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            Indigenous Museology: Insights from Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand
              

            Indigenous Museology: Insights from Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand (Hardback)

            By McCarthy, Conal

            • RRP: $94.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Jan 21

            Indigenous Museology examines the emergence of indigenising museologies in New Zealand, Australia, the USA and Canada. As the first international comparative study of museums and indigenous people, the book produces new knowledge about indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being ...that are emerging from the intersection of museums, heritage and public history with native ontologies and epistemologies. Whilst McCarthy acknowledges the specificities of national contexts, he also takes the time to explore the commonalities and differences between them, thus providing a unique perspective never attempted before.
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            ISBN 9781138576421
            Released AU 1 Jan 2021
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Museums in Focus
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            The Digital Future of Museums: Conversations and Provocations
             

            The Digital Future of Museums: Conversations and Provocations (Paperback)

            By Winesmith, Keir; Anderson, Susan

            • RRP: $73.99
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            • Pub Date
              31 Mar 20

            What does a museum do, and who is a museum for, in these times of historically low public trust in institutions and uncertainty precipitated by rapidly evolving technological, political, economic, and social contexts? Providing an examination of the complex interplay between the ...museum, digital technologies, and the dynamic external pressures shaping and transforming the institutional context, The Digital Future of Museums argues that museums today can neither ignore the importance of digital technologies when engaging their communities, nor fail to address the broader social, economic, and cultural changes that shape their digital offerings. Drawing on moderated conversations with well-respected and influential museum practitioners, thinkers and experts in related fields around the globe, this book explores the role of digital technology in contemporary museum practice within Europe, the USA, Australasia and Asia. With conversations organised around three key themes, this book will present a mix of ideas, practices,a strategies and reflections upon successful, and failed, projects and approaches grounded in cutting-edge contemporary practice that will help prepare today's museums for tomorrow. Culminating in a set of competing possible visions for the future of the museum sector and accompanied by videos and a podcast series, The Digital Future of Museums should be essential reading for museum studies students and those who teach or write about the museum sector. It should also be of great interest to those who work in, for, and with museums, as well as practitioners working in galleries, archives and libraries.
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            ISBN 9781138589544
            Released AU 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Monument Culture: International Perspectives on the Future of Monuments in a Changing World
             

            Monument Culture: International Perspectives on the Future of Monuments in a Changing World (Paperback)

            Edited by Macaluso, Laura A.

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            This book brings together a collection of essays from scholars and cultural critics working on the meanings of monuments and memorials in the second decade of the twenty-first century, a time of great social and political change.

            ISBN 9781538114155
            Released AU 15 Jun 2019
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series American Association for State and Local History
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            100 Natural History Treasures of Te Papa: 100 Amazing Objects from the Te Papa Natural History Collection
             

            100 Natural History Treasures of Te Papa: 100 Amazing Objects from the Te Papa Natural History Collection (Paperback)

            By Waugh, Susan

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            An insider's guide to the natural treasures of New Zealand's national museum.

            ISBN 9780994146052
            Published AU 9 May 2019
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Museums and Maori: Heritage Professionals, Indigenous Collections, Current Practice
              

            Museums and Maori: Heritage Professionals, Indigenous Collections, Current Practice (Paperback)

            By McCarthy, Conal

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            For centuries, M ori treasures, or taonga, have been some of the most prized, popular and precious objects held in museums around the world. From Te Maori to Te Papa and beyond, initiatives in Aotearoa New Zealand over the last 30 years have continued to provide new models for mu...seums around the world. With this has changed the role of museum staff who face new challenges in collecting, caring for and exhibiting the taonga of the M ori people in partnership with iwi (tribes) as well as developments involving the repatriation of human remains, the opening of cultural centres, and debates over identity, cultural property and heritage management. How do museum professionals deal with the indigenous objects in their care from day to day? How do they engage on a practical level with tribal communities? How do museums structure themselves to meet the needs of visitors as well as these communities? For the first time ever, Museums and Maori answers these questions. Using practical examples and the voices of the indigenous professionals and community representatives who have transformed museum practice in New Zealand over the past three decades, this all-new book provides an up-to-the-minute snapshot of New Zealand museums today across the whole range of museum work: mission and governance, management and staffing, collection care and management, exhibition development, education and public programmes, research and training. Ground-breaking initiatives - and their legacies - are revealed through interviews, policy documents, images and observations of professionals at work in museums ranging from the national museum Te Papa to the tiniest regional galleries. Museums and Maori addresses a major gap in the literature and a yawning gulf in professional training, making it indispensible as a reader for students, a handbook for professionals and a critical study relevant to the academic fields of museum and heritage studies, anthropology, art history, cultural studies, history,
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            ISBN 9781877385704
            Published AU 4 Jan 2011
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Makers And Making Of Indigenous Australian Museum Collections
              

