Chapter 6. Revealing and Concealing: Museums, Objects, and the Transmission of Knowledge in Aboriginal Australia

  1. Janet Marstine
  1. Moira G. Simpson

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776230.ch6

New Museum Theory and Practice: An Introduction

New Museum Theory and Practice: An Introduction

How to Cite

Simpson, M. G. (2006) Revealing and Concealing: Museums, Objects, and the Transmission of Knowledge in Aboriginal Australia, in New Museum Theory and Practice: An Introduction (ed J. Marstine), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776230.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405105583

Online ISBN: 9780470776230

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Keywords:

  • epistemology;
  • beliefs;
  • wayne davis;
  • agent;
  • explanations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Editor's Introduction

  • The Inadequacies of the Western Museum Model

  • Traditional Methods of Preserving and Transmitting Culture in Aboriginal Australia

  • The Growth of Museums and Related Institutions in Aboriginal Australia

  • Aboriginal Keeping Places

  • Aboriginal Art Centers

  • Displaying and Interpreting Aboriginal History and Culture

  • Conclusion

  • Questions for Discussion