The Resource The politics of display : museums, science, culture, edited by Sharon Macdonald

The politics of display : museums, science, culture, edited by Sharon Macdonald

Label
The politics of display : museums, science, culture
Title
The politics of display
Title remainder
museums, science, culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sharon Macdonald
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
069/.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AM151
LC item number
.P65 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The politics of display : museums, science, culture, edited by Sharon Macdonald
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • 1. Exhibitions of power and powers of exhibition: an introduction to the politics of display / Sharon Macdonald -- 2. Speaking to the eyes: museums, legibility and the social order / Tony Bennett -- 3. The visibility of difference: nineteenth-century French anthropological collections / Nelia Dias -- 4. Reifying race: science and art in Races of Mankind at the Field Museum of Natural History / Tracy Lang Teslow -- 5. Making nature 'real' again: natural history exhibits and public rhetorics of science at the Smithsonian Institution in the early 1960s / Steven W. Allison-Bunnell -- 6. On interactivity: consumers, citizens and culture / Andrew Barry -- 7. Supermarket science? Consumers and 'the public understanding of science' / Sharon Macdonald -- 8. Nations on display: technology and culture in Expo '92 / Penelope Harvey -- 9. Strangers in paradise: an encounter with fossil man at the Dutch Museum of Natural History / Mary Bouquet
  • 10. Can science museums take history seriously? / Jim Bennett -- 11. Birth and Breeding: politics on display at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine / Ken Arnold -- 12. Balancing acts: science, Enola Gay and History Wars at the Smithsonian / Thomas F. Gieryn -- Afterword: from war to debate? / Sharon Macdonald
Control code
000013156550
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 246 p.
Isbn
9780415153263
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97003319
Other physical details
ill.
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System control number
  • 33217006622378
  • (OCoLC)36675924

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