Liberating culture : cross-cultural perspectives on museums, curation, and heritage preservation (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Liberating culture : cross-cultural perspectives on museums, curation, and heritage preservation

Author: Christina F Kreps
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, [2003]
Series: Museum meanings.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using examples of indigenous models from Indonesia, the Pacific, Africa and Native North America, Kreps illustrates how concepts of cultural heritage preservation and indigenous curation is transforming conventional museum practice. [from publisher's advertisement].
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christina F Kreps
ISBN: 0415250250 9780415250252 0415250269 9780415250269
OCLC Number: 50511072
Description: xvii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: liberating culture --
The Eurocentric museum model in the non-European world --
Indigenous models of museums, curation, and concepts of cultural heritage preservation --
Reclaiming the spirit of culture: Native Americans and cultural restitution --
Museums, culture, and development --
Comparative museology and cross-cultural heritage management: emerging paradigms for museological practice.
Series Title: Museum meanings.
Responsibility: Christina K. Kreps.
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