Objects of Culture: Ethnology and Ethnographic Museums in Imperial Germany / Edition 1

Objects of Culture: Ethnology and Ethnographic Museums in Imperial Germany / Edition 1

by H. Glenn Penny
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807854301

ISBN-13: 9780807854303

Pub. Date: 12/09/2002

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Objects of Culture: Ethnology and Ethnographic Museums in Imperial Germany
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Objects of Culture: Ethnology and Ethnographic Museums in Imperial Germany

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ISBN-13:
9780807854303
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
12/09/2002
Edition description:
1
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Modernist Visions and Municipal Displays: The Founding and Development of German Ethnographic Museums17
2The International Market in Material Culture51
3The Cultures of Collecting and the Politics of Science95
4The Audience as Author: Museums in Public131
5Museum Chaos: Spectacle and Order in German Ethnographic Museums163
Conclusions215
Notes221
Bibliography253
Index277

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