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

By Sharon Macdonald

A better half to Museum Studies captures the multidisciplinary method of the learn of the advance, roles, and value of museums in modern society.

  • Collects high-quality unique essays through prime figures from a number of disciplines and theoretical stances, together with anthropology, paintings heritage, background, literature, sociology, cultural experiences, and museum studies
  • Examines the complexity of the museum from cultural, political, curatorial, ancient and representational perspectives
  • Covers conventional matters, reminiscent of house, reveal, structures, gadgets and gathering, and extra modern demanding situations reminiscent of vacationing, trade, group and experimental exhibition forms

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