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            Kunsthistorisches Museum: History, Architecture, Decoration

            Kunsthistorisches Museum: History, Architecture, Decoration (Hardback)

            By Bischoff, Cacilia; Edited by Haag, Sabine

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            The magnificent building on Viennas Ringstrasse which was opened in 1891 is at once one of the most important examples of museum architecture in Europe and an outstanding document of the Habsburg dynastys imperial self-representation. This title presents the history, architecture... and decoration of Kunsthistorisches Museum.
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            ISBN 9783854971870
            Released AU 15 Mar 2011
            Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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            Religion in Museums: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives
             

            Religion in Museums: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives (Hardback)

            Edited by Buggeln, Gretchen; Paine, Crispin; Plate, S. Brent

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            Religion in Museums lies at the intersection of the growth of museum attendance and the increasing social and geopolitical complexity of religion. Most museums throughout the world whether art, archaeology, anthropology or history museums address religion, and the majority includ...e religious objects. This is the first volume to take a broad survey of how museums address religion as well as religious objects, and charts a course for future research and interpretation. Museums provide spaces where people of different religious and secular backgrounds encounter the practices and beliefs of others, and museums are responding to this opportunity with a plethora of new exhibitions and activities, and scholars are researching the effects. Bringing together scholars and practitioners from north America and Europe, the volume explores the cultural work of museums from a cultural studies perspective, as well as the role of museums in the rapidly increasing interest from religious studies scholars in visual and material culture. The book is divided into six sections: museum buildings, visitors, objects, collecting and research, interpretation, and religion in different types of museum. Each part is introduced by an editor or leading scholar, who presents an overview of the field and developing trends. Case studies provide comprehensive coverage and range from museums devoted specifically to the diversity of religious traditions such as the Museum of Biblical Art in New York City, to exhibitions centered on religion at secular museums, such as Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam, at the British Museum.
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            ISBN 9781474255523
            Released AU 23 Feb 2017
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Exhibiting Europe in Museums: Transnational Networks, Collections, Narratives, and Representations

            Exhibiting Europe in Museums: Transnational Networks, Collections, Narratives, and Representations (Hardback)

            By Kaiser, Wolfram; Krankenhagen, Stefan; Poehls, Kerstin

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            This book investigates how museums exhibit Europe. Based on research in nearly 100 museums across the Continent and interviews with cultural policy makers and museum curators, it studies the growing transnational activities of state institutions, societal organizations, & people ...in the museum field such as attempts to Europeanize collection policy.
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            ISBN 9781782382904
            Released AU 1 Apr 2014
            Publisher Berghahn Books
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Museums and Collections
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            Open(ing) Authority Through Community Engagement: Museums & Social Issues 7:2 Thematic Issue

            Open(ing) Authority Through Community Engagement: Museums & Social Issues 7:2 Thematic Issue (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Bollwerk, Elizabeth A.; Tate, Natalye B.; Connolly, Robert P.

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            This book focuses on community engagement in museum and archaeological contexts. It shows how the process of opening authority through engagement is implicitly and explicitly connected to a variety of social issues and, as a consequence, is a social issue in itself.

            ISBN 9781611328271
            Released AU 30 Sep 2012
            Publisher Left Coast Press Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Museums & Social Issues
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            Science & Civic Life: Museums & Social Issues 4:1 Thematic Issue

            Science & Civic Life: Museums & Social Issues 4:1 Thematic Issue (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Morrissey, Kris; Garfinkle, Robert

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            This book promotes the idea and the practice of a scientific culture in science museums, art museums, gardens, libraries, coffee houses, school meetings and social gatherings. It encourages common man to think about, use and sometimes contribute to science.

