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The Resource Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections : the Crisis of Cultural Authority

Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections : the Crisis of Cultural Authority

Label
Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections : the Crisis of Cultural Authority
Title
Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections
Title remainder
the Crisis of Cultural Authority
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines why human remains in museum collections have become controversial in the last three decades.€It establishes that the issue has been promoted by influential members of the sector as part of a broader attempt to distance themselves from their foundational role as a consequence of a crisis of cultural authority
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jenkins, Tiffany
Dewey number
344/.093
Index
no index present
LC call number
CC79.5.H85J46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cultural property
  • Cultural property
  • Cultural property
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Museums
  • Museums
  • Cultural property
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
  • Human remains (Archaeology)
Label
Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections : the Crisis of Cultural Authority
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Transforming Concerns about Human Remains into an Issue; 2 Scientists Contest Repatriation; 3 The Crisis of Cultural Authority; 4 The Rise and Impact of Pagan Claims-Makers; 5 Explaining Why Human Remains are a Problem; 6 Covering Up the Mummies; Concluding Thoughts; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
707068595
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (185 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203841310
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)707068595
Label
Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections : the Crisis of Cultural Authority
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Transforming Concerns about Human Remains into an Issue; 2 Scientists Contest Repatriation; 3 The Crisis of Cultural Authority; 4 The Rise and Impact of Pagan Claims-Makers; 5 Explaining Why Human Remains are a Problem; 6 Covering Up the Mummies; Concluding Thoughts; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
707068595
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (185 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203841310
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)707068595

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