Collecting in the South Sea

Collecting in the South Sea[BOOKS] ✴ Collecting in the South Sea ✻ Bronwen Douglas – Bluevapours.co.uk This book is a study of 'collecting' undertaken by Joseph Antoine Bruni d'Entrecasteaux and his shipmates in Tasmania the western Pacific Islands and Indonesia In 1791 1794 Bruni d'Entrecasteaux led a This book is a study the South eBook ↠ of 'collecting' undertaken by Joseph Antoine Bruni d'Entrecasteaux and his shipmates in Tasmania the western Pacific Islands and Indonesia In Bruni d'Entrecasteaux led a French naval expedition in search of the lost vessels of La Prouse which had last been seen by Europeans at Botany Bay in March After Bruni d'Entrecasteaux died near the end of the voyage and the expedition collapsed in political disarray Collecting in ePUB ✓ in Java its collections and records were subseuently scattered or lostThe book's core is a richly illustrated examination analysis and catalog of a large array of ethnographic objects collected during the voyage later dispersed and recently identified in museums in France Norway the Netherlands Switzerland and the United States The focus on artifacts is informed by a broad conception of collecting as grounded in encounters or exchanges with Indigenous protagonists and also as materialized in the South PDF Í in other genres written accounts vocabularies and visual representations drawings engravings and mapsHistorically the book outlines the antecedents occurrences and aftermath of the voyage including its location within the classic era of European scientific voyaging and within contemporary colonial networks Particular chapters trace the ambiguous histories of the extant collections Ethnographically contributors are alert to local settings relationships practices and values; to Indigenous uses and significance of objects; to the reciprocal dialogic nature of collecting; to local agency or innovation in exchanges; and to present implications of objects and their histories especially for modern scholars and artists both Indigenous and non Indigenous.

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  • Paperback
  • Collecting in the South Sea
  • Bronwen Douglas
  • 14 January 2016
  • 9789088905742

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