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Title Hunting the gatherers : ethnographic collectors, agents and agency in Melanesia, 1870s-1930s / edited by Michael O'Hanlon and Robert L. Welsch
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 286 pages) : illustrations
Series Methodology and history in anthropology ; v. 6
Methodology and history in anthropology ; v. 6
Contents Gathering for God : George Brown and the Christian economy in the collection of artefacts / Helen Gardner -- Exploring tensions in material culture : commercialising ethnography in German New Guinea, 1870-1904 / Rainer Buschmann -- 'Before it has become too late' : the making and repatriation of Sir William MacGregor's official collection from British New Guinea / Michael Quinnell -- Surveying culture : photography, collecting and material culture in British New Guinea, 1898 / Elizabeth Edwards -- Collecting pygmies : the 'Tapiro' and the British Ornithologists' Union expedition to Dutch New Guinea, 1910-1911 / Chris Ballard -- One time, one place, three collections : colonial processes and the shaping of some museum collections from German New Guinea / Robert L. Welsch -- The careless collector : Malinowski and the antiquarians / Michael W. Young -- Felix Speiser's fletched arrow : a paradigm shift from physical anthropology to art styles / Christian Kaufmann -- On his Todd : material culture and colonialism / Chris Gosden -- Reverse trajectories : Beatrice Blackwood as collector and anthropologist / Chantal Knowles
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Collectors and collecting -- Melanesia -- History.
Ethnological museums and collections -- History.
Ethnology -- Fieldwork -- Melanesia.
Material culture -- Melanesia.
Museums -- Acquisitions -- Melanesia -- History.
Ethnology -- history.
Melanesia -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Hanlon, Michael.
Welsch, Robert Louis, 1950-
ISBN 0857456911 (electronic bk.)
9780857456915 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Ethnographic collectors, agents and agency in Melanesia, 1870s-1930s