The History of Museums

Susan Pearce (Editor)
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Description

Museums and collecting is now a major area of cultural studies. This selected group of key texts opens the investigation and appreciation of museum history. Edward Edwards, chief pioneer of municipal public libraries, chronicles the founders and early donors to the British Museum. Greenwood and Murray provide informative pictures of the early history of the museum movement. Sir William Flower, Director of the British Museum (Natural History), takes a pioneering philosophical approach to the sphere of natural history in relation to museums. Similarly, Acland and Ruskin discuss and explore the relationships of art and architecture to museums.

Product Details

Price
£1,635.00
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date
5 December 1996
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9780415148726

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