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Discovering Cook's Collections by Howard Morphy
Book DescriptionDiscovering Cook's Collections focuses on the collections of art and material culture brought back from the Pacific on Captain Cook's voyages and contains essays by some of the world's leading and most innovative historians and anthropologists. The book celebrates the richness of Pacific Island cultures in the initial years of European contact as well as the collections' contemporary relevance to historians and the Indigenous communities who produced them. The essays in this book explore the history of the collections, their dispersal through the museums and private collections of Europe and the different ways in which they have been interpreted over time.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781876944575
(235mm x 172mm x mm)
Imprint: National Museum of Australia
Publisher: National Museum of Australia
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Howard Morphy
Discovering Cook's Collections, Paperback (March 2012)
Discovering Cook's Collections focuses on the collections of art and material culture brought back from the Pacific on Captain Cook's voyages and contains essays by some of the world's leading and most innovative historians and anthropologists. The book celebrates the richness of Pacific Island cultures in the initial years of European co...
Anthropology of Art, Hardback (December 2005)
Presents an overview of the essential theoretical debates in the anthropology of art. Drawing together significant work in the field from the second half of the 20th century, this title helps readers to appreciate the art of different cultures at different times. It provides the basis for the appreciation of art of different cultures and times.
Tradition Today, Paperback (March 2004)» View all books by Howard Morphy
Reprinting no due date.2013The update has a new ISBN9781741740875
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