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  • Marketing and Public Relations for Museums, Galleries, Cultural and Heritage Attractionsby Ylva French; Sue Runyard

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    Visitors to museums, galleries, heritage sites and other not for profit attractions receive their information in changing ways. Communications channels are shifting and developing all the time, presenting new challenges to cultural PR and Marketing teams. Marketing and Public Relations for Museums, Galleries, Cultural and Heritage Attractions , as... more...

  • On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curatorsby Carolee Thea; Thomas Micchelli; Hans Ulrich Obrist

    Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. 2012; US$ 29.95

    Now available in a fully illustrated eBook edition, On Curating , Carolee Thea's second volume of interviews with ten of today's leading curators, explores the intellectual convictions and personal visions that lay the groundwork for the most prestigious and influential exhibitions in the world today. Among the aesthetic and theoretical issues raised... more...

  • Principles of Visual Anthropologyby Paul Hockings

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 629.00

    This edition contains 27 articles, written by scholars and filmmakers who are generally acknowledged as the international authorities in the field, and a new preface by the editor. The book covers ethnographic filming and its relations to the cinema and television; applications of filming to anthropological research, the uses of still photography,... more...

  • A Brief History of Curatingby Hans Ulrich Obrist

    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...

  • Whose Culture?by James Cuno

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 18.95

    The international controversy over who "owns" antiquities has pitted museums against archaeologists and source countries where ancient artifacts are found. In his book Who Owns Antiquity? , James Cuno argued that antiquities are the cultural property of humankind, not of the countries that lay exclusive claim to them. Now in Whose Culture? , Cuno... more...

  • Progressive Museum Practiceby George E Hein

    Left Coast Press 2012; US$ 32.95

    Preeminent museum education theorist George E. Hein explores the work, philosophy, and impact of educational reformer John Dewey and his importance for museums. Hein traces current practice in museum education to Dewey's early 20th-century ideas about education, democracy, and progress toward improving society, and in so doing provides a rare history... more...

  • Organic Chemistry of Museum Objectsby John Mills; Raymond White

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 136.95

    'The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects' makes available in a single volume, a survey of the chemical composition, properties and analysis of the whole range of organic materials incorporated into objects and artworks found in museum collections. The authors cover the fundamental chemistry of the bulk materials such as wood, paper, natural fibres... more...

  • Digital Collectionsby Suzanne Keene

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 94.95

    Suzanne Keene's pioneering book shows how museums and other cultural organizations fit into the new world of information and electronic communications and, most importantly, how they can take advantage of what it has to offer. By using new technology museums can build knowledge bases around information about collections. A collection object can... more...

  • The Cultural Industriesby David Hesmondhalgh

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 51.00

    "At once brilliant and accessible, it is without peer when it comes to detailing the big picture and complex nuances of how cultural industries work. Every student of the media should have this book on their shelf" - Jennifer Holt, University of California more...

  • Interpretive Planning for Museumsby Marcella Wells; Barbara H Butler; Judith Koke

    Left Coast Press 2013; US$ 84.00

    Museum professionals' increased focus on visitors in recent years has been demonstrated by, among other things, the enhanced practice of evaluation and the development of interpretive plans. Yet too often, these efforts function independent of one another. This book helps museums integrate visitors' perspectives into interpretive planning by recognizing,... more...