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The New museology

Author: Peter Vergo
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 1989.
Series: Critical views.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New museology.
London : Reaktion Books, 1989
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Vergo
ISBN: 0948462043 9780948462047 0948462035 9780948462030 0295970340 9780295970349
OCLC Number: 21874494
Notes: "Critical views"--Jacket.
Description: viii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Museums, artefacts, and meanings / Charles Saumarez Smith --
Objects of knowledge : a historical perspective on museums / Ludmilla Jordanova --
The reticent object / Peter Vergo --
Theme parks and time machines / Colin Sorensen --
Education, entertainment and politics : lessons from the great international exhibitions / Paul Greenhalgh --
On living in a new country / Stephen Bann --
The quality of visitors' experiences in art museums / Philip Wright --
Museum visiting as a cultural phenomenon / Nick Merriman --
Museums and cultural property / Norman Palmer.
Series Title: Critical views.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Vergo.
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A collection of essays discussing critical issues of museum history, theory and practice.  Read more...


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A lively and controversial symposium ... thought-provoking The Sunday Times The essays are all distinguished by their topicality and lucidity Museum News Stimulating -- Richard Cork A welcome Read more...

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