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Joining the club: a Tongan ‘akau in New England

Ivan Gaskell

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines the place of Oceanic clubs in New England collections. During the nineteenth century, they occupied an equivocal position in the New England mental repertory as indices of ... More


The Legislator and the Priest: Cosmopolitan Nationalism in Boston and New York

Peggy Levitt

in Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286061
eISBN:
9780520961456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286061.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines how the global in relation to the national is showcased in Boston and New York museums. More specifically, it considers how the Brooklyn Museum in New York City and the Museum ... More


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