Making histories in museums

  • 285 Pages
  • 4.99 MB
  • English

Leicester University Press , London
Historical museums -- History., Museums -- History., Museum techniques -- History., Historiography -- History., History -- Methodo
Statementedited by Gaynor Kavanagh.
SeriesMaking histories in museums
ContributionsKavanagh, Gaynor.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 285p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22063081M
ISBN 100718500083

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About Making Histories in Museums. This exciting new series recognizes the tremendous potential of museum-based histories and the ways in which they can engage people with ideas about the past.

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People encounter and use museums on many different levels - personal, social and intellectual - and access meanings that best fit their agendas. Details 1. Making Histories, Making Memories / Gaynor Kavanagh -- 2. Time Heals: Making History in Medical Museums / Ken Arnold -- 3.

Making Rural Histories / Jonathan Bell -- 4. Why Not Invent the Past We Display in Museums. / Anthony D. Buckley -- 5.

Trying To Be an Honest Woman: Making. This text examines the theory and practice of presenting history in museums. Using case studies and comparisons of practice, the contributors look at theoretical issues within their own specific field of study, and highlight good methods of practice and potential ways forward.

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This book will prove a resource for all those concerned with or interested in museums - museum professionals, museum students, historians and students of history. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction / Nick Merriman Presenting Archaeology / Susan M.

Pearce The Representation of Prehistory in Museums / Barbara Wood and Jonathan Cotton Rule(d) Britannia: Displaying Roman Britain in the Museum / Mary Beard and John Henderson Making histories in museums.

London ; New York: Leicester University Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Gaynor Kavanagh. For at least half a decade now, New York's Solomon R.

Guggenheim Museum has been digitizing its exhibition catalogs and other art books. Now you can find all of the publications made available so far — not just to read, but to download in PDF and ePub formats — at the Internet you've visited the Guggenheim's non-digital location on Fifth Avenue even once, you know how much.

Museum History: Selected full-text books and articles. Stuffed Animals & Pickled Heads: The Culture and Evolution of Natural History Museums By Stephen T. Asma Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview.

Museums and Modernity: Art Galleries. This report, National Museums Making History, sets out to address two questions: In what ways do national museums, and the histories they display, contribute to social division and cohesion.

How might national museums be a force for greater social cohesion in Europe in the future. National museums in. Summary This text examines the debate about interpretation and making history in the context of archaeological museums. the reliance of those working on the early periods of the past on the fragmentary information provided by archaeology, as well as an imperfect documentary record, brings its own interpretative challenges.

Create and run a small museum. Easily accessible knowledge from over twenty-five years experience as an exhibit collection preparator and curator.

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The Making of a Medieval Book explores the materials and techniques used to create the lavishly illuminated manuscripts produced in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The images in these handwritten texts are called illuminations because of the radiant glow.

The Center for Book Arts Chapbook Contest awards the winning manuscript with the publication of a beautifully designed, letterpress-printed, limited-edition chapbook printed and bound by artists at the Center for Book Arts.

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A History Of Museums, 'The Memory Of Mankind' Each year, million people visit America's museums. That's more than six times the annual attendance of all major-league sporting events combined. The history of the book became an acknowledged academic discipline in the s, Contributors to the discipline include specialists from the fields of textual scholarship, codicology, bibliography, philology, palaeography, art history, social history and cultural key purpose is to demonstrate that the book as an object, not just the text contained within it, is a conduit of.

A few years ago, Rex Ellis, the associate director of curatorial affairs for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open in September on the Mall in Washington, D.

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Featuring beguiling illustrations from scientific works published from the s until the early s, Natural Histories was edited by Tom Baione, the Museum Library’s director, and inspired the current exhibition of the same name.

In advance of his Wednesday evening lecture about Natural Histories, Baione recently talked with us about the Library’s Rare Book Collection, how he chose.

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Organized around transformational moments in the evolution of the Museum's collection, buildings, and ambitions, the exhibition will reveal the.

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Our Museum Store proudly offers crafts, publications, recordings, and other merchandise that illustrate the richness and diversity of the African American experience.To make an appointment to view rare material, please complete our Rare Book Collection Access Form. Please note that we require 24 hours notice for Rare Book and Rare Folio requests.

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