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Pasts beyond memory: evolution, museums, colonialism

Bennett, Tony (2004). Pasts beyond memory: evolution, museums, colonialism. Museum Meanings. Routledge.

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Abstract

Contributing to current debates on relationships between culture and the social, and the the rapidly changing practices of modern museums as they seek to shed the legacies of both evolutionary conceptions and colonial science, this important new work explores how evolutionary museums developed in the USA, UK, and Australia in the late Nineteenth Century.

Item Type: Authored Book
ISBN: 0-415-24747-0, 978-0-415-24747-4
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 4730
Depositing User: Users 13 not found.
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/4730
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