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Title:
A companion to museum studies / edited by Sharon Macdonald.
Published/Created:
Malden, MA ; Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Physical Description:
xx, 570 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
AM7 .C59 2006 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Table of contents
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 -- and Civic seeing : museums and the organization of vision / Tony Bennett -- Space syntax : the language of museum space / Bill Hillier and 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.
Subject Terms:
Museum techniques.
Museums -- Philosophy.
Museums -- Social aspects.
Contributors:
Macdonald, Sharon.
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