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


Description 1 online resource (xv, 280 pages) : illustrations
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 This book brings together hitherto uncollected work on one of the most important developments in museology in the past century: collaborative research involving museums and members of ethnographic source communities, and the development of a new curatorial praxis which incorporates source community needs and perspectives. Using case studies of research projects as well as overview essays exploring the issues, common problems, and lessons of this type of research, this book will provide the first overview of work in this emerging field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-273) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnological museums and collections -- Social aspects
Museums -- Acquisitions -- Social aspects
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Museums -- Acquisitions -- Social aspects
Ethnologie -- Musées -- Catalogues -- Aspect social.
Musées -- Acquisitions -- Aspect social.
Aspect social.
Collection de musée.
Musée ethnologique.
Form Electronic book
Author Peers, Laura L. (Laura Lynn)
Brown, Alison K. (Alison Kay), 1971-
ISBN 0203987837