Museum Anthropology Review

Museum Anthropology Review (MAR) is an open access journal whose purpose is the wide dissemination of peer-reviewed articles, reviews, essays, obituaries and other content advancing the field of material culture and museum studies, broadly conceived. Museum Anthropology Review is a publication of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures.



The DOI Era Begins with MAR 8(1)

The DOI Era Begins with MAR 8(1)

MAR is happy to report that journal content is now being published with DOIs (Digital object identifiers) assigned and active. DOI is a key publishing technology that does much to advance the durability, discoverability, and identification of scholarly resources.
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Vol 8, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents

Peer-Reviewed Articles

The Online Museum: A "Placeless" Space of the "Civic Laboratory" PDF
Natalia Grincheva 1-21
The Sacred Gift: Donations from Private Collectors to Public Museums PDF
Paul van der Grijp 22-44


Only the Voice of the Other: Science, Power, and Diversity’s Revolt in the Museum—A Manifesto of Sorts PDF
W. Warner Wood 45-54

Review Essays

Pacific Hall: The Bishop Museum’s Renovation of a Permanent Exhibit PDF
Alex Golub 55-59

Exhibition Reviews

Hopituy: Hopi Art from the Permanent Collections PDF
Daniel C. Swan 60-63

Book Reviews

Les musées d’ethnologie: culture, politique et changement institutionnel (Mazé, Poulard, and Ventura, eds.) PDF
Sally Price 64-66
Digital Ethnography: Anthropology, Narrative, and New Media (Underberg and Zorn) PDF
Matthew D. Thompson 67-70
Embroiderers of Ninhue: Stitching Chilean Rural Life (Benavente) PDF
Joseph P. Feldman 71-73
Arapaho Journeys (Wiles) PDF
Jeffrey D. Anderson 74-76
First Peoples of Canada: Masterworks from the Canadian Museum of Civilization (Pilon and Prince, eds.) PDF
Brooke Penaloza Patzak 77-79
Museums and Communities: Curators, Collections and Collaboration (Golding and Modest, eds.) PDF
C. Kurt Dewhurst 80-82
The English Breakfast: The Biography of a National Meal with Recipes (O’Connor) PDF
Maria Kennedy 83-85
Museums: A Visual Anthropology (Bouquet) PDF
Adrian Van Allen 86-88
Basketry: Making Human Nature (Heslop, ed.) PDF
Jason Baird Jackson 89-90

Books Briefly Noted

Current Studies of Food and Foodways PDF
Danille Elise Christensen 91-95
Books Briefly Noted PDF

Books and Media Received

Books and Media Received PDF