The Metamorphoses of the Trocadéro and the Re-Invention of the Musée de l’Homme

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Fabrice Grognet

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This contribution originally appeared in French as a chapter in the edited volume Les musées d’ethnologie: culture, politique et changement institutionnel. It tracks the organizational and intellectual history of the Musée d’Ethnographie du Trocadéro, including its historical relationship with more recent institutions in French museum anthropology, including the Musée de l’Homme, the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, and the Musée du Quai Branly.

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