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New Museology

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ISBN-10: 0948462035

ISBN-13: 9780948462030

Edition: 1989

Authors: Peter Vergo

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With essays by Charles Saumarez Smith, Ludmilla Jordanova, Paul Greenhalgh, Colin Sorensen, Nick Merriman, Stephen Bann, Philip Wright, Norman Palmer and Peter Vergo. "A lively and controversial symposium ... thought-provoking"—The Sunday Times (Paperbacks of the Year, 1989)"The essays are all distinguished by their topicality and lucidity."—Museum News"A welcome addition to the library of Museology"—Art Monthly"The New Museology is essential reading for all those seeking to understand the current debate in museum ideologies."—International Journal of Museum Management and Scholarship
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 6/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 238
Size: 15.60" wide x 23.40" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Photographic Acknowledgements
Notes on the Editor and Contributors
Museums, Artefacts, and Meanings
Objects of Knowledge: A Historical Perspective on Museums
The Reticent object
Theme Parks and Time Machines
Education, Entertainment and Politics: Lessons from the Great International Exhibitions
On Living in a New Country
The Quality of Visitors' Experiences in Art Museums
Museum Visiting as a Cultural Phenomenon
Museums and Cultural Property
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