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Sample JME articles

This is a selection of articles from the Journal of Museum Ethnography no. 18, May 2006.

Themed conference papers:

'Looking Backward, Looking Forward': An Introduction - Lisa Harris and Jeremy Coote
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 3-5)

Culture and Nature: The Pace of Anthropology in the Manchester Museum - Samuel J. M. M. Alberti
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 7-21)

From Explorers and Encounters to Living Cultures - George Bankes
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 22-36)

The Kelvingrove 'New Century' Project: Changing Approaches to Displaying World Cultures in Glasgow - Alison K. Brown
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 37-47)

(Before And) After Gallery 33: Fifteen Years of at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery - Christopher Wingfield
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 49-62)

Side Effects: Looking, Touching, and Interacting in the Indian Museum, Kolkata - Mark Elliott
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 63-75)

What's in the Box? Linnaeus's Legacy - Peter Naumann
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 77-94)

Articles, Research Notes, and Reports:

Collecting Artefacts, Acquiring Empire: A Maritime Endeavour - Janet Owen
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 141-148)

Counting and Calculating: Some Reflections on Using Statistics to Examine the History and Shape of the Collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum - Alison Petch
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 149-156)

Gallery Reviews:

Gallery Review: World Arts Gallery, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester, from summer 2005
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 167-170)

Gallery Review: World Cultures, World Museum Liverpool, from 29 April 2005
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 170-172)

Gallery Review: Ways of Seeing, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery from October 2003
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 172-173)

Book Review:

Book Review: Judy Thompson and Ingrid Kritsch, Yeenoo dài' k' è'tr 'ijilkai' ganagwaandaii / Long Ago Sewing We Will Remember: The Story of the Gwich'in Traditional Caribou Skin Clothing Project
(Journal of Museum Ethnography, no.18, May 2006, pp. 198-199)

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