            The Makers And Making Of Indigenous Australian Museum Collections (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Print on Demand ed.)

            By Peterson, Nicolas; Allen, Lindy; Hamby, Louise

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            This volume of orginal essays brings together, for the first time histories of the making and the makers of most of the major indigenous Australian museum collections.

            ISBN 9780522855685
            Published AU 16 Aug 2008
            Publisher Melbourne University Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Making of MONA

            The Making of MONA (Hardback)

            By Franklin, Adrian

            • RRP: $59.99
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            Adrian Franklin, professor of sociology at the University of Tasmania, has pieced together the story of the creation of MONA, from how it came to be on the banks of the Derwent River, to the design and building process, the collection and branding and, crucially, what effect MONA... has on its many millions of visitors.
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            ISBN 9780670077861
            Published AU 22 Oct 2014
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            From the Barracks to the Burrup: The National Trust in Western Australia

            From the Barracks to the Burrup: The National Trust in Western Australia (Hardback)

            By Witcomb, Andrea; Gregory, Kate

            • RRP: $69.99
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            Contains archival images and oral histories from many of the founders, staff and volunteers of the National Trust in Western Australia. This title covers heritage battles fought for the Barracks Arch, Mills Point, the Palace Hotel, the Swan River and the Swan Brewery. It also cov...ers the integral role played by grass roots heritage groups.
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            ISBN 9781921410246
            Published AU 1 Dec 2009
            Publisher UNSW Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            50 Museums to Blow Your Mind

            50 Museums to Blow Your Mind (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Handicott, Ben; Ryan, Kalya

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            This book takes you on a whistle-stop tour of the world's best museums, from LondonaEURO(t)s British Museum to San FranciscoaEURO(t)s Exploratorium and beyond. Boggle at the enormity of space, get nostalgic at childhood memories or be dumbstruck by the International Museum of Toi...lets... The perfect gift for anyone who loves a mind-blowing museum.
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            ISBN 9781760340605
            Published AU 4 May 2016
            Publisher Lonely Planet Publications Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Lonely Planet
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            Survivor Memorials: Remembering Trauma and Loss in Contemporary Australia

            Survivor Memorials: Remembering Trauma and Loss in Contemporary Australia (Paperback)

            By Atkinson-Phillips, Alison

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            This is a book about memorials - specifically about a new type of memorial that commemorates experiences of survivors. These new memorials acknowledge loss and trauma that people have lived through, rather than died because of. It is also a book about why people feel the need to ...remember such difficult experiences. As such, it combines a topic that has strong scholarly interest with human stories of pain and resilience from Australia's recent history. The first half of the book outlines the emergence of this new genre of commemoration in three stages: early explorations through community and public art projects in the 1980s and 90s; the adoption of traditional memorial forms from the late 1990s; and the creation of government-funded and commissioned memorials as part of the adoption of transitional justice practices of symbolic reparations since the mid 2000s. Alongside international interest in the field of memory studies, there is local interest in the stories behind these memorial projects. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has already been the catalyst for a number of new memorial projects, and has produced clashes between survivors and church groups about the best ways to acknowledge their suffering. This book, therefore, is timely, as it offers an opportunity for people to learn from past experiences. The book includes six case study chapters, each of which tell the story of the development of a different Australian memorial. The background to each of these projects is a heart-breaking story of loss and trauma, but many of the stories of the memorial development are stories of resilience, and of unlikely friendships and connections.
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            ISBN 9781760800260
            Published AU 1 Mar 2019
            Publisher UWA Publishing
            Interest Age 19+ years
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