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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Public display and civic identity

Fulvio Lenzo.

in Journal of the History of Collections

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9807 words.

From the fourteenth century until the end of the eighteenth century, almost every town of the Kingdom of Naples had one or more Seggi where the main families used to meet in order to take...

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A Quaker collects

Margaretta S. Frederick.

in Journal of the History of Collections

June 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 7198 words.

The advent of the nineteenth century brought about drastic changes within the Quaker faith in England. Simplicity, honesty and a strict work ethic – signature characteristics among...

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Personal collecting meets institutional vision

Kimberly A. Orcutt.

in Journal of the History of Collections

December 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9317 words.

In 1891, Harvard University was the recipient of an unexpected bequest from Mrs William Hayes Fogg, who gave her collection and a substantial gift to build a museum named for her deceased...

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Rescuing history from the nation

Perry Johansson.

in Journal of the History of Collections

May 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9695 words.

This article reveals the unknown history of the collections at the Stockholm Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (MFEA). The Museum was founded with material from Johan Gunnar Andersson's...

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The Pacific Rim: connecting peoples, collecting histories

Melody Rod-ari.

in Journal of the History of Collections

November 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9603 words.

Located on the Pacific Rim, California’s access to and from Asia has made Los Angeles home to the largest ethnic Indian, Thai and Cambodian populations outside their home countries. The...

Collecting and exhibiting ‘Austria’

Bernadette Biedermann.

in Journal of the History of Collections

March 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 9778 words.

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Discussions concerning the establishment of a ‘House of History’ that would collect and exhibit ‘Austria’ can be traced back to the founding of the...

The diverse curiosità of Giacomo Francesco Arpino (1607–1684)

Marika Leino.

in Journal of the History of Collections

March 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 12005 words.

Giacomo Francesco Arpino (1607–1684), physician to the community of Poirino (near Turin) and to members of the House of Savoy, assembled a widely admired and uniquely...

Collecting artefacts, acquiring empire

Janet Owen.

in Journal of the History of Collections

June 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 11134 words.

This paper uses collections and collecting activity to explore the relationship between Enlightenment thinking and practice in the early-nineteenth century and the Darwinist sciences that...

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