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  1. Civilizing Rituals

    Inside Public Art Museums

    By Carol Duncan

    Illustrated with over fifty photos, Civilizing Rituals merges contemporary debates with lively discussion and explores central issues involved in the making and displaying of art as industry and how it is presented to the community. Carol Duncan looks at how nations, institutions and private...

    Published May 17th 1995 by Routledge

  2. The Birth of the Museum

    History, Theory, Politics

    By Tony Bennett

    Series: Culture: Policy and Politics

    In a series of richly detailed case studies from Britian, Australia and North America, Tony Bennett investigates how nineteenth- and twentieth-century museums, fairs and exhibitions have organized their collections, and their visitors. Discussing the historical development of museums alongside...

    Published May 3rd 1995 by Routledge

  3. Collections Management

    Edited by Anne Fahy

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Collections Management brings together leading papers exploring some of the major issues affecting collections management. Providing information about initiatives and issues for anyone involved in collections management, Fahy identifies the main issues relating to collecting and disposal of...

    Published December 14th 1994 by Routledge

  4. Museum Provision and Professionalism

    Edited by Gaynor Kavanagh

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Museums are public places where objects, images and memories are kept and shared. They exist in infinite variety and contradiction. They can be places of great excitement and great boredom, sharply insightful and hopelessly bland. Museums are anything that the political climate and the imagination...

    Published October 26th 1994 by Routledge

  5. Care of Collections

    Edited by Simon Knell

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Confronting contemporary issues in museum practice, this collection provides a practical guide to all aspects of collections care. Contributors cover a wide range of issues including: conservation practice the monitoring and control of light relative humidity and atmospheric pollution...

    Published October 26th 1994 by Routledge

  6. Museum Management

    Edited by Kevin Moore

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Collecting a selection of essential writings by some of the leading authors in the field, Kevin Moore examines the developments in, and effectiveness of, museum management in a world dominated by new and exciting heritage and leisure attractions. The selected papers in Museum Management outline...

    Published October 26th 1994 by Routledge

  7. Interpreting Objects and Collections

    Edited by Susan Pearce

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    This volume brings together for the first time the most significant papers on the interpretation of objects and collections and examines how people relate to material culture and why they collect things. The first section of the book discusses the interpretation of objects, setting the...

    Published October 19th 1994 by Routledge

  8. Museum Culture

    Histories, Discourses, Spectacles

    By Itit Rogoff, Daniel J. Sherman

    Museums display much more than artifacts; Museum Culture makes us on a tour through the complex of ideas, values and symbols that pervade and shape the practice of exhibiting today. Bringing together a broad range of perspectives from history, art history, critical theory and sociology, the...

    Published June 22nd 1994 by Routledge

  9. Technological Choices

    Transformation in Material Cultures Since the Neolithic

    Edited by Pierre Lemonnier

    Series: Material Cultures

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 14th 1993 by Routledge

  10. Museum Security and Protection

    A Handbook for Cultural Heritage Institutions

    Edited by Robert Burke, David Liston

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    The ICMS Handbook is acknowledged as the international standard text for basic security procedures. It was first published as A Basic Guide to Museum Security, and is now fully revised, enlarged and updated. The manual covers: general principles security, theft and burglary: security personnel;...

    Published July 14th 1993 by Routledge