Captured Heritage: The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts

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The heyday of anthropological collecting on the Northwest Coast took place between 1875 and the Great Depression. The scramble for skulls and skeletons, poles, canoes, baskets, feast bowls, and masks went on until it seemed that almost everything not nailed down or hidden was gone. The period of most intense collecting on the coast coincided with the growth of anthropological museums, which reflected the realization that time was running out and that civilization was pushing the indigenous people to the wall, destroying ...

Captured Heritage: The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts 1995, University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver

ISBN-13: 9780774805377

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Captured Heritage: The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts 1985, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295962153

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Captured heritage : the scramble for Northwest Coast artifacts 1985, Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver

ISBN-13: 9780888944603

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