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- Wiley 2011; US$ 55.95
Sharon Macdonald is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester. Her books include Theorizing Museums (edited with Gordon Fyfe, Blackwell 1996), Reimagining Culture (1997), The Politics of Display (ed., 1998), Behind the Scenes at the Science Museum (2002), and Exhibition Experiments (edited with Paul Basu, Blackwell... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95
“An elegant application of Habermas’ theory of the public sphere to museums, this book adds greatly to our understanding of the nature of public museums. The focus on the importance of spaciality and vision in the history of museums and public spaces is particularly enlightening.” Andrea Witcomb, Deakin University ... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 64.99
This is valuable to any archival collection where public documents are maintained, acquired, and sought out. Future archival students will also benefit from the unbiased approach, respecting all sides of the situation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 140.00
The Things about Museums constitutes a unique, highly diverse collection of essays unprecedented in existing books in either museum and heritage studies or material culture studies. Taking varied perspectives and presenting a range of case studies, the chapters all address objects in the context of museums, galleries and/or the heritage sector more... more...
- AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 28.99
A Quick and Simple Summary of What?s In This Book PART ONE: The Big Questions Chapter One: What Makes a Good Museum? Chapter Two: How Can You Finance It? Chapter Three: Where Can You Get Help? PART TWO: Nuts and Bolts Chapter Four: Analyze for Essentials Chapter Five: Organize for Operation Chapter Six: Plan for Activities... more...
- AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 48.99
The Manual of Museum Management presents a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the principles of museum organization, the ways in which people work together to accomplish museum objectives, and the ways in which museums, large and small, can function most effectively. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
This very practical book guides museums on how to create the highest quality experience possible for their visitors. Creating an environment that supports visitor engagement with collections means examining every stage of the visit, from the initial impetus to go to a particular institution, to front-of-house management, interpretive approach and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Written by a team of legal experts on copyright, this user-friendly, comprehensive guide is the essential reference tool for everyone in the world of museums and galleries whose work brings them into contact with copyright-related questions. It addresses relevant issues from a practical perspective and answers questions such as: What is copyright?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The influence of digital media on the cultural heritage sector has been pervasive and profound. Today museums are reliant on new technology to manage their collections. They collect digital as well as material things. New media is embedded within their exhibition spaces. And their activity online is as important as their physical presence on site.... more...