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Narrating objects, collecting stories
Sandra H. Dudley

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Narrating objects, collecting stories
essays in honour of professor Susan M. Pearce
edited by Sandra Dudley ... [et al.].

Published 2012 by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, N.Y .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction : objects, collectors and representations / Sandra Dudley
String figure making : processes of objectification and embodiment / Dinah Eastop
The material culture of conflict : artefacts in the museum of Free Derry, Northern Ireland / Elizabeth Crooke
Using souvenirs to rethink how we tell histories of migration : some thoughts / Andrea Witcomb
What the water has given me : Frida Kahlo's postcolonial map of Mexico / Margaret Lindauer
Between ornament and hygiene : modernity in the domestic space of São Paulo / Vania Carvalho
Stones, one landscape and many stories : cultural biography and the early medieval sculptures of Inchyra and St Madoes, Carse of Gowrie, Perthshire, Scotland / Mark Hall
Becoming ancient ruins : monastic remains as "facts on the ground" / Deidre O'Sullivan
An actor-network perspective on collecting and collectables / Fiona Cheetham
Collecting and displaying identity, intimacy and memory in the staged interiors of the royal couturier Norman Hartnell / Jane Hattrick
Designing a political space / Claire Leighton
Charles Bell's collection of "curios" : acquisitions and encounters during a Himalayan journey / Emma Martin
"He knows me, but not at the museum" : women, collecting and museums, 1880-1914 / Kate Hill
Lost in translation : interpreting ethnographic reconstructions of African ironworking / Len Pole
Objects of subversion : contested spaces, competing stories and the material culture of motoring / Jennifer Clark
Public displays of private collections : presenting the collection of Eleni Stathatos to the museum visitor / Alexandra Bounia
People and their things in archaeological displays / Ann Brysbaert.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
AM231 .N37 2012

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

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9780415692717, 9780203120125
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