A Companion to Museum Studies (Blackwell Companions in by Sharon Macdonald

By Sharon Macdonald

A significant other to Museum Studies captures the multidisciplinary method of the examine of the improvement, roles, and importance of museums in modern society.

  • Collects fine unique essays by means of prime figures from a variety of disciplines and theoretical stances, together with anthropology, artwork background, background, literature, sociology, cultural stories, and museum studies
  • Examines the complexity of the museum from cultural, political, curatorial, ancient and representational perspectives
  • Covers conventional topics, comparable to house, show, structures, gadgets and gathering, and extra modern demanding situations akin to traveling, trade, neighborhood and experimental exhibition forms

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