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Losing the Monopoly

Rainer F. Buschmann

in Anthropology's Global Histories: The Ethnographic Frontier in German New Guinea, 1870-1935

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831844
eISBN:
9780824869960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831844.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how Felix von Luschan's African and Oceanic division at the Berlin Ethnological Museum met with resentment among other German anthropological institutions. Shortly after the ... More


Music’s Global Archive

Harry Liebersohn

in Music and the New Global Culture: From the Great Exhibitions to the Jazz Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226621265
eISBN:
9780226649306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649306.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Phonogram Archive (Phonogramm Archiv) built the world’s first global archive of music. It did so by relying on three networks of knowledge: an older one of circulating texts; the mid-nineteenth ... More


Berlin’s Monopoly

Rainer F. Buschmann

in Anthropology's Global Histories: The Ethnographic Frontier in German New Guinea, 1870-1935

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831844
eISBN:
9780824869960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831844.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Despite his opposition to colonial expansion and annexation, Berlin Ethnological Museum founder Adolf Bastian realized the possibilities for research emerging from German imperial ventures. Bastian ... More


Commercializing the Ethnographic Frontier

Rainer F. Buschmann

in Anthropology's Global Histories: The Ethnographic Frontier in German New Guinea, 1870-1935

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831844
eISBN:
9780824869960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831844.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Felix von Luschan's attempt to engage the commercial frontier in German New Guinea for the purposes of his African and Oceanic division at the Berlin Ethnological Museum. His ... More


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