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Museums in motion an introduction to the history and functions of museums

Author: Edward P Alexander; Mary Alexander; Juilee Decker
Publisher: Lanham, Md Rowman & Littlefield 2017
Series: American Association for State and Local History book series, 2017: 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3 edView all editions and formats
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Here is a complete introduction to the history of museums, types of museums, and the key functions museums play in the 21st century. This new edition features "Museums in Motion Today" where museum  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward P Alexander; Mary Alexander; Juilee Decker
ISBN: 9781442278790 144227879X 9781442278806 1442278803 9781442278813 1442278811
OCLC Number: 1050047134
Description: 373 p. ill.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIn Memoriam: Edward P. Alexander, 1907-2003 Preface to the Third EditionTable of Abbreviations1 What Is a Museum?Museums in Motion Today: Monica O. MontgomeryMuseums in Motion Today: Vickie Stone, Terri Anderson, Emily HoufPart I: HISTORYIntroduction to Part I Museums in Motion Today: Julie DeckerMuseums in Motion Today: Meghan FerriterMuseums in Motion Today: Tracey Berg-Fulton2 Art & Design MuseumsMuseums in Motion Today: Joanne Heyler 3 Natural History & Anthropology Museums Museums in Motion Today: Kaytee SmithMuseums in Motion Today: Dustin Growick4 Science Museums 5 History Museums, Historic Houses, Interpretation Sites, Sites of Conscience, and Memorial MuseumsMuseums in Motion Today: Catherine HughesMuseums in Motion Today: Dan HartmanMuseums in Motion Today: Paul Tetreault6 Botanical Gardens & Zoos Museums in Motion Today: Courtney AllenMuseums in Motion Today: Rob Shumaker7 Children's Museums Museums in Motion Today: Rebecca Shulman HerzPart II: FUNCTIONSIntroduction to Part IIMuseums in Motion Today: Tim HallmanMuseums in Motion Today: Andrea Jones8 To Collect Museums in Motion Today: Zinnia WillitsMuseums in Motion Today: Jane MiloschMuseums in Motion Today: Kathryn Murano Santos9 To Conserve 10 To Exhibit Museums in Motion Today: Kimberly Masteller 11 To Interpret & To Engage Museums in Motion Today: Sara Devine Museums in Motion Today: Charlotte Martin12 To Serve & To Act Museums in Motion Today: Jennifer ScottMuseums in Motion Today: Katherine Krieger Museums in Motion Today: Mike Lesperance13 The Profession & Professional PracticesMuseums in Motion Today: Kaywin FeldmanMuseums in Motion Today: Elizabeth MerrittMuseums in Motion Today: Alex Freeman & Samantha BeckerReadingsIndex About the Authors
Series Title: American Association for State and Local History book series, 2017: 1
Responsibility: Edward P. Alexander [aut]; Mary Alexander [aut]; Juilee Decker [aut].

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This new, third edition of Museums in Motion tackles the challenge of updating a classic text on the history and relevance of museums with considerable elegance and aplomb. Important topics such as Read more...

 
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