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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

Nicholas Serota

Literary essays; Museums & museology; History

Paperback

From Julian Barnes to Tim Winton, great writers give us personal tours of... [more]

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The Wall: Rome's Greatest Frontier

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The Wall: Rome's Greatest Frontier

Alistair Moffat

Memorials, monuments; Museums & museology; History; British & Irish history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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New edition of Alistair Moffat's bestselling The Wall [more]

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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures

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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the...

Charlie English

Museums & museology; History; African history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

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Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary... [more]

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Curators: Behind the Scenes of Natural History Museums

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Curators: Behind the Scenes of Natural History Museums

Lance Grande

Museums & museology; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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Over the centuries, natural history museums have evolved from being little more than musty repositories of stuffed animals... [more]

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Treasures of the New-York Historical Society

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Treasures of the New-York Historical Society

Louise Mirrer

Art styles not defined by date; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Museums & museology; History; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society is New York City's oldest museum, with a rich history of scholarship, research,... [more]

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

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Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums

Maggie Fergusson

Literary essays; Museums & museology; History

Paperback

Who doesn't love a good museum? Whether grand and impressive, or irreverent and amusing, museums are places to lose - and... [more]

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Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

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Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Silke Ackermann

Museums & museology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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Part of the acclaimed Director's Choice series, an insight is offered into the Museum of the History of Science by the Director's... [more]

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Possession: The Curious History of Private Collectors from Antiquity to the Present

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Possession: The Curious History of Private Collectors from Antiquity to...

Erin Thompson

Art & Architecture; Museums & museology; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A riveting account of private art collectors' passion from Roman times to the present [more]

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Anatomy Museum: Death and the Body Displayed

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Anatomy Museum: Death and the Body Displayed

Elizabeth Hallam

Museums & museology; Sociology: death & dying; Medicine; History of medicine; Anatomy

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Elizabeth Hallam investigates the anatomy museum and how it reveals the fascination and fears that surround the dead body... [more]

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Using Non-Textual Sources: A Historian's Guide

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Using Non-Textual Sources: A Historian's Guide

Catherine Armstrong (Loughborough University, UK)

Museums & museology; Research methods: general; History; History: theory & methods

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Using Non-Textual Sources provides history students with the theoretical background and skills to interpret non-textual sources.... [more]

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Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums - And Why They Should Stay There

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Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums...

Tiffany Jenkins (Sociologist, writer, and broadcaster)

Art & Architecture; Museums & museology

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The story of how the museums of the West acquired the treasures of antiquity, from the Benin Bronzes to the Bust of Nefertiti... [more]

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The Making Of Mona

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The Making Of Mona

Adrian Franklin

Art & Architecture; Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Museums & museology

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Adrian Franklin, professor of sociology at the University of Tasmania, has pieced together the story of the creation of MONA,... [more]

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Theatre and Museums

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Theatre and Museums

Susan Bennett

Theatre Studies; Museums & museology; Cultural studies

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Bennett explores the relationship between theatre and museums, looking particularly at the collaborative processes that intertwine... [more]

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China's Museums

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China's Museums

Xianyao Li (Beijing Normal University), Zhewen Luo

Museums & museology; