This series elucidate the often hidden backgrounds of a museum collection, discussing objects within their original context, social histories and their contemporary meaning. The main emphasis lies on the history of each collection, with its different collecting and presentation practices placed in a particular time and place.

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  • Het nieuwe deel in de reeks collectieboeken van het Tropenmuseum behandelt de collectie textiel. Het museum herbergt ruim 12.000 objecten, verzameld over een periode van 160 jaar, voornamelijk uit Nederlands-Indië.
  • Islam at the Tropenmuseum presents for the first time the rich Islamic collections of the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam.
    €34,50
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  • Photographs of the Netherlands East Indies at the Tropenmuseum offers a comprehensive introduction to one of the most important collections of colonial photography in the world.
    €34,50
  • Africa at the Tropenmuseum is not meant to be a general book on art from Africa, but rather a treatise on the formation and development of a specific Africa collection, which started at the beginning of the twentieth century with the fusion of the collections of the Colonial Museum in Haarlem, and the ethnographic collection of Artis, the Amsterdam Zoo.
    €34,50
  • In The Netherlands East Indies at the Tropenmuseum specific sections of the well-known ethnographic collections from Indonesia are interpreted as colonial collections.
    €34,50
  • Oceania at the Tropenmuseum is not in the first place a book on art form Oceania, but rather a treatise on the coming into existence and growth of a well-known Oceanic collection, which started at the beginning of the 20th century with the bringing together of the collection of the Colonial Museum in the Dutch provincial town of Haarlem
    €34,50