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- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 64.99
Today, governmental archivists and manuscript collectors?both private collectors and collecting repositories?are in conflict and competition for government documents that come out of private hands and onto the market. This book presents both sides of the issue and examines them dispassionately. It includes a historical review of institutional and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 149.95
This Research Companion brings together a team of leading experts to provide a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the key aspects of heritage and identity. It addresses all the major perspectives on - and dimensions to - heritage and identity in a range of geographical contexts. more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 35.00
Der analytisch aufgebaute, praxisnahe und attraktiv illustrierte Leitfaden für Ausstellungsgestalter.Eine gelungene Ausstellung ist das ausgewogene Resultat von Kommunikation, Wissensvermittlung, Interaktion, Erlebnis und Kontemplation. Dieses erfolgreiche, schon mehrmals nachgedruckte, nunmehr aktualisierte Handbuch erläutert in knapper Form die entscheidenden... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 17.05
'I am fascinated by people turning their daft dreams into a reality. How did they do it and why?' Driven by his own passion for collecting Hunter Davies has packed his notepad and set off in search of Britain's maddest museums. As he explores these hidden gems he soon discovers that they are everywhere and that they celebrate just about... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
In a series of richly detailed case studies from Britian, Australia and North America, Tony Bennett investigates how nineteenth- and twentieth-century museums, fairs and exhibitions have organized their collections, and their visitors. Discussing the historical development of museums alongside that of the fair and the international exhibition,... more...
- JRP|Ringier 2011; US$ 24.95
Part of JRP|Ringier's innovative Documents series, published with Les Presses du Réel and dedicated to critical writings, this publication comprises a unique collection of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist mapping the development of the curatorial field--from early independent curators in the 1960s and 70s and the experimental institutional programs... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 44.99
Build It Once is designed for the staff member faced with the challenge of creating high-quality online exhibitions with limited exhibit experience, technical support and resources. It is a book of practices that will enable users to create web presentations that are straightforward, well designed and potentially award winning. more...
- Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 29.95
The interview is completed, the recorder packed away, and you've captured the narrator's voice for posterity. The bulk of your oral history is finished—or is it? Nancy MacKay, archivist and oral historian, addresses the crucial issue often overlooked by researchers: How do you ensure that the interview you so carefully recorded will be preserved... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 53.95
Confronting contemporary issues in museum practice, this collection provides a practical guide to all aspects of collections care. Contributors cover a wide range of issues including: conservation practice the monitoring and control of light relative humidity and atmospheric pollution packing, handling and transportation of collections... more...