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Hearst Museum Classics

The Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology, or PAHMA, is dedicated to research and education on its vast and varied collections consisting of 3.8 million objects from six continents spanning 2 million years of human history. PAHMA has maintained a periodic publication series throughout its existence that focuses on scientific publications and exhibition catalogs.

Getemono: Collecting the Folk Crafts of Old Japan

(1994)

This museum catalogue accompanies the Hearst Museum's 1994-1995 exhibition, "Back Roads to Far Towns: Folk Art of Rural Japan." The book includes a comprehensive introductory essay reviewing a century of interest in the folk culture of Japan. The book also contains a series of revealing and entertaining letters written by the Museum's collector who gathered traditional Japanese crafts in Kyoto during the mid-1960s.

The Archaeology of Ancient Peru and the Work of Max Uhle

(1977)

Overview of objects from ancient Peru collected by archaeologist Max Uhle now in the Lowie Museum of Anthropology

Mexican Festival and Ceremonial Masks

(1976)

An exhibition of masks from the Victor Jose Moya Collection, presented at the Lowie Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, and the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

Traditions in Transition: Culture Contact and Material Change

(1974)

This booklet, although not an exhibit guide, is based on the materials and text of 'Traditions in Transition,' the major exhibit for the year 1974 at the Lowie Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley.

African Arts

(1967)

An exhibition at the Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology of the University of California, Berkeley, April 6 - October 22, 1967

Ancient Egypt

(1966)

An exhibition at the Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology of the University of California, Berkeley, March 25 - October 23, 1966