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The thing about museums

Sandra H. Dudley

The thing about museums

objects and experience, representation and contestation : essays in honour of professor Susan M. Pearce

by Sandra H. Dudley

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museum techniques,
  • Museums,
  • Philosophy,
  • Museum exhibits,
  • Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Sandra Dudley ... [et al.].
    ContributionsPearce, Susan M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAM151 .T55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 396 p. :
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25176970M
    ISBN 100415679044, 0203803523
    ISBN 109780415679046, 9780203803523
    LC Control Number2011011489
    OCLC/WorldCa703208547

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