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Politics of the secret / edited by Christopher Anderson
Bib ID 2530431
Format BookBook
Description [Sydney, N.S.W.) : University of Sydney, 1995 
[v], 142 p. : map ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0867589906
Series

Oceania monographs ; 45.

Summary

Collection of nine articles on aspects of secrecy in relation to the sacred in Aboriginal culture; mainly concerned with ritual objects, politics and social control, collection and repatriation of objects, mid Western Desert art; papers by Anderson (x2) , Palmer, Kolig, Akerman, Morton, Jones, Pannell, Kimber annotated separately. Outlines the questions related to the role of ritual objects in Aboriginal culture and their place in museum collections; examines issues of secrecy and return of ritual objects to communities; ethics.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation.  |  Ceremonial objects -- Australia, Central.  |  Ceremonial objects -- Australia, Northwestern.  |  Cultural heritage - Repatriation.  |  Social behaviour - Social control.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Boards.  |  Western Desert (WA SF51, SF52, SG51, SG52)
Other authors/contributors Anderson, Christopher
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