INTRODUCTION.- Chapter 1. Networks, Agents and Objects: Frameworks for Unpacking Museum Collections by Sarah Byrne, Anne Clarke, Rodney Harrison and Robin Torrence PROCESSES AND PERSPECTIVES.- Chapter 2. 'Suitable for Decoration of Halls and Billiard Rooms': Finding Indigenous Agency in Historic Auction and Sale Catalogues by Robin Torrence and Anne Clarke.- Chapter 3. Consuming Colonialism: Curio-seller's Catalogues, Souvenir Objects and Indigenous Agency in Oceania by Rodney Harrison.- Chapter 4. Plumes, Pipes and Valuable: The Papuan Artefact Trade in South-West New Guinea, 1845-1888 by Susan Davies COLLECTORS AND NATIONHOOD.- Chapter 5. Donors, Loaners, Dealers and Swappers: The Relationships behind the English Collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum by Chris Wingfield.- Chapter 6. The Bekom Mask and the White Star: The Fate of Others' Objects at the Musee du Quai Branly by Alexandra Loumpet-Galitzine.- Chapter 7. Agency, Prestige and Politics: Dutch Collecting Abroad and Local Responses by Pieter ter Keurs COMMUNITIES AND COLLECTIONS.- Chapter 8. Crafting Hopi Identities at the Museum of Northern Arizona by Kelley Hays-Gilpin.- Chapter 9. Pathways to Knowledge: Research Agency and Power Relations in the Context of Collaborations Between Museums and Source Communities by Lindy Allen and Louise Hamby.- Chapter 10. `Objects as Ambassadors': Representing Nation through Museum Exhibitions by Chantal Knowles.- Chapter 11. Seats of Power and Iconographies of Identity in Ecuador by Colin McEwan and Maria-Isabel Silva INDIVIDUAL COLLECTORS, OBJECTS AND 'TYPES'.- Chapter 12. Hedley takes a Holiday: Collections from Kanak People in the Australian Museum by Jude Philp.- Chapter 13. Death, Memory and Collecting: Creating the Conditions for Ancestralisation in South London Households by Fiona Parrot.- Chapter 14. Trials and Traces: A. C. Haddon's Agency as Museum Curator by Sarah Byrne.