Museums, Anthropology and Imperial Exchange
By (author) Amiria Henare
Normal Price: $170.00
Your Price: $153.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.65 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Museums, Anthropology and Imperial Exchange by Amiria Henare
Book DescriptionAmiria Henare explores the role of material cultural research in anthropology and related disciplines from the late eighteenth century to the present. Grounded in a historical ethnography of museums in New Zealand and Scotland, the work traces the movement of artefacts now held in contemporary collections through space and time, demonstrating how and why things were bought, exchanged and stolen and carried across oceans to arrive in present-day museums. The collecting of artefacts and their study both in museums and the the field are emphasised as key strategies in the development of anthropological thought, While much late twentieth-century writing in anthropology has employed analytic models and methodologies derived from the study of language, this work belongs to a growing body of research drawing on the epistemological potency of artefacts, the distinctive insights afforded by engagement with material things.
Buy Museums, Anthropology and Imperial Exchange book by Amiria Henare from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521835916
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 17-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Amiria Henare
Museums, Anthropology and Imperial Exchange, Paperback (December 2008)
Amiria Henare explores the role of material cultural research in anthropology and related disciplines from the late eighteenth century to the present.
Thinking Through Things, Hardback (December 2006)» View all books by Amiria Henare
Drawing upon the work of some of the influential theorists in the field, this book demonstrates the quiet revolution growing in anthropology and its related disciplines, shifting its philosophical foundations. It presents a direct challenge to disciplinary fragmentation - arguing for the futility of segregating the study of artefacts and society.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Museums, Anthropology and Imperial Exchange book by Amiria Henare and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Amiria Henare
Amiria Henare is Assistant Curator for Anthropology in the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.