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  • Creative Arts Marketingby Elizabeth Hill; Terry O'Sullivan; Catherine O'Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 80.95

    As a comprehensive overview of all aspects of marketing in the sector, Creative Arts Marketing remains unrivalled, and in addition this edition gives new coverage of- * Current knowledge and best practice about marketing and advertising through new media * The impact of Relationship Marketing techniques * A wholly revised and enhanced set of cases... more...

  • Museums in the Material Worldby Simon Knell

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Museums in the Material World seeks to both introduce classic and thought-provoking pieces and contrast them with articles which reveal grounded practice. The articles are selected from across the full breadth of museum disciplines and are linked by a logical narrative, as detailed in the section introductions. The choice of articles reveals how... more...

  • Museum Politicsby Timothy W. Luke

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 60.00

    In this important volume, Timothy W. Luke explores museums’ power to shape collective values and social understandings, and argues persuasively that museum exhibitions have a profound effect on the body politic. Through discussions of topics ranging from how the National Holocaust Museum and the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles have interpreted the... more...

  • Recoding the Museumby Ross Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 47.95

    Why has it taken so long to make computers work for the museum sector? And why are museums still having some of the same conversations about digital technology that they began back in the late 1960s? Does there continue to be a basic ‘incompatibility’ between the practice of the museum and the functions of the computer that explains this disconnect?... more...

  • Museum Revolutionsby Simon Knell; Suzanne MacLeod; Sheila Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95

    This single-volume museum studies reference title explores the ways in which museums are shaped and configured and how they themselves attempt to shape and change the world around them. Written by a leading group of museum professionals and academics from around the world and including new research, the chapters reveal the diverse and subtle means... more...

  • Conservation of Plasticsby Yvonne Shashoua

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00

    Plastic objects are included more than ever in museums and galleries collections these days, but these items can start to deteriorate when they a just a few years old. In this book Yvonne Shashoua provides the essential knowledge needed to keep plastic pieces in the best possible condition so that they can continue to be enjoyed for many years. The... more...

  • Museum Management and Marketingby Richard Sandell; Robert R. Janes

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Drawing together a selection of high quality, intellectually robust and stimulating articles on both theoretical and practice-based developments in the field, this Reader investigates the closely linked areas of management and marketing in the museum. The articles, from established and world-renowned contributors, practitioners and writers at the... more...

  • Stuffed Animals and Pickled Headsby Stephen T. Asma

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 39.99

    The natural history museum is a place where the line between "high" and "low" culture effectively vanishes--where our awe of nature, our taste for the bizarre, and our thirst for knowledge all blend happily together. But as Stephen Asma shows in Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads , there is more going on in these great institutions than just smart... more...

  • The Social Impact of the Artsby Eleonora Belfiore; Oliver Bennett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 31.00

    An intellectual history of contrasting ideas around the power of the arts to bring about personal and societal change - for better and worse. A fascinating account of the value and functions of the arts in society, in both the private sphere of individual emotions and self-development and public sphere of politics and social distinction. more...

  • Exhibition Experimentsby Sharon Macdonald; Paul Basu

    Wiley 2008; US$ 127.95 US$ 115.16

    Exhibition Experiments is a lively collection that considers experiments with museological form that challenge our understanding of - and experience with - museums. Explores examples of museum experimentalism in light of cutting-edge museum theory Draws on a range of global and topical examples, including museum experimentation, exhibitionary... more...