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            Biculturalism at New Zealand's National Museum: An Ethnography of Te Papa
              

            Biculturalism at New Zealand's National Museum: An Ethnography of Te Papa (Paperback)

            By Schubert-McArthur, Tanja

            • RRP: $86.99
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            The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa has been celebrated as an international leader for its bicultural concept and partnership with Maori in all aspects of the museum, but how does this relationship with the indigenous partner work in practice? Biculturalism at New Zealand...'s National Museum reveals the challenges, benefits and politics of implementing a bicultural framework in everyday museum practice. Providing an analysis of the voices of museum employees, the book reflects their multifaceted understandings of biculturalism and collaboration. Based on a year of intensive fieldwork behind the scenes at New Zealand's national museum and drawing on 68 interviews and participant observations with 18 different teams across the organisation, this book examines the interactions and cultural clashes between Maori and non-Maori museum professionals in their day-to-day work. Documenting and analysing contemporary museum practices, this account explores how biculturalism is enacted, negotiated, practised and envisioned on different stages within the complex social institution that is the museum. Lessons learnt from Te Papa will be valuable for other museums, NGOs, the public service and organisations facing similar issues around the world. Biculturalism at New Zealand's National Museum addresses a gap in the literature on biculturalism and reaffirms the importance of ethnography to the anthropological enterprise and museum studies research. As such, it will be essential reading for academics, researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of cultural anthropology, museum anthropology, museum studies, and Maori studies or indigenous studies. It should also be of great interest to museum professionals.
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            ISBN 9780367731243
            Released NZ 18 Dec 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Archives: Principles and practices

            Archives: Principles and practices (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Millar, Laura A.

            • RRP: $118.00
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            An international perspective on archives management, providing guidance relevant both to collections-based repositories and to organizations responsible for managing their own institutional archives.

            ISBN 9781783302062
            Released NZ 30 Sep 2017
            Publisher Facet Publishing
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Principles and Practice in Records Management and Archives
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            Scoundrels, Cads, and Other Great Artists
             

            Scoundrels, Cads, and Other Great Artists (Hardback)

            By Smith, Jeffrey K.

            • RRP: $66.50
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            • Pub Date
              31 Jan 21

            Scoundrels, Cads, and Other Great Artists introduces people to great art by showing the more salacious side of the personal lives of great artists. The book not only tells the stories of twelve artists, but explores how to look at art and the separation between art and artist. Th...is lively narrative is enhanced by over 100 full-color images.
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            ISBN 9781538126776
            Released NZ 31 Jan 2021
            Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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            Revisiting Museums of Influence: Four Decades of Innovation and Public Quality in European Museums
             

            Revisiting Museums of Influence: Four Decades of Innovation and Public Quality in European Museums (Paperback)

            Edited by O'Neill, Mark; Sandahl, Jette; Mouliou, Marlen

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            Revisiting Museums of Influence presents 50 portraits of a range of European museums that have made striking innovations in public quality over the past 40 years. In so doing, the book demonstrates that excellence can be found in museums no matter their subject matter, scale, or ...source of funding. Written by leading professionals in the field of museology, who have acted as judges for the European Museum of the Year Award, the portraits describe museums that had, or should have had, an influence on other museums around the world. The portraits aim to capture the moment when this potential was identified, and the introduction will locate the institutions in the wider history of museums in Europe over the period, as well as drawing out common themes of change and innovation that unite the portraits. Providing many very diverse portraits, Revisiting Museums of Influence captures the immense capacity of the museum to respond to changing societal needs. As a result, the book will be essential reading for students of museology and museum professionals around the world in shaping the museums they wish to create. Scholars and students of art history, archaeology, ethnography, anthropology, cultural and visual studies, architecture, memory studies and history will also find much to interest them.
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            ISBN 9780367435417
            Released NZ 20 Jan 2021
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Museums and Racism

            Museums and Racism (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Message, Kylie

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            Racism is a hot topic in museums today, as well as an urgent social issue. Focused on the broad field of multicultural policy, Museums and Racism examines how the Immigration Museum in Melbourne, Australia, has responded to political culture and public debate around racism. Analy...sis focuses on the conceptualization of the Immigration Museum in the mid-1990s, and on the most recent permanent exhibition to be opened there, in 2011, which coincided with the publication of a new multicultural policy for Australia. The opening of the National Museum of Australia in Canberra in the intervening period is also examined in some detail, as a comparative case study to provide a sense of the broader national social and political context. Message argues that each of the three episodes demonstrates the close relationship between museum and exhibition development on the one hand, and policy, politics, and public opinion on the other hand. Including a discussion of examples from the United States and other relevant contexts, Museums and Racism is key reading for students and scholars of museum studies and cultural studies around the world. The book should also be of great interest to museum practitioners and policymakers in the area of multiculturalism.
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            ISBN 9780367491437
            Released NZ 8 Jan 2021
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Museums in Focus
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            Museums and Maori: Heritage Professionals, Indigenous Collections, Current Practice
              

