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Museums and Anthropology

Constance Cameron

Museums and Anthropology

Acquisitions Curation, Research (Occasional Papers of the Archaeological Research Facility, No. 3)

by Constance Cameron

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11511052M
    ISBN 100938217003
    ISBN 109780938217008

    Work to enhance anthropology student training to integrate museum research and practice; Draw attention to museums’ historical and present-day roles as key sites for anthropology as a discipline. We recognize that museums are often contested spaces for communities who have been represented in . Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art, Guayaquil: Address, Phone Number, Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art Reviews: 4/5 there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date. We found this museum to be interesting since we enjoy modern art and anthroplofy 4/5().


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Museum Anthropology is published by the Council for Museum Anthropology (CMA), a section of the American Anthropological journal is published in partnership with Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, through the publications program of the American Anthropological Association.

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The Division of Anthropology is concerned with all aspects of human behavior, past, present, and with an eye to the future. Our work is biological, archaeological, socio-cultural and linguistic. Established inonly four years after the Museum's founding, the Division has acquired overobjects representing the peoples of the.

The collections of the Department of Anthropology are a vast and unparalleled resource for inquiry into the cultures, arts, and technologies of the world's peoples, from deep in prehistory to the present day.

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