By Sharon Macdonald

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

  • Collects best unique essays by means of top figures from more than a few disciplines and theoretical stances, together with anthropology, artwork background, historical past, literature, sociology, cultural experiences, and museum studies
  • Examines the complexity of the museum from cultural, political, curatorial, ancient and representational perspectives
  • Covers conventional topics, comparable to area, demonstrate, constructions, items and accumulating, and extra modern demanding situations resembling traveling, trade, group and experimental exhibition forms

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