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The Brutish museums: the Benin Bronzes, colonial violence and cultural restitution

The Brutish museums: the Benin Bronzes, colonial violence and cultural restitution
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ISBN 0745341764 (hardcover)
9780745341767 (hardcover)
Author Hicks, Dan 1972-
Title The Brutish museums : the Benin Bronzes, colonial violence and cultural restitution / Dan Hicks
Publisher London : Pluto Press, 2020
Physical desc. xvii, 345 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography etc. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The gun that shoots twice -- A theory of taking -- Necrography -- White projection -- World War Zero -- Corporate-militarist colonialism -- War on terror -- The Benin-Niger-Soudan expedition -- The sacking of Benin City -- Democide -- Iconoclasm -- Looting -- Necrology -- 'The Museum of Weapons, etc.' -- Chronopolitics -- A declaration of war -- A negative moment -- Ten thousand unfinished events -- Afterword: a decade of returns -- Appendix 1: Provisional list of the worldwide locations of Benin plaques looted in 1897 -- Appendix 2: Sources of Benin objects in the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford (the 'First Collection') -- Appendix 3: Sources of Benin objects in the former Pitt-Rivers Museum, Farnham ('the Second Collection') -- Appendix 4: Current location of Benin objects previously in the Pitt-Rivers Museum at Farnham (the 'Second Collection') -- Appendix 5: A provisional list of museums, galleries and collections that may currently hold objects looted from Benin City in 1897.
Subject Museums -- Acquisitions -- Moral and ethical aspects
Museums -- Acquisitions -- Europe, Western -- History
Museums -- Acquisitions -- Case studies
Bronzes -- Nigeria -- Benin (Kingdom)
Africa -- Benin (Kingdom)
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