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  • Archaeological Site Museums in Latin Americaby Helaine Silverman

    UPF 2006; US$ 44.95

    This handbook for archaeologists and heritage managers can readily be incorporated into museum, heritage, and ethics courses, and actual field strategies. more...

  • The Architecture of Art Museumsby Ronnie Self

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push the limits of building technology. Art museums are places of pleasure, education and contemplation. They are remarkable by their prominence... more...

  • Archivists, Collectors, Dealers, and Replevinby Elizabeth H. Dow

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 64.99

    Today, governmental archivists and manuscript collectors?both private collectors and collecting repositories?are in conflict and competition for government documents that come out of private hands and onto the market. This book presents both sides of the issue and examines them dispassionately. It includes a historical review of institutional and... more...

  • The Art Collector's Handbookby Mary Rozell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 60.00

    With the rapid and unprecedented global expansion of the art market, new collectors are emerging every day. When buying art, whether for pure enjoyment, for investment or some other motive, few art collectors consider the practical and financial implications of owning and maintaining art, and many do not have a plan for how they might eventually dispose... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Heritage and Identityby Brian Graham; Peter Howard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 170.00

    This Research Companion brings together a team of leading experts to provide a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the key aspects of heritage and identity. It addresses all the major perspectives on - and dimensions to - heritage and identity in a range of geographical contexts. more...

  • Ausstellungen entwerfen / Designing Exhibitionsby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 46.00

    Eine gelungene Ausstellung ist das ausgewogene Resultat von Kommunikation, Wissensvermittlung, Interaktion, Erlebnis und Kontemplation. Dieses erfolgreiche, schon mehrmals nachgedruckte, nunmehr aktualisierte Handbuch erläutert in knapper Form die entscheidenden Entstehungsphasen von Ausstellungen anhand markanter Beispiele aus der Gestaltungspraxis... more...

  • Behind the Scenes at the Museum of Baked Beansby Hunter Davies

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 17.32

    'I am fascinated by people turning their daft dreams into a reality. How did they do it and why?' Driven by his own passion for collecting Hunter Davies has packed his notepad and set off in search of Britain's maddest museums. As he explores these hidden gems he soon discovers that they are everywhere and that they celebrate just about... more...

  • The Birth of the Museumby Tony Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    In a series of richly detailed case studies from Britian, Australia and North America, Tony Bennett investigates how nineteenth- and twentieth-century museums, fairs and exhibitions have organized their collections, and their visitors. 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...

  • Build It Onceby Sarah Goodwin Thiel

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 44.99

    Build It Once is designed for the staff member faced with the challenge of creating high-quality online exhibitions with limited exhibit experience, technical support and resources. It is a book of practices that will enable users to create web presentations that are straightforward, well designed and potentially award winning. more...