African Museums in the Making

African Museums in the Making

Reflections on the Politics of Material and Public Culture in Zimbabwe

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Anthropologists and archaeologists in Zimbabwe and neighboring African countries examine and reflect upon museums and museology in the country. Their topics include a critical historiographical survey of Zimbabwean museum institutions, the enduring legacy of colonialism in Zimbabwean museum governance, a critique of the Western concept of keeping human remains in Zimbabwean museums, a case study of "traditional villages" at archaeological monuments and sites in Zimbabwe, and the utilization of museums by rural primary school pupils in Zimbabwe. Distributed in North America by African Books Collective. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Mankon, Cameroon :, Langaa Research and Publising,, [2015]
ISBN: 9789956792719
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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