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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 57.95
This invaluable introduction to key issues, controversies and debates collects essential writings by some of the leading authors in the field, and examines museum management in a world dominated by new and exciting heritage and leisure attractions. more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 84.99
Combining the history of ideas, institutions and architecture, this study shows how the museum both reflected and shaped the place of art in German culture from the late-18th to the early-20th century. On a broader level, it explains the origin and character of the museum's role in modern culture. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 220.95
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...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 189.00
Personal Experience with Active Cultural Heritage, PEACH, is a large, interdisciplinary development project that explores the use of novel technologies for physical museum visits. Led by teams from ITC-irst, Trento and DFKI, Saarbrücken, the research is at the forefront of work on intelligent user interfaces, but also covers other areas of artificial... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book seeks to 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. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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. more...