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Who owns native culture?

Author: Michael F Brown
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003.
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"Documents the efforts of indigenous peoples to redefine heritage as a protected resource. Michael Brown takes readers into settings where native peoples defend what they consider to be their cultural property ... By focusing on the complexity of actual cases, Brown casts light on indigenous grievances in diverse fields ... He finds both genuine injustice and, among advocates for native peoples, a troubling tendency  Read more...
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Brown, Michael F. (Michael Fobes), 1950-
Who owns native culture?
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606161582
Online version:
Brown, Michael F. (Michael Fobes), 1950-
Who owns native culture?
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607056941
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Brown
ISBN: 0674011716 9780674011717 0674016335 9780674016330
OCLC Number: 51722860
Description: xii, 315 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The missionary's photographs --
Cultures and copyrights --
Sign wars --
Ethnobotany blues --
Negotiating mutual respect --
At the edge of the indigenous --
Native heritage in the iron cage --
Finding justice in the global commons.
Responsibility: Michael F. Brown.

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Documenting the efforts of indigenous peoples to redefine heritage as a proprietary resource, this volume takes you into the settings where native people defend what they consider to be their  Read more...
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For the uninitiated, Michael Brown's thoughtful book, "Who Owns Native Culture?", can serve as a welcome point of entry into current debates on cultural property. Written for a general audience in an Read more...

 
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