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A Companion to Museum Studies
By Sharon MacDonald (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date August 16, 2010
Pages 570
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781444334050
ISBN-10 1444334050
Dimensions 1 by 7 by 9.75 in.
Weight 2.55 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $57.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A Companion to Museum Studies captures the multidisciplinary approach to the study of the development, roles, and significance of museums in contemporary society.
  • Collects first-rate original essays by leading figures from a range of disciplines and theoretical stances, including anthropology, art history, history, literature, sociology, cultural studies, and museum studies
  • Examines the complexity of the museum from cultural, political, curatorial, historical and representational perspectives
  • Covers traditional subjects, such as space, display, buildings, objects and collecting, and more contemporary challenges such as visiting, commerce, community and experimental exhibition forms


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