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List of illustrations
Preface and Acknowledgements


Chapter 1. What Thing Is This? Indian Storytelling Scrolls
Chapter 2. Curatorial Understanding of the Sacred within Museum Walls: Metalogues in Dialogue with Scholarship
Chapter 3. Manipulating Sacred Force: Scrolls and Copies
Chapter 4. Material Engagements in the Colony: Legacies and Changes in Perspective
Chapter 5. Reconstructing the Sacred: Temples or Museum Galleries?
Chapter 6. When Religious Power is Limiting: The World Museum in Liverpool
Chapter 7. For a Reappraisal of Phenomenology: A Perspectival Approach to Materiality

Conclusions: Returning to Museums

Appendix to the Pictures

Experiencing Materiality

Museum Perspectives

Valentina Gamberi

198 pages, 18 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-984-6 Hb Published (February 2021)

eISBN 978-1-80073-035-9 eBook