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The Resource Whose culture? : the promise of museums and the debate over antiquities, edited by James Cuno

Whose culture? : the promise of museums and the debate over antiquities, edited by James Cuno

Label
Whose culture? : the promise of museums and the debate over antiquities
Title
Whose culture?
Title remainder
the promise of museums and the debate over antiquities
Statement of responsibility
edited by James Cuno
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The international controversy over who "owns" antiquities has pitted museums against archaeologists and source countries where ancient artifacts are found. In his book Who Owns Antiquity?, James Cuno argued that antiquities are the cultural property of humankind, not of the countries that lay exclusive claim to them. Now in Whose Culture?, Cuno assembles preeminent museum directors, curators, and scholars to explain for themselves what's at stake in this struggle--and why the museums' critics couldn't be more wrong. Source countries and archaeologists favor tough cultural property laws restric
Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cuno, James B
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Antiquities
  • Antiquities
  • Cultural property
  • Cultural property
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums
  • Museums
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • REFERENCE
  • TRAVEL
  • ART
  • Antiquities
  • Cultural property
  • Cultural property
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums
Label
Whose culture? : the promise of museums and the debate over antiquities, edited by James Cuno
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
  • Cover; Whose Culture?; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE The Value of Museums; To Shape the Citizens of "That Great City, the World"; "And What Do You Propose Should Be Done with Those Objects?"; Whose Culture Is It?; PART TWO The Value of Antiquities; Antiquities and the Importance--and Limitations--of Archaeological Contexts; Archaeologists, Collectors, and Museums; Censoring Knowledge: The Case for the Publication of Unprovenanced Cuneiform Tablets; PART THREE Museums, Antiquities, and Cultural Property
  • Exhibiting Indigenous Heritage in the Age of Cultural PropertyHeritage and National Treasures; The Nation and the Object; Select Bibliography; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn802047171
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 220 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691133331
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5w0b0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)802047171
Label
Whose culture? : the promise of museums and the debate over antiquities, edited by James Cuno
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
  • Cover; Whose Culture?; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE The Value of Museums; To Shape the Citizens of "That Great City, the World"; "And What Do You Propose Should Be Done with Those Objects?"; Whose Culture Is It?; PART TWO The Value of Antiquities; Antiquities and the Importance--and Limitations--of Archaeological Contexts; Archaeologists, Collectors, and Museums; Censoring Knowledge: The Case for the Publication of Unprovenanced Cuneiform Tablets; PART THREE Museums, Antiquities, and Cultural Property
  • Exhibiting Indigenous Heritage in the Age of Cultural PropertyHeritage and National Treasures; The Nation and the Object; Select Bibliography; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn802047171
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 220 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691133331
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5w0b0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)802047171

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