Hunting the gatherers : ethnographic collectors, agents and agency in Melanesia, 1870s-1930s / edited by Michael O'Hanlon and Robert L. Welsch.
Contributor(s): O'Hanlon, Michael | Welsch, Robert LouisLanguage: English Publisher: New York, Oxford : Berghahn Books, 2000.Description: xviii, 286p. : ill., maps ; 22cm.ISBN: 1571818111; 1571815066 (pbk.)Subject(s): Ethnological museums and collections -- History | Museums -- Acquisitions -- Melanesia -- History | Ethnology -- Melanesia -- Fieldwork | Material culture -- Melanesia | Collectors and collecting -- Melanesia -- History | Melanesia -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation
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Includes bibliographical references.
Gathering for God: George Brown and the Christian economy in the gathering of artefacts / Helen Gardner; Exploring tensions in material culture: commercialising ethnography in German New Guinea / Rainer Buschmann; "Before it has become too late": the making and repatriation of Sir William MacGregor's official collection from British New Guinea / M. Quinnell; Surveying culture: photography, collecting and material culture in British New Guinea, 1898 / Elizabeth Edwards; Collecting Pygmies / Chris Ballard; One time, one place, three collections: German New Guinea / R.L. Welsch; The careless collector: Malinowski / Michael W. Young; Felix Speiser's fletched arrow / Christian Kaufmann; On his todd: material culture and colonialism / Chris Gosden; Reverse trajectories: Beatrice Blackwood / Chantal Knowles; Epilogue / Nicholas Thomas.