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Title Museum revolutions : how museums change and are changed / edited by Simon J. Knell, Suzanne MacLeod and Sheila Watson
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2007


Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 385 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Establishing the paradigmatic museum : Georges Cuvier's cabinet d'anatomie compared in Paris / Philippe Taquet -- 2. William Bullock : inventing a visual language of objects / Susan Pearce -- 3. Museums, fossils and the cultural revolution of science : mapping change in the politics of knowledge in early nineteenth-century Britain / Simon J. Knell -- 4. Establishing the manifesto : art histories in the nineteenth-century museum / Christopher Whitehead -- 5. Economic logic versus enlightenment rationality : evolution of the museum-zoo-garden complex and the modern Indian city, 1843-1900 / Savithri Preetha Nair -- 6. Occupying the architecture of the gallery : spatial, social and professional change at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1877-1933 / Suzanne Macleod -- 7. Modernity and identity : the National Museum of Iran / Ali Mozaffari -- 8. Science centres : a museums studies approach to their development and possible future direction / Richard Toon -- 9. Before 'Te Maori' : a revolution deconstructed / Conal McCarthy -- 10. Museums, social responsibility and the future we desire / Robert R. Janes -- 11. Making Pakeha histories in New Zealand museums : community and identity in the post-war period / Bronwyn Labrum -- 12. History museums, community identities and a sense of place : rewriting histories / Sheila Watson -- 13. Museums and the shaping of cultural identities : visitors' recollections in local museums in Taiwan / Chia-Li Chen -- 14. Political and social influences affecting the sense of place in municipal museums in Portugal / Marta Anico and Elsa Peralta -- 15. Ecomuseums and sustainability in Italy, Japan and China : concept adaptation through implementation / Peter Davis -- 16. Māori, museums and the Treaty of Waitangi : the changing politics of representation and control / David Butts -- 17. Cultural entrepreneurs, sacred objects and the living museums of Africa / Evelyne Tegomoh -- 18. Charting the boundaries : indigenous models and parallel practices in the development of the post-museum / Moira G. Simpson
Summary Capturing the richness of the museum studies discipline, Museum Revolutions is the ideal text for museum studies courses, providing a wide range of interlinked themes and the latest thought and research from experts in the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Museums -- Social aspects
Museum exhibits -- Social aspects
Museums -- Philosophy
Museum visitors.
TRAVEL -- Museums, Tours, Points of Interest.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Museum Administration & Museology.
REFERENCE -- General.
Museum exhibits -- Social aspects
Museum visitors
Museums -- Philosophy
Museums -- Social aspects
Museer -- historia -- sociala aspekter.
Museer -- utställningar -- historia -- sociala aspekter.
Museologi -- historia.
Form Electronic book
Author Knell, Simon J.
Macleod, Suzanne.
Watson, Sheila E. R.
ISBN 9780203932643