Museums, Anthropology and Imperial Exchange
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Museums, Anthropology and Imperial Exchange

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Amiria Henare demonstrates that the collection of artefacts and their formal study, both in museums and in the field, have been central anthropological strategies over the past two centuries. Henare's pioneering work traces the movement across space and time of objects now held in contemporary collections. Using evidence from across the former British Empire, she demonstra...more
Hardcover, 323 pages
Published June 17th 2005 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2005)
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Fascinating look into the cultural exchanges inherent in imperialism, with a case study on Scottish and Maori artifacts.
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