Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-269) and index.
The formation of the museum -- The exhibition complex -- The political rationality of the museum -- Museums and 'the people' -- Out of which past? -- Art and theory : the politics of the invisible -- Museums and progress : narrative, ideology, performance -- The shaping of things to come : Expo '88 -- A thousand and one troubles : Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
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