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  • Possessors and Possessedby Wendy Shaw

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 85.00 US$ 68.00

    Possessors and Possessed analyzes how and why museums?characteristically Western institutions?emerged in the late-nineteenth-century Ottoman Empire. Shaw argues that, rather than directly emulating post-Enlightenment museums of Western Europe, Ottoman elites produced categories of collection and modes of display appropriate to framing a new identity... more...

  • Museum Managementby Kevin Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 57.95

    Collecting a selection of essential writings by some of the leading authors in the field, Kevin Moore examines the developments in, and effectiveness of, museum management in a world dominated by new and exciting heritage and leisure attractions. The selected papers in Museum Management outline the development of museum management to date, the... more...

  • Museums 2000by Patrick Boylan; International Committee of Museums

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 56.95

    Museum and art galleries have never been so much in the news as they have been over the past decade. Yet public focus at both professional and non-specialist levels has been remarkable for what has been accidentally or deliberatley left out of recent debates. Moving beyond the narrow issues of professional practice, Museums 2000 probes the political,... more...

  • Museum Ethicsby Gary Edson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    A number of developments in the museum movement during the last few years have forced museums to give greater attention to ethical issues. Members of a profession are increasingly regarded constituting an ethical community. Every person with such a community must have a sense of personal obligation as well as a responsibilty for others to assure ethical... more...

  • Fragments of the World: Uses of Museum Collectionsby Suzanne Keene

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    During the past decade a number of individual museums have found imaginative ways of using their collections and of making them accessible. However, museum collections as a whole are enormous in size and quantity and the question of how can they can be put to best use is ever present. When conventional exhibitions can only ever utilise a tiny proportion... more...

  • A Companion to Museum Studiesby Sharon Macdonald

    Wiley 2008; US$ 234.95 US$ 203.62

    A Companion to Museum Studies captures the multidisciplinary approach to the study of the development, roles, and significance of museums in contemporary society. Collects first-rate original essays by leading figures from a range of disciplines and theoretical stances, including anthropology, art history, history, literature, sociology, cultural... more...

  • 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...