of museums and material culture studies: the interaction of museum arrangement and anthropological theory; the tension between anthropological research and popular education; the contribution of museum ethnography to aesthetic practice; the relationship of humanistic and anthropological culture, and of ethnic artifact and fine art; and, more generally, the representation of culture in material objects. As the first work to cover the development of museum anthropology since the mid-nineteenth century, it will be of great interest and value not only to anthropologist, museologists, and historians of science and the social sciences, but also to those interested in "primitive"  art and its reception in the Western world.

Specifications of Objects and Others: Essays on Museums and Material Culture (History of Anthropology)

GENERAL
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100299103242
ISBN-139780299103248
PublisherUniversity of Wisconsin Press
Number Of Pages240
Publication Date1988-12-15
DIMENSIONS
Height9 inch.
Length6 inch.
Width0.9 inch.
Weight0.84 pounds.

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