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Author Penny, H. Glenn.

Title Objects of culture : ethnology and ethnographic museums in Imperial Germany / H. Glenn Penny
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 281 pages) : illustrations
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Modernist Visions and Municipal Displays; 2. The International Market in Material Culture; 3. The Cultures of Collection and the Politics of Science; 4. The Audience as Author; 5. Museum Chaos; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary A study which explores the appeal of ethnology in Imperial Germany and analyzes the motivations of the scientists who created the ethnographic museums
Analysis Samfundsvidenskab Sociologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-276) and index
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Subject Ethnological museums and collections -- Germany -- History.
Ethnology -- Germany -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002007922
ISBN 0807862193 (electronic bk.)
9780807862193 (electronic bk.)