Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies: A Companion to Museum Studies

Editor/Author Macdonald, Sharon
Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $234.95
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ISBN: 978-1-4051-0839-3
Category: Arts & Leisure - Art & Art History
Image Count: 71
Book Status: Available

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 studies, and museum studies. Examines the complexity of the museum from cultural, political, curatorial, historical and representational perspectives. Covers traditional subjects, such as space, display, buildings, objects and collecting, and more contemporary challenges such as visiting, commerce, community and experimental exhibition forms.

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