The Resource Museums & history in West Africa, edited by Claude Daniel Ardouin & Emmanuel Arinze

Museums & history in West Africa, edited by Claude Daniel Ardouin & Emmanuel Arinze

Label
Museums & history in West Africa
Title
Museums & history in West Africa
Statement of responsibility
edited by Claude Daniel Ardouin & Emmanuel Arinze
Title variation
Museums and history in West Africa
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Museums in West Africa have generally paid little attention to recent history, often acting more as warehouses for exotic, antique objects than as interpreters of contemporary events or family oral traditions. As institutions, they risk becoming irrelevant to the societies that support them."
  • "Representing museums throughout western Africa, including those in Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal, twenty-four contributors argue that their institutions must become active, research-related centres capable of developing historical knowledge and communicating it locally. They urge museums throughout the sub-region to focus their collection building strategies, to use indigenous material culture, to research recent social and cultural changes, and to harness family histories in their efforts to convey their findings more fully and root their activities more firmly in their communities."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT470.15
LC item number
.M87 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • West African Museums Programme
  • International African Institute
  • Ardouin, Claude Daniel
  • Arinze, E. N
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historical museums
  • Histoire
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Historical museums
  • Musea
  • Geschiedenis
  • Museum
  • Geschichte
  • Museum
  • Africa, West
  • Afrique occidentale
  • West Africa
  • Westafrika
  • Westafrika
Label
Museums & history in West Africa, edited by Claude Daniel Ardouin & Emmanuel Arinze
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published on behalf of the West African Museums Programme in association with the International African Institute."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
South Africa : Collecting the material culture of apartheid & resistance : the Natal Museum's Amandla Project, 1992-94 / Graham Dominy -- Guinea : Common histories & heritages / Mamadou Camara -- Mali : Fixed & moveable cultural heritage in Jenne : problems of conservation & protection / Boubacar Hama Diaby -- Nigeria : Museums & history in the Niger Delta / E.J. Alagoa -- Burkina Faso : Bronze statuettes of central Moogo, Ouagadougou : artistic & historical dimensions & museographic problems / Oumarou Nao -- Nigeria : Museums as a source of history : the National Museum of Colonial History, Aba / Vincent Ughenu -- Senegal : Institutional aims & objectives : the Musée historique de Gorée / Abdoulaye Camara -- Burkina Faso : The private Musée de la Bendrologie, Manéga / Salaka Sanou -- Benin : Museums & historical research : the Musée Honmè, Porto Novo / Hounsinou Aubin -- Niger : Museums & history / Boubé Gado -- Benin : Textiles in southern Benin : the current situation & suggestions for research / Joseph C.E. Adandé -- Museums as a means of restoring historical consciousness / Ibnou Diagne -- Mali : Ceramics as testaments of the past : field research & making objects speak / Barbara E. Frank -- Nigeria : CBAA photographic archives : accessibility & utilisation as a cultural resource / Gloria Chianu Chuma-Ibe -- Côte d'Ivoire : Material culture & its use in museum programmes : Musée Péléforo Gbon Coulibaly, Korhogo / Thiona Ouattara -- Ghana : Museums & history : Cape Coast Castle Museum / Francis Boakye Duah -- African communities & museums : from language to the historical reading of signs / Toussaint Yaovi Tchitchi -- Benin : Buried heritage, surface heritage : the Portuguese fort of São João Baptista de Ajudá / Alexis B.A. Adandé -- Côte d'Ivoire : The proposed regional museum : Kong / Aminata Barro -- Guinea-Bissau : The proposal for a historical museum of Guinea-Bissau / Leonardo Cardoso -- Nigeria : History museums, historical reconstruction & communicating with the public : the Old Residency Museum, Calabar / Violetta I. Ekpo -- Mali : Family heritage in the region of Ségou : the sacred relics of Bakaridian at Dioforongo / Abdoulaye Sylla -- Zanzibar : Encapsulating history : the Palace Museum & the House of Wonders / Abdul Sheriff -- Benin : The living consecration of the history of the Kingdom of Abomey : the Musée historique d'Abomey / Léonard Ahonon
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780852552544
Lccn
99038643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41981866
  • (OCoLC)ocm41981866
Label
Museums & history in West Africa, edited by Claude Daniel Ardouin & Emmanuel Arinze
Publication
Note
"Published on behalf of the West African Museums Programme in association with the International African Institute."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
South Africa : Collecting the material culture of apartheid & resistance : the Natal Museum's Amandla Project, 1992-94 / Graham Dominy -- Guinea : Common histories & heritages / Mamadou Camara -- Mali : Fixed & moveable cultural heritage in Jenne : problems of conservation & protection / Boubacar Hama Diaby -- Nigeria : Museums & history in the Niger Delta / E.J. Alagoa -- Burkina Faso : Bronze statuettes of central Moogo, Ouagadougou : artistic & historical dimensions & museographic problems / Oumarou Nao -- Nigeria : Museums as a source of history : the National Museum of Colonial History, Aba / Vincent Ughenu -- Senegal : Institutional aims & objectives : the Musée historique de Gorée / Abdoulaye Camara -- Burkina Faso : The private Musée de la Bendrologie, Manéga / Salaka Sanou -- Benin : Museums & historical research : the Musée Honmè, Porto Novo / Hounsinou Aubin -- Niger : Museums & history / Boubé Gado -- Benin : Textiles in southern Benin : the current situation & suggestions for research / Joseph C.E. Adandé -- Museums as a means of restoring historical consciousness / Ibnou Diagne -- Mali : Ceramics as testaments of the past : field research & making objects speak / Barbara E. Frank -- Nigeria : CBAA photographic archives : accessibility & utilisation as a cultural resource / Gloria Chianu Chuma-Ibe -- Côte d'Ivoire : Material culture & its use in museum programmes : Musée Péléforo Gbon Coulibaly, Korhogo / Thiona Ouattara -- Ghana : Museums & history : Cape Coast Castle Museum / Francis Boakye Duah -- African communities & museums : from language to the historical reading of signs / Toussaint Yaovi Tchitchi -- Benin : Buried heritage, surface heritage : the Portuguese fort of São João Baptista de Ajudá / Alexis B.A. Adandé -- Côte d'Ivoire : The proposed regional museum : Kong / Aminata Barro -- Guinea-Bissau : The proposal for a historical museum of Guinea-Bissau / Leonardo Cardoso -- Nigeria : History museums, historical reconstruction & communicating with the public : the Old Residency Museum, Calabar / Violetta I. Ekpo -- Mali : Family heritage in the region of Ségou : the sacred relics of Bakaridian at Dioforongo / Abdoulaye Sylla -- Zanzibar : Encapsulating history : the Palace Museum & the House of Wonders / Abdul Sheriff -- Benin : The living consecration of the history of the Kingdom of Abomey : the Musée historique d'Abomey / Léonard Ahonon
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780852552544
Lccn
99038643
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41981866
  • (OCoLC)ocm41981866

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