            ISBN 9781598748239
            Released AU 31 Mar 2009
            Publisher Left Coast Press Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Museums & Social Issues
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            The Routledge Handbook of Museums, Media and Communication

            The Routledge Handbook of Museums, Media and Communication (Hardback)

            Edited by Drotner, Kirsten; Dziekan, Vince; Parry, Ross; Schroder, Kim Christian

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            The Routledge Companion to Museum Communication reframes mediated museum communication as a resource for an inclusive understanding of current museum developments. Bringing together diverse strands, chapters explore processes of communication that are shaped and shared through th...e application of technologies such as print, radio, film, mobiles, computers and the internet. This inclusive aim highlights the importance of mediated communication for the very notion of museums and stresses the huge intellectual, educational and practical benefits to be obtained from approaching the diversity of research strands within museum studies from the perspective of mediated communication.
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            ISBN 9781138676305
            Released AU 29 Nov 2018
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge International Handbooks
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            Engaging Transculturality: Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies

            Engaging Transculturality: Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies (Hardback)

            Edited by Abu-Er-Rub, Laila; Brosius, Christiane; Meurer, Sebastian; Panagiotopoulos, Diamantis; Richter, Susan

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            Engaging Transculturality is an extensive and comprehensive survey of the rapidly developing field of transcultural studies. In this volume, the reflections of a large and interdisciplinary array of scholars have been brought together to provide an extensive source of regional an...d trans-regional competencies, and a systematic and critical discussion of the field's central methodological concepts and terms. Based on a wide range of case studies, the book is divided into twenty-seven chapters across which cultural, social, and political issues relating to transculturality from Antiquity to today and within both Asian and European regions are explored. Key terms related to the field of transculturality are also discussed within each chapter, and the rich variety of approaches provided by the contributing authors offer the reader an expansive look into the field of transculturality. Offering a wealth of expertise, and equipped with a selection of illustrations, this book will be of interest to scholars and students from a variety of fields within the Humanities and Social Sciences.
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            ISBN 9781138226647
            Released AU 21 Mar 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            Series Engaging with...
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            Collecting the Past: British Collectors and their Collections from the 18th to the 20th Centuries

            Collecting the Past: British Collectors and their Collections from the 18th to the 20th Centuries (Hardback)

            Edited by Burrows, Toby; Johnston, Cynthia

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            Today's museums and libraries are heavily indebted to the passions and obsessions of numerous individual collectors who devoted their lives to amassing collections of books, manuscripts, artworks, and other culturally significant objects. Collecting the Past brings together the l...atest research on several significant British collectors from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries, including Hans Sloane, John Ruskin, Thomas Phillipps, Sydney Cockerell and Alfred and Edith Chester Beatty. Contributors to the volume examine the phenomenon of collecting in a variety of settings and across a range of different materials. Considering the aims and motives that led these collectors to assemble such remarkable collections, the book also examines the fate of these collections after the collectors' deaths. Particular attention is given to the often complicated relationship between collectors and the public institutions that subsequently came to house their collections. Situated within the framework of cultural collecting more generally, this book offers an authoritative series of essays on key collectors. Collecting the Past should be most interesting to researchers, academics and postgraduate students engaged in the study of museum studies, book history, manuscript studies, museum history, library history and the history of collecting. Professionals in libraries, museums and galleries will also find the volume of great interest.
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            ISBN 9780815382348
            Released AU 5 Oct 2018
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Research in Museum Studies
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            Visitor Encounters with the Great Barrier Reef: Aesthetics, Heritage, and the Senses

            Visitor Encounters with the Great Barrier Reef: Aesthetics, Heritage, and the Senses (Hardback)

            By Pocock, Celmara

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            Revision of author's thesis (doctoral)--James Cook University, 2003, titled Romancing the Reef: history, heritage and the hyper-real.

            ISBN 9781138049918
            Released AU 30 Sep 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            Museum Education in Times of Radical Social Change: Journal of Museum Education 37:3 Thematic Issue
             

            Museum Education in Times of Radical Social Change: Journal of Museum Education 37:3 Thematic Issue (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Mandic, Asja; Roberts, Patrick; Nolan, Tina R.; Robinson, Cynthia

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            Sponsored by the Museum Education Roundtable

            ISBN 9781611328219
            Released AU 30 Sep 2012
            Publisher Left Coast Press Inc
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Journal of Museum Education
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