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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: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 4730
Depositing User: Users 13 not found.
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 12:59
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/4730
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