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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.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Essays on Museums and Material Culture
  2. pp. 3-14
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  1. Arranging Ethnology: A. H. L. F. Pitt Rivers and the Typological Tradition
  2. pp. 15-48
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  1. From Shell-Heaps to Stelae: Early Anthropology at the Peabody Museum
  2. pp. 49-74
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  1. Franz Boas and Exhibits: On the Limitations of the Museum Method of Anthropology
  2. pp. 75-111
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  1. Philanthropoids and Vanishing Cultures: Rockefeller Funding and the End of the Museum Era in Anglo-American Anthropology
  2. pp. 112-145
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  1. Art and Artifact at the Trocadero: Ars Americana and the Primitivist Revolution
  2. pp. 146-166
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  1. The Ethnic Art Market in the American Southwest, 1880–1980
  2. pp. 167-191
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  1. On Having a Culture: Nationalism and the Preservation of Quebec’s Patrimoine
  2. pp. 192-217
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  1. Writing the History of Archeology: A Survey of Trends
  2. pp. 218-235
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  1. Objects and Selves—An Afterword
  2. pp. 236-246
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  1. Information for Contributors
  2. pp. 247-248
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 249-258
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780299103231
Print ISBN
9780299103248
MARC Record
OCLC
657218945
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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