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Title(s):

The emergence of the modern museum : an anthology of nineteenth-century sources / edited by Jonah Siegel.

Published/Created:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Physical Description:
xix, 381 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
AM41 .E44 2008 (LC)
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Table of contents only
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-360) and index.
Subject Terms:
Museum attendance -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Museum exhibits -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Museums -- Collection management -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Museums -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Contributors:
Siegel, Jonah, 1963-
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  • From collection to museum
  • Private collections
  • Toward a public art collection
  • The public in the museum
  • Rationalizing the national collections
  • Art and the national gallery
  • Natural history and the British Museum
  • Pedagogy: South Kensington and the provinces
  • Reform and the psychology of museum attendance
  • From wonders to signs: anthropology and archeology
  • Exhibiting India.