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Liberating Culture: Cross-cultural Perspectives on Museums, Curation and Heritage Preservation

By: Christina F Kreps

185 pages, B/w photos

Taylor & Francis

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #139758 | ISBN: 0415250269
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About this book

With examples from Indonesia, the Pacific, Africa and Native N America, Kreps compares western and non-western approaches to objects, museums and curation.


Contents

Acknowledgements Preface 1. Introduction: Liberating Culture 2. The Eurocentric Museum Model in the Non-European World 3. Indigenous Models of Museums, Curation and Concepts of Cultural Heritage Preservation 4. Reclaiming the Spirit of Culture: Native Americans and Cultural Restitution 5. Museums, Culture and Development 6. Comparative Museology and Cross-Cultural Heritage Management: Emerging Paradigms for Museological Practice Bibliography

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