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Ancestors, Artefacts, Empire
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Gaye Sculthorpe, Maria Nugent, Howard Morphy
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-02 - Publisher:

Using extraordinary Indigenous Australian art and artifacts preserved in museums across Great Britain and Ireland, the authors present a global history that entwines ancestral pasts with epochs of empire and colony leading to the contemporary moment.
Museums, Societies and the Creation of Value
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Howard Morphy, Robyn McKenzie
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Museums, Societies and the Creation of Value focuses on the ways in which museums and the use of their collections have contributed to, and continue to be engaged with, value creation processes. Including chapters from many of the leading figures in museum anthropology, as well as from outstanding early-career researchers,
Colonialism and the Object
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Tim Barringer, Tom Flynn
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Drawing together an international group of scholars from a variety of disciplinary and cultural backgrounds, Colonialism and the Object explores the impact of colonial contact with other cultures on the material culture of both the colonized and the imperial nation. The book includes intensive case-studies of objects from India, Pakistan,
Britain and Its Empire in the Shadow of Rome
Language: en
Pages: 263
Authors: Sarah J. Butler
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-13 - Publisher: A&C Black

From the 1850s, ancient Rome increasingly acted both as a warning of imperial and national decline, and the solution to it.
Erdogan's Empire
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Soner Cagaptay
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-19 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Gradually since 2003, Turkey's autocratic leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sought to make Turkey a great power -- in the tradition of past Turkish leaders from the late Ottoman sultans to Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey. Here the leading authority Soner Cagaptay, author of The New Sultan -- the