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A companion to museum studies

Author: Sharon Macdonald
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Series: Blackwell companions in cultural studies, 12.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Companion to Museum Studies captures the multidisciplinary approaches to the study of the development, roles, and significance of museums in contemporary society. It is an indispensable reference  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Macdonald
ISBN: 1405108398 9781405108393
OCLC Number: 62393049
Description: xx, 570 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Expanding museum studies : an introduction / Sharon Macdonald --
Cultural theory and museum studies / Rhiannon Mason --
Sociology and the social aspects of museums / Gordon Fyfe --
Art history and museology : rendering the visible legible / Donald Preziosi --
Museums and anthropologies : practices and narratives / Anthony Alan Shelton --
Collecting practices / Sharon Macdonald --
The conundrum of ephemerality : time, memory, and museums / Susan A. Crane --
The origins of the public museum / Jeffrey Abt --
World fairs and museums / Robert W. Rydell --
Making and remaking national identities / Flora Edouwaye S. Kaplan --
Museums and community / Elizabeth Crooke --
Re-staging histories and identities / Rosmarie Beier-de Haan --
Heritage / Steven Hoelscher --
Museum architecture : a brief history / Michaela Giebelhausen --
Insight versus entertainment : untimely meditations on the architecture of twentieth-century art museums / Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani. Civic seeing : museums and the organization of vision / Tony Bennett --
Space syntax : the language of museum space / Bill Hillier, Kali Tzortzi --
New media / Michelle Henning --
Living in a learning society : museums and free-choice learning / John H. Falk, Lynn D. Dierking, Marianna Adams --
Museum education / George E. Hein --
Interactivity : thinking beyond / Andrea Witcomb --
Studying visitors / Eilean Hooper-Greenhill --
Globalization : incorporating the museum / Mark W. Rectanus --
Cultural economics / Bruno S. Frey, Stephan Meier --
The museum profession / Patrick J. Boylan --
Museum ethics / Tristram Besterman --
Museum practice : legal issues / Patty Gerstenblith --
Non-western models of museums and curation in cross-cultural perspective / Christina Kreps --
Incivilities in civil( -ized) places : culture wars in comparative perspective / Steven C. Dubin --
Science museums and the culture wars / Steven Conn --
Postmodern restructurings / Nick Prior --
Exposing the public / Mieke Bal --
The future of the museum / Charles Saumarez Smith.
Series Title: Blackwell companions in cultural studies, 12.
Responsibility: edited by Sharon Macdonald.
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