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Museum as process : translating local and global knowledges / edited by Raymond A. Silverman

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Editor of compilation:
Silverman, Raymond Aaron  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Book available in 2014.
Outgrowth of a yearlong lecture series entitled Translating Knowledge: Global Perspectives on Museum and Community, organized by the editor at the University of Michigan in 2009-10. (Preface)
1. Introduction : museum as process / Raymond A. Silverman -- 2. Indigenous ontologies, digital futures : plural provenances and the Kwakwa╠▓ka╠▓'wakw Collection in Berlin and beyond / Aaron Glass -- 3. Wampum unites us : digital access, interdisciplinarity and indigenous knowledge - situating the GRASAC knowledge sharing database / Heidi Bohaker, Alan Ojiig Corbiere and Ruth B. Phillips -- 4. : sharing our past, collecting for the future / Jennifer Shannon -- 5. Open access versus the culture of protocols / Howard Morphy -- 6. The veracity of form : transforming knowledges and their forms in the Purari Delta of Papua New Guinea / Joshua A. Bell -- 7. Translating knowledge : uniting Alutiiq people with heritage information / Sven Haakanson Jr. -- 8. From entangled objects to engaged subjects : knowledge translation and cultural heritage regeneration / Lea S. McChesney -- 9. The price of knowledge and the economies of heritage in Zuni, New Mexico / Gwyneira Isaac -- 10. Public history in Alexandra : facing the challenges of tourism and struggle heroization / Noor Nieftagodien -- 11. The Culture Bank : micro-credit, living objects and community development in West Africa / Todd Vincent Crosby -- 12. Locating culture with/in a Ghanaian community / Raymond A. Silverman -- 13. Communities and museums : equal partners? / Sheila Watson -- 14. Challenging museum sustainability : governance, community participation and the fickle political climate in southern Luzon (Philippines) towns / Ana Maria Theresa P. Labrador -- 15. Ko Tawa : where are the glass cabinets? / Paul Tapsell -- 16. The interrogative museum / Ivan Karp and Corinne A. Kratz
Ethnological museums and collections--Social aspects  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Indigenous peoples--Antiquities--Collection and preservation--Social aspects  Search this
Cultural property--Protection--Social aspects  Search this
Intercultural communication  Search this
Communication in ethnology  Search this
Museums--Social aspects  Search this
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Smithsonian Libraries