9781405173810

Museum Studies : An Anthology of Contexts

  • ISBN 13:

    9781405173810

  • ISBN 10:

    1405173815

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/23/2012
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

An indispensable text for teaching museum studies in today's classroom, Museum Studies brings together for the first time a wide array of texts that mix contemporary analysis with classic, historical documentation. Offer encyclopedic coverage of the issues critical to the rise and role of the museum--history and development; relation to society; the ethics of classification, exhibition, and exclusion; the representation of cultures; property and ownership; the poetics of display; material culture and historical documentation; tradition, innovation, and self-reflexivity in museum practice--this is the most comprehensive and ambitious volume available on museum studies.

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