24,1 x 16,5 cm, 390 pagina's,
Stages in Civilisation
Dutch museums in quest of West Central African collections (1856-1889)
Robert Joost Willink, a historian by training, started this study while a Senior Advisor at the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (Instituut Collectie Nederland) in Amsterdam. Cultural historical research into the origins of museum collections has formed the core of his professional work for more than a quarter of a century.