Museums Objects Collec Pa

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Product Details

Price
$27.95
Publisher
Smithsonian Books (DC)
Publish Date
Pages
312
Dimensions
6.01 X 9.03 X 0.69 inches | 0.93 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781560983309

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About the Author

Susan M. Pearce is professor of museum studies and director of the department of museum studies at the University of Leicester. She is the editor of Museum Studies in Material Culture (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992), and the author of Archaeological Curatorship (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990) and On Collecting (1995).

Reviews

"Dense and rewarding. Through this study the author intends to explore the philosophies and cultural traditions which underlie museums, their collections, and the objects which make them up, and to see how meaning is created amongst them."--Arlis-Newssheet

"Profoundly rewarding . . . [Museums, Objects, and Collections] offers one of the most extensive and penetrating analyses of museums you are likely to find anywhere."--Curator