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Stuffed animals & pickled heads : the culture and evolution of natural history museums

Author: Stephen T Asma
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The natural history museum is a place where the line between "high" and "low" culture effectively vanishes - where our awe of nature, our taste for the bizarre and our thirst for knowledge all blend  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen T Asma
ISBN: 0195130502 9780195130508 0195163362 9780195163360
OCLC Number: 1008439705
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: xv, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Stephen T. Asma.

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historyh Asma's Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads surveys the presence and evolution of natural history museums around the world interviewing curators, scientists and exhibit designers and providing Read more...

 
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