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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

            • RRP: $39.52
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            • Internationally sourced

            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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            Scoundrels, Cads, and Other Great Artists
             

            Scoundrels, Cads, and Other Great Artists (Hardback)

            By Smith, Jeffrey K.

            • RRP: $67.50
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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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            The Brutish Museums: The Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution
             

            The Brutish Museums: The Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution (Library Binding)

            By Hicks, Dan

            A call for western museums to wash their hands of colonial blood

            ISBN 9780745341767
            Released NZ 15 Aug 2020
            Publisher Pluto Press
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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

            • RRP: $82.99
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            • Pub Date
              20 Jan 21

            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 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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            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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            Refocusing Ethnographic Museums through Oceanic Lenses
             

            Refocusing Ethnographic Museums through Oceanic Lenses (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Schorch, Philipp; Contributions by Kahanu, Noelle M. K. Y.; Mallon, Sean; Pakarati, Cristian Moreno; Mulrooney, Mara

            • RRP: $49.99
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            Refocusing Ethnographic Museums through Oceanic Lenses offers a collaborative ethnographic investigation of Indigenous museum practices in three Pacific museums: Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Hawai'i; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa; and Museo Antropologico Padre Sebastia...n Englert, Rapa Nui.
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            ISBN 9781988592398
            Published NZ 10 Aug 2020
            Publisher Otago University Press
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            The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World's Most Famous Museum
             

            The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World's Most Famous Museum (Hardback, Main)

            By Gardner, James

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            A meticulously crafted, sparkling history of the legendary museum in Paris.

            ISBN 9781611856347
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 16+ years
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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

            • RRP: $42.99
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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

            • RRP: $40.00
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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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