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

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

by Christina Kreps
     
 

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Using examples of indigenous models from Indonesia, the Pacific, Africa and native North America, Christina Kreps illustrates how the growing recognition of indigenous curation and concepts of cultural heritage preservation is transforming conventional museum practice.


Liberating Culture explores the similarities and differences between

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Overview

Using examples of indigenous models from Indonesia, the Pacific, Africa and native North America, Christina Kreps illustrates how the growing recognition of indigenous curation and concepts of cultural heritage preservation is transforming conventional museum practice.


Liberating Culture 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.


For those studying museum culture across the world, this book is essential reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135133139
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/15/2013
Series:
Museum Meanings
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
File size:
4 MB

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