Cataloguing Culture Legacies of Colonialism in Museum Documentation (Turner)

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Kristin Otto


This work is a book review considering the title Cataloguing Culture: Legacies of Colonialism in Museum Documentation by Hannah Turner.


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Kristin Otto, New Mexico State University

Kristin Otto is Curator of the University Museum at New Mexico State University.


Basu, Paul. 2015. “Reanimating Cultural Heritage: Digital Curatorship, Knowledge Networks, and Social Transformation in Sierra Leone.” In The International Handbooks of Museum Studies Museum Transformations: Part II Social Agency and the Museum, volume edited by Annie Coombes and Ruth B. Phillips, series edited by Sharon Macdonald and Helen Reese Leahy, 337–64. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

MacDowell, Marsha, Justine Richardson, Mary Worrall, Amanda Sikarskie, and Steve Cohen. 2013. “Quilted Together: Material Culture Pedagogy and the Quilt Index, a Digital Repository of Thematic Collections.” Winterthur Portfolio 47(2–3): 139–60.

Rowley, Susan. 2013. “The Reciprocal Research Network: The Development Process.” Museum Anthropology Review 7(1–2): 22–43.

Sturtevant, William C. (1967) 1969. Guide to Field Collecting of Ethnographic Specimens. Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History Information Leaflet, 503. Washington: Government Printing Office.

Turner, Hannah. 2020. Cataloguing Culture: Legacies of Colonialism in Museum Documentation. Vancouver: UBC Press.