Museums and the Interpretation of Visual Culture

ISBN-10: 0415086337

ISBN-13: 9780415086332

Edition: 2000

Authors: Eilean Hooper-Greenhill

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This study focuses on objects and meaning in the museum. How do museum visitors interpret the collections they see on display and how are these interpretations influenced by the pedagogic approach taken by the museum?
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List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/25/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

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