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  1. On Collecting

    An Investigation into Collecting in the European Tradition

    By Susan Pearce

    Series: Collecting Cultures

    On Collecting examines the nature of collecting both in Europe and among people living within the European tradition elsewhere.Susan Pearce looks at the way we collect and what this tells us about ourselves and our society. She also explores the psychology of collecting: why do we bestow value on...

    Published March 25th 1999 by Routledge

  2. The Educational Role of the Museum

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Eilean Hooper-Greenhill

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Grounded in the solid strengths of its first edition, this updated and revised second edition, collates recent and important articles that address the relationships of museums and galleries to their audiences. The Educational Role of the Museum has been entirely restructured and new papers have...

    Published January 21st 1999 by Routledge

  3. Museum, Media, Message

    Edited by Eilean Hooper-Greenhill

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Collecting together a group of talented writers, Museum, Media, Message considers, in depth, the most up-to-date approaches to museum communication including: museums as media; museums and audience; and the evaluation of museums. Addressing the need for museums to develop better knowledge of...

    Published December 17th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Learning in the Museum

    By George E. Hein

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Learning in the Museum examines major issues and shows how research in visitor studies and the philosophy of education can be applied to facilitate a meaningful educational experience in museums. Hein combines a brief history of education in public museums, with a rigorous examination of how the...

    Published March 12th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Hands-On Exhibitions

    Managing Interactive Museums and Science Centres

    By Tim Caulton

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    The development of interactive displays has transformed the traditional museum world in the last decade. Visitors are no longer satisfied by simply gazing at worthy displays in glass cases - they expect to have hands-on experience of the objects and be actively involved with the exhibits, learning...

    Published February 12th 1998 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Display

    Museums, Science, Culture

    Edited by Sharon Macdonald

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    The assumption that museum exhibitions, particularly those concerned with science and technology, are somehow neutral and impartial is today being challenged both in the public arena and in the academy. The Politics of Display brings together studies of contemporary and historical exhibitions and...

    Published December 25th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Colonialism and the Object

    Empire, Material Culture and the Museum

    Edited by Tim Barringer, Tom Flynn

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Drawing together an international group of scholars from a variety of disciplinary and cultural backgrounds, Colonialism and the Object explores the impact of colonial contact with other cultures on the material culture of both the colonized and the imperial nation. The book includes intensive...

    Published December 18th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Museum Ethics

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Gary Edson

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    A number of developments in the museum movement during the last few years have forced museums to give greater attention to ethical issues. Members of a profession are increasingly regarded constituting an ethical community. Every person with such a community must have a sense of personal obligation...

    Published May 8th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Managing Museums and Galleries

    By Michael Fopp

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    The current economic climate, coupled with an all embracing desire for museums to be respondent to 'the market' make a proper grounding in management essential. The 'bottom line' is one of the most powerful measures of management performance. Museums and galleries invariably have a neutral bottom...

    Published March 27th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Marketing the Museum

    By Fiona Mclean

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    Marketing the Museum is the ideal guide to the ways in which museums can overcome the numerous hurdles on the route to truly achieving a marketing orientation. The history of the museum is one of shifting purposes and changing ideals and this volume asks if it is possible to define the 'product'...

    Published December 26th 1996 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice: Decolonizing Engagement
    By Bryony Onciul
    To Be Published May 27th 2015
  2. Introducing Peace Museums
    By Joyce Apsel
    To Be Published June 15th 2015
  3. Artists in the Archive: Engaging with the Remains of Art and Performance
    By Nick Kaye
    To Be Published July 15th 2015
  4. The Dignity of Heritage
    By Michael Rowlands, Beverley Butler
    To Be Published November 15th 2015
  5. Curating Art
    Edited by Janet Marstine, Ethan Lasser, Oscar Ho
    To Be Published December 1st 2015

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