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Unpacking culture : art and commodity in colonial and postcolonial worlds / edited by Ruth B. Phillips and Christopher B. Steiner.

By: Phillips, Ruth B. (Ruth Bliss), 1945-
Contributor(s): Steiner, Christopher Burghard
Language: English Publisher: Berkeley, Calif., London : University of California Press, 1999.Description: xvi, 424p. : ill., photos. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0520207971
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Bibl. references: p. 373-406. - Contents: Introductory remarks. Art, authenticity and the baggage of cultural encounter / Ruth B. Phillips and Christopher B. Steiner; My father's business / Frank Ettawageshik. Constructing the other: production as negotiation. Nuns, ladies and the "Queen of the Huron": appropriating the savage in 19th century Huron tourist art / Ruth B. Phillips; Tourist art as the crafting of identity in the Sepik River (Papua New Guinea) / Eric Kline Silverman; Samburu souvenirs: representations of a land in amber / Sidney Littlefield Kasfir. Authenticity: the problem of mechanical reproduction. Authenticity, repetition and the aesthetics of seriality: the work of tourist art in the age of mechanical reproduction / Christopher B. Steiner; Northwest Coast totem poles / Aldona Jonaitis; Master, machine and meaning: printed images in 20th century India / Stephen R. Inglis. Artistic innovation and the discourses of identity. Elizabeth Hickox and Karuk basketry: a case study in debates on innovation and paradigms of authenticity / Marvin Cohodas; Threads of tradition, threads of invention: unraveling Toba Batak women's expressions of social change / Sandra Niessen; Drawing (upon) the past: negotiating identities in Inuit graphic arts production / Janet Catherine Berlo. (Re)fashioning gender and stereotype in touristic production. Gender and sexuality in Mangbetu art / Enid Schildkrout; Defining Lakota tourist art, 1880-1915 / Marsha C. Bol; Studio and soirée: Chinese textiles in Europe and America, 1850 to the present / Verity Wilson; The Indian fashion show / Nancy J. Parezo. Collecting culture and cultures of collecting. Tourism and taste cultures: collecting Native art in Alaska at the turn of the 20th century / Molly Lee; Tourism is overrated: Pueblo pottery and the early curio trade, 1880-1910 / Jonathan Batkin. Staging tourist art: contexts for cultural conservation. Indian villages and entertainments: setting the stage for tourist souvenir sales / Trudy Nicks; Art, tourism and cultural revival in the Marquesas Islands / Carol S. Ivory. Ethnic and tourist arts revisited / Nelson H.H. Graburn.