Douglas & McIntyre
The Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia

Book details:

January 2010
ISBN 978-1-55365-415-5
Paperback - Trade
9" x 10"
192 pages
160 colour illustrations, 20 Maps b&w illustrations
Art
$40.00 CAD

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Douglas & McIntyre

The Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia

A tribute to Vancouverís Museum of Anthropology, published to accompany the opening of the museumís dramatic redesign

In early 2010, the internationally acclaimed Museum of Anthropology will open its doors on a major renewal project, including the new Multiversity Galleries, the first of their type in the world, which will give visitors access to the curatorial and archival work being done behind the scenes.

This stunning volume celebrates the museumís rich past and promising future. Lavishly illustrated, it highlights 150 treasures from the museumís vast collections, which include historic and contemporary carvings, ceramics, sculptures, paintings and textiles from Asia, the South Pacific, North and South America, Africa and Europe, along with magnificent totem poles, sculptures, carved boxes, feast dishes, baskets and intricate items made of gold, silver and argillite from the northwest coast of B.C. Short histories of each collection and extended captions offer fascinating details.

About the Authors

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