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Description - Cannibal Tours and Glass Boxes by Michael M. Ames

This collection of essays poses a number of probing questions about the role and responsibility of museums and anthropology in the contemporary world. Ames, an internationally renowned museum director, challenges popular concepts and criticisms of museums, and presents an alternate perspective which reflects his experiences from many years of museum work. These essays offer an accessible, often anecdotal, journey through one professional anthropologist's concerns about, and hopes for, the discipline and its future.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780774804837
ISBN-10: 0774804831
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 230
Imprint: University of British Columbia Press
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1992
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Michael M. Ames

Michael M. Ames is director of the Museum of Anthropology and a professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.

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