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Native art of the Northwest Coast : a history of changing ideas

Native art of the Northwest Coast : a history of changing ideas

Author: Charlotte Townsend-Gault
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A remarkable volume that makes accessible for the first time and in one place a broad selection of more than 250 years of writing on Northwest Coast Native art.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Townsend-Gault
ISBN: 9780774820493 0774820497 9780774820516 0774820519 9780774820509 0774820500 9780774820523 0774820527
OCLC Number: 871577138
Awards: Winner of Jeanne Clarke Award for Publication, Prince George Public Library 2015 (Canada)
Winner of Melva J. Dwyer Award, Art Libraries Society of North America, Canada 2014 (Canada)
Winner of Canada Prize in the Humanities, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 (Canada)
Description: xxxvi, 1081 Seiten, 16 unnumbered Seiten of plates : Illustrationen (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction: The Idea of Northwest Coast Native Art / Charlotte Townsend-Gault, Jennifer Kramer, and Ki-ke-in 1 Interpreting Cultural Symbols of the People from the Shore / Daisy Sewid-Smith 2 Hilth Hiitinkis -- From the Beach / Ki-ke-in 3 Haida Cosmic / Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas 4 From Explorers to Ethnographers, 1770-1870 / Ira Jacknis 5 Thresholds of Meaning: Voice, Time, and Epistemology in the Archaeological Consideration of Northwest Coast Art / Andrew Martindale 6 Objects and Knowledge: Early Accounts from Ethnographers, and Their Written Records and Collecting Practices, ca. 1880-1930 / Andrea Laforet 7 "That Which Was Most Important": Louis Shotridge on Crest Art and Clan History / Judith Berman 8 Anthropology of Art: Shifting Paradigms and Practices, 1870s-1950 / Bruce Granville Miller 9 Going by the Book: Missionary Perspectives / John Barker 10 The Dark Years / Gloria Cranmer Webster 11 Surrealists and the New York Avant-Garde, 1920-60 / Marie Mauze 12 Northwest Coast Art and Canadian National Identity, 1900-50 / Leslie Dawn 13 Art/Craft in the Early Twentieth Century / Scott Watson 14 Welfare Politics, Late Salvage, and Indigenous (In)Visiblity, 1930-60 / Ronald W. Hawker 15 Form First, Function Follows: The Use of Formal Analysis in Northwest Coast Art History / Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse 16 Democratization and Northwest Coast Art in the Modern Period: Native Emissaries, Non-Native Connoisseurship, and Consumption / Judith Ostrowitz 17 History and Critique of the "Renaissance" Discourse / Aaron Glass 18 Starting from the Beginning / Marianne Nicolson 19 Shifting Theory, Shifting Publics: The Anthropology of Northwest Coast Art in the Postwar Era / Alice Marie Campbell 20 Value Added: The Northwest Coast Art Market since 1965 / Karen Duffek 21 "Where Mere Words Failed": Northwest Coast Art and Law / Douglas S. White 22 Art for Whose Sake? / Ki-ke-in 23 "Fighting with Property": The Double-Edged Character of Ownership / Jennifer Kramer 24 Museums and Northwest Coast Art / Aldona Jonaitis 25 Collaborations: A Historical Perspective / Martha Black 26 Pushing Boundaries, Defying Categories: Aboriginal Media Production on the Northwest Coast / Kristin L. Dowell 27 Art Claims in the Age of Delgamuukw / Charlotte Townsend-Gault 28 Stop Listening to Our Ancestors / Paul Chaat Smith 29 NWC on the Up ... Load: Surfing for Northwest Coast Art / Dana Claxton 30 The Material and the Immaterial across Borders / Charlotte Townsend-Gault Works Cited Index
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