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Title Museums and source communities : a Routledge reader / edited by Laura Peers and Alison K. Brown
Published New York : Routledge, 2003


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Description xv,280 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Yup'ik elders in museums: fieldwork turned on its head -- The object in view: Aborigines, Melanesians, and museums -- The Arts of the Sikh Kingdoms: collaborating with a community -- Integrating Native views into museum procedures: hope and practice at the National Museum of the American Indian -- Taking the photographs home: the recovery of a Mãori history -- Looking to see: reflections on visual repatriation in the Purari Delta, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Remebering our namesakes: audience reactions to archival film of King Island, Alaska -- Snapshots on the dreaming: photographs of the past and present -- How to decorate a house: the renegotiaition of cultural representations at the University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology -- Curating African Worlds -- Objects, agency and museums: continuing dialogues between the Torres Strait and Cambridge -- Transforming archaeology through practice: strategies for collaborative archaeology and the Community Archaeology Project at Quseir, Egypt -- Glenbow's Blackfoot Gallery: working towards co-existence
Summary The growth of collaboration between museums and source communities - the people from whom collections originate - is an important development in modern museum practice. This volume combines influential published research with commissioned essays on the issues, problems and lessons involved
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnological museums and collections -- Social aspects.
Museums -- Acquisitions -- Social aspects.
Author Brown, Alison K. (Alison Kay), 1971-
Peers, Laura L. (Laura Lynn)
LC no. 2002037123
ISBN 0415280516
0415280524 (paperback)