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Author Moore, Kevin, 1960-

Title Museums and popular culture / Kevin Moore.

Published London ; Washington : Cassell, 1997.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  069 MOOR    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  069 MOOR    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 182 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Contemporary issues in museum culture.
Contemporary issues in museum culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [156]-168) and indexes.
Contents 1. Museums in an age of paradox -- 2. Museums don't matter? -- 3. Back to basics? -- 4. Stones can speak and objects sing -- 5. 'Sex and drugs and rock'n'roll ... and museums? -- 6. It's coming home, it's coming home, this football's coming home -- 7. Real things, real places, real people.
Summary Museums and Popular Culture seeks to unravel the paradox that to adequately reflect popular culture museums may need to abandon their traditional form. This is a book which no one interested in museums can afford to ignore.
Subject Museums -- Great Britain -- Philosophy.
Popular culture -- Museums -- Great Britain.
Museum exhibits -- Great Britain.
Museum techniques -- Great Britain.
ISBN 0718514351 (hc)