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Author Bennett, Tony, 1947-

Title The birth of the museum : history, theory, politics / Tony Bennett.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (x, 278 pages) : illustrations, map.
polychrome rdacc
Series Culture : policies and politics.
Culture (London, England)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-269) and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Taylor & Francis.
Subject Museums -- Philosophy.
Museum techniques.
Politics and culture.
Museums -- Management -- Social aspects.
Local series Taylor & Francis eBooks
ISBN 9781315002668 (electronic bk.)
1315002663 (electronic bk.)