Updated to reflect the latest developments in twenty-first century museum scholarship, the new Second Edition of
Museum Studies: An Anthology of Contexts presents a comprehensive collection of approaches to museums and their relation to history, culture and philosophy.
Unique in its deep range of historical sources and by its inclusion of primary texts by museum makers Places current praxis and theory in its broader and deeper historical context with the collection of primary and secondary sources spanning more than 200 yearsFeatures the latest developments in museum scholarship concerning issues of inclusion and exclusion, repatriation, indigenous models of collection and display, museums in an age of globalization, visitor studies and interactive technologiesIncludes a new section on relationships, interactions, and responsibilities Offers an updated bibliography and list of resources devoted to museum studies that makes the volume an authoritative guide on the subjectNew entries by Victoria E. M. Cain, Neil G.W. Curtis, Catherine Ingraham, Gwyneira Isaac, Robert R. Janes, Sean Kingston, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Sharon J. Macdonald, Saloni Mathur, Gerald McMaster, Sidney Moko Mead, Donald Preziosi, Karen A. Rader, Richard Sandell, Roger I. Simon, Crain Soudien, Paul Tapsell, Stephen E. Weil, Paul Williams, and Andrea Witcomb
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 680
Weight: 1276 g
Dimensions: 245 x 190 x 38 mm
Edition: 2nd Edition
?Carbonell's anthology is now a distinguished standard, useful as a sourcebook for ideas, teaching, even research. Like the museums she addresses, the collection is marked by its capaciousness of thought and attitude.?
- Bruce Robertson, University of California, Santa Barbara
?Addressing topics as diverse as indigenous curation and technological and cultural interactivity, this anthology challenges museum studies tradition, arguing for the relevance of museums while celebrating the challenges of museum work.?
- Steven Lubar, Brown University
?If the first edition of this acclaimed anthology was a landmark, this revised and enlarged edition is even better - with an impressive transnational coverage of topics, issues, and trends in historical and contemporary museum practice that will be essential reading for scholars, students and professionals.?
- Conal McCarthy, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
?This new edition offers an innovative and timely perspective on locating the emerging themes and debates in museum studies today. An essential reader for both the scholar and student that combines in a single volume both classic essays and more esoteric, hard-to-find sources.?
- Christopher B. Steiner, Connecticut College