Liberating Culture: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Museums, Curation, and Heritage Preservation

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Using examples of indigenous models from Indonesia, the Pacific, Africa and Native North America, Kreps illustrate how the growing recognition of indigenous curation and concepts of cultural heritage preservation is transforming conventional museum practice. She explores the similarities and differences between western and non-western approaches to objects, museums, and curation, revealing how what is culturally appropriate in one context may not be in another. The book also undermines the argument that non-western people ...

Liberating Culture: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Museums, Curation, and Heritage Preservation 2003, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415250252

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Liberating Culture: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Museums, Curation, and Heritage Preservation 2003, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415250269

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