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Displaying traditional Yoruba religious objects in museums: the western re-making of a cultural heritage

Catalani, Anna (2007) Displaying traditional Yoruba religious objects in museums: the western re-making of a cultural heritage. Library Trends, 56 (1). pp. 66-79. ISSN 0024-2594

Full content URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/lib.2007.0045

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Item Type:Article
Item Status:Live Archive

Abstract

This paper addresses the issues relating to the interpretation and representation of non-Western religious material culture in Western museums and it offers a comprehensive view of way traditional Yoruba religious objects are displayed in contemporary museums in Britain.

Keywords:museums; non-Western material culture; interpretation, Interpretation, Museums, Non-western material culture
Subjects:L Social studies > L390 Sociology not elsewhere classified
W Creative Arts and Design > W213 Visual Communication
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V210 British History
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Architecture & Design > School of Architecture & Design (Architecture)
ID Code:9299
Deposited On:02 May 2013 13:10

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