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Social networks and the creation of the Pitt Rivers museum

Abstract:

We consider how far different 'networks of connection' have structured the relationships between curators, collectors and objects at the Pitt Rivers Museum at Oxford University. Museum collections are generated through complicated, fluctuating circulations of people and things that are literally endless and, when there is a high standard of computerized documentation, network analysis can be a stimulating and revealing methodological tool. Network analysis can reveal patterns in sets of socia...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/1362361310382107

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Publisher:
SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
JOURNAL OF MATERIAL CULTURE Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Pages:
211-239
Publication date:
2007-11-05
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EISSN:
1460-3586
ISSN:
1359-1835
URN:
uuid:b94e762e-0dd8-4728-92fc-8cb7535a8252
Source identifiers:
288693
Local pid:
pubs:288693

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