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Collecting cultures [electronic resource] : myth, politics, and collaboration in the 1948 Arnhem Land Expedition / Sally K. May.

Author/Creator:
May, Sally K.
Publication:
Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, 2009.
Series:
Indigenous archaeology.
Indigenous archaeologies series
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (250 p.)
Subjects:
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.).
Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Arnhem Land Expedition (1948).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Collecting Cultures investigates colonial museum collecting practices in indigenous communities based upon the case of the 1948 American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land.
Contents:
Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Foreword; Chapter 01. Beginnings; Chapter 02. Ethnographic Collecting; Chapter 03. Preparing for Arnhem Land; Chapter 04. Exploring the Great Unknown-Groote Eylandt; Chapter 05. Exploring the Great Unknown-Yirrkala; Chapter 06. Exploring the Great Unknown-Oenpelli; Chapter 07. Collecting Arnhem Land; Chapter 08. When We Have Put to Sea; Chapter 09. Reflections on an Ethnographic Collection; Chapter 10. A Series Most Promising; Chapter 11. The Ongoing Impact; References; Index; About the Author
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-282-49802-9
0-7591-1314-9
9786612498022
OCLC:
609847014
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