The Resource Re-imagining the museum : beyond the mausoleum, Andrea Witcomb

Re-imagining the museum : beyond the mausoleum, Andrea Witcomb

Label
Re-imagining the museum : beyond the mausoleum
Title
Re-imagining the museum
Title remainder
beyond the mausoleum
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Witcomb
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Re-Imagining the Museum presents new interpretations of museum history and contemporary museum practices. Through a range of case- studies, including studies from the UK, North America and Australia, Andrea Witcomb moves away from the idea that museums are always 'conservative' to suggest they have a long history of engaging with popular culture and addressing a variety of audiences. She argues that museums are key mediators between high and popular culture and between government, media practitioners, cultural policy-makers and museums professionals. The book analyses links between museums and
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
069
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AM7
LC item number
.W585 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Museum meanings
Label
Re-imagining the museum : beyond the mausoleum, Andrea Witcomb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-185) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Unmasking a different museum: museums and cultural criticism; Floating the museum; From Batavia to Australia II: negotiating changes in curatorial practices; 'A place for all of us'? Museums and communities; Beyond the mausoleum: museums and the media; Interactivity in museums: the politics of narrative style; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm52984061
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 198 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203361023
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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ebl170673
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35412203
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52984061
  • pebco0203361024

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
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