Museums and Empire: Natural History, Human Cultures and Colonial Identities

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Museums and empire is the first book to examine the origins and development of museums in six major regions if the British Empire in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It analyses museum histories in thirteen major centres in Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, India and South-East Asia, setting them into the economic and social contexts of the cities and colonies in which they were located. Written in a lively and informative style, it also touches upon the history of many other museums in Britain and other ...

Museums and Empire: Natural History, Human Cultures and Colonial Identities 2010, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719083679

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Museums and Empire: Natural History, Human Cultures and Colonial Identities 2009, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719080227

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