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Title(s):

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.
Subject Terms:
Museum techniques.
Museums -- Philosophy.
Museums -- Social aspects.
Contributors:
Macdonald, Sharon.
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  • 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 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.