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By Sharon Macdonald

A spouse to Museum Studies captures the multidisciplinary method of the examine of the improvement, roles, and value of museums in modern society.

  • Collects excellent unique essays through best figures from quite a number disciplines and theoretical stances, together with anthropology, artwork background, heritage, literature, sociology, cultural experiences, and museum studies
  • Examines the complexity of the museum from cultural, political, curatorial, historic and representational perspectives
  • Covers conventional matters, comparable to area, show, constructions, gadgets and accumulating, and extra modern demanding situations similar to traveling, trade, neighborhood and experimental exhibition forms

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