            Museums and Maori: Heritage Professionals, Indigenous Collections, Current Practice (Paperback)

            By McCarthy, Conal

            • RRP: $69.99
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            For centuries, M ori treasures, or taonga, have been some of the most prized, popular and precious objects held in museums around the world. From Te Maori to Te Papa and beyond, initiatives in Aotearoa New Zealand over the last 30 years have continued to provide new models for mu...seums around the world. With this has changed the role of museum staff who face new challenges in collecting, caring for and exhibiting the taonga of the M ori people in partnership with iwi (tribes) as well as developments involving the repatriation of human remains, the opening of cultural centres, and debates over identity, cultural property and heritage management. How do museum professionals deal with the indigenous objects in their care from day to day? How do they engage on a practical level with tribal communities? How do museums structure themselves to meet the needs of visitors as well as these communities? For the first time ever, Museums and Maori answers these questions. Using practical examples and the voices of the indigenous professionals and community representatives who have transformed museum practice in New Zealand over the past three decades, this all-new book provides an up-to-the-minute snapshot of New Zealand museums today across the whole range of museum work: mission and governance, management and staffing, collection care and management, exhibition development, education and public programmes, research and training. Ground-breaking initiatives - and their legacies - are revealed through interviews, policy documents, images and observations of professionals at work in museums ranging from the national museum Te Papa to the tiniest regional galleries. Museums and Maori addresses a major gap in the literature and a yawning gulf in professional training, making it indispensible as a reader for students, a handbook for professionals and a critical study relevant to the academic fields of museum and heritage studies, anthropology, art history, cultural studies, history,
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            ISBN 9781877385704
            Published NZ 4 Jan 2011
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            World's Greatest Wonders: From Nature's Special Places to Stunning Masterpieces Created by Outstanding Artists and Architects

            World's Greatest Wonders: From Nature's Special Places to Stunning Masterpieces Created by Outstanding Artists and Architects (Hardback)

            Producer Editors of Chartwell Books

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            World's Greatest Wonders is an invitation to rediscover the most stunning natural and man-made places in the world, with beautiful photography and 3-D cutaway models.

            ISBN 9780785837954
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Te Papa to Berlin: The making of two museums
             

            Te Papa to Berlin: The making of two museums (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gorbey, Ken

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            Ken Gorbey is a remarkable man who for 15 years was involved with developing and realising the revolutionary cultural concept that became Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand. Then in 1999 he was headhunted by W. Michael Blumenthal to salvage the Jewish Museum Berlin.

            ISBN 9781988592374
            Published NZ 30 Aug 2020
            Publisher Otago University Press
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            Sharing Authority in the Museum: Distributed objects, reassembled relationships
              

            Sharing Authority in the Museum: Distributed objects, reassembled relationships (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Horwood, Michelle

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            Sharing Authority in the Museum provides a detailed and fully contextualised study of a heritage assemblage over time, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Focussing on Maori objects, predominantly originating from the Nga Paerangi tribe, housed in Oxford's Pitt Ri...vers Museum, the book examines thenuances of cross-cultural interactions between an indigenous community and an anthropological museum. Analysis centres on the legacy of historic ethnographic collecting on indigenous communities and museums, and the impact of different value systems and world views on access to heritage objects. Questions of curatorial responsibilities and authority over access rights are explored. Proposing a method for indigenous engagement to address this legacy, and making recommendations to guide participants when forging relationships based around indigenous cultural heritage, Michelle Horwood shows how to negotiate power and authority within these assemblages. She argues that by doing this and acknowledging and communicating our difficult histories, together we can move from collaborative approaches to shared authority and indigenous self-determination, progressing the task of decolonising the museum. Addressing a salient, complex issue by way of a grounded case study, Sharing Authority in the Museum is key reading for museum practitioners working with ethnographic collections, as well as scholars and students working in the fields of museum, heritage, Indigenous or cultural studies. It should also be of great interest to indigenous communities wishing to take the lessons learned from Nga Paerangi's experiences further within their own spheres of museum engagement.
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            ISBN 9780367606619
            Released NZ 30 Jun 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            In Memoriam: - Mission Ground Cemetery 1840-2010
             

            In Memoriam: - Mission Ground Cemetery 1840-2010 (Paperback)

            By Leversedge, Joan

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            Nestled under Whangarei's Western Hills, bordered by a trickling stream, the leafy park at the end of Selwyn Avenue showed almost no sign of its origins until the early 21st century. At the little cemetery, in use from around 1852 to 1940, lie many of Whangarei's earliest Europea...n residents.
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            ISBN 9780473177577
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2011
            Publisher The Copy Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series In Memoriam
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