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The Museum : a reference guide

Author: Michael Steven Shapiro; Louis Ward Kemp
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, [1990]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provided in this volume are a series of historical outlines and critical bibliographic essays on all aspects of museum history, philosophy, and function. Contributors treat such subjects as art  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Steven Shapiro; Louis Ward Kemp
ISBN: 0313236860 9780313236860
OCLC Number: 1107278800
Target Audience: Pregrado
Description: xiv, 385 páginas ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction The Natural History Museum by Charlotte M. Porter The Art Museum by Edith A. Tonelli The Museum of Science and Technology by Bernard S. Finn The History Museum by Scott T. Swank The Folk Museum by Elizabeth M. Adler Museum Collections by Katherine and Philip Spiess Museum Education by Kenneth A. Yellis Museum Exhibition by Wilcomb E. Washburn The Public and the Museum by Michael S. Shapiro Biography and the Museum by Louis W. Kemp Professionalism and the Museum by J. Lynne Teather Appendix A: Museum Directories Appendix B: Museum Archives and Special Collections Appendix C: Museum-Related Periodicals Bibliography Index
Responsibility: edited by Michael Steven Shapiro, with the assistance of Louis Ward Kemp.


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"Eleven authoritative essays cover various types of museums (art, natural history, folk, science, history) and aspects of museology (education, collections, biography, exhibitions, professionalism, Read more...

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