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The Resource Discovering Cook's collections, edited by Michelle Hetherington and Howard Morphy

Discovering Cook's collections, edited by Michelle Hetherington and Howard Morphy

Label
Discovering Cook's collections
Title
Discovering Cook's collections
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michelle Hetherington and Howard Morphy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discovering Cook's Collections focuses on the collections of art and material culture brought back from the Pacific on Captain Cook's voyages and contains essays by some of the world's leading and most innovative historians and anthropologists. The book celebrates the richness of Pacific Island cultures in the initial years of European contact as well as the collections' contemporary relevance to historians and the Indigenous communities who produced them. The essays in this book explore the history of the collections, their dispersal through the museums and private collections of Europe and t
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
709.043
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN663
LC item number
.D56 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hetherington, Michelle
  • Morphy, Howard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cook, James
  • Art objects
  • Material culture
  • Cook, James
  • ART
  • Anthropology
  • Art objects
  • Material culture
  • Pacific Area
Label
Discovering Cook's collections, edited by Michelle Hetherington and Howard Morphy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Introduction; 1. Looking across the beach -- both ways; 2. Cook, the discoverer; 3. The chief mourner's costume; 4. 'To attempt some new discoveries in that vast unknown tract'; 5. Brushed with fame; 6. Footprints in the sand; 7. Cook, his mission and Indigenous Australia; Authors' biographies
Control code
785785343
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 105 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781876944865
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b9e61218-9fc6-4aa6-aa6d-479ea157fe11
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)785785343
Label
Discovering Cook's collections, edited by Michelle Hetherington and Howard Morphy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Introduction; 1. Looking across the beach -- both ways; 2. Cook, the discoverer; 3. The chief mourner's costume; 4. 'To attempt some new discoveries in that vast unknown tract'; 5. Brushed with fame; 6. Footprints in the sand; 7. Cook, his mission and Indigenous Australia; Authors' biographies
Control code
785785343
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 105 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781876944865
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b9e61218-9fc6-4aa6-aa6d-479ea157fe11
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)785785343

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