Claiming the Stones, Naming the Bones

Claiming the Stones, Naming the Bones

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These fourteen essays address controversies over a variety of cultural properties, exploring them from perspectives of law, archeology, physical anthropology, ethnobiology, ethnomusicology, history, and cultural and literary study. The book divides cultural property into three types: Tangible, unique property like the Parthenon marbles; intangible property such as folktales, music, and folk remedies; and communal qrepresentations, q which have lead groups to censor both outsiders and insiders as cultural traitors.This educational role is the focus of my inquiry; that is why I put the word banning in quotation marks in the title of this essay. Most of ... be the defense against the banning of Huckleberry Finn is in fact argument over its place in the schools.

Title:Claiming the Stones, Naming the Bones
Author:Elazar Barkan, Ronald Bush
Publisher:Getty Publications - 2003-01-09


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