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Making Histories in Museums

Making Histories in Museums (Paperback)

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'What stories will we be told when we take ourselves and our children to museums in the future? Gaynor Kavanagh . has tackled the question by inviting twenty-one contributions from museum professionals - each focusing on a specific kind of collection, and has produced a riveting book as a result.' Engli sh Hi storical Revi ew Making Histories in Museums examines museological features, but deals particularly with the historiographical issues that have previously been underplayed. Each contributor looks at theoretical frameworks within a specific field of study, using case studies and comparisons of practice, highlights good practice and explores potential ways forward. It is an invaluable resource for all those concerned with or interested in museums including museum professionals, museum students, historians and students of history. Gaynor Kavanagh is Lecturer in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester.

Reference & ResearchMuseums & museologyTravel & MapsTravel & holiday guidesMuseum, historic sites, gallery & art guides Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 01/05/2005 ISBN-13: 9780826479266  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Gaynor Kavanaugh is head of Graduate Studies and principal lecturer in History at Bath Spa University.

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