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Museum studies in material culture  Cover Image Book Book

Museum studies in material culture

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  • ISBN: 0718513916 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780718513917 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1560981245 (USA : pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781560981244 (USA : pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 174 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Leicester [England] : Leicester University Press ; Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991, ©1989.

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General Note:
Papers presented at a conference sponsored by the University of Leicester, Dept. of Museum Studies.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface / Geoffrey Lewis -- Museum studies in material culture: an introduction / Susan M. Pearce -- Material culture research and North American social history / Thomas J. Schlereth -- The applied arts in the museum context / Ian Wolfenden -- Archaeology, material culture and museums / David Crowther -- Objects in structures / Susan M. Pearce -- The museum in the disciplinary society / Eilean Hooper-Greenhill -- The fetishism of artefacts / Peter Gathercole -- Museums of the world: stages for the study of ethnohistory / Adrienne L. Kaeppler -- Material culture research and the curation process / Hans Jörg Fürst -- Museums of anthropology as centres of information / Barrie Reynolds -- The collection of material objects and their interpretation / J. Geraint Jenkins -- Objects as evidence, or not? / Gaynor Kavanagh -- Material culture, people's history, and populism: where do we go from here? / Peter Jenkinson -- The social basis of museum and heritage visiting / Nick Merriman.
Subject: Material culture Congresses
Anthropological museums and collections Congresses
Museums and museology

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