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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
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New museology.
London : Reaktion Books, 1989
(OCoLC)551446089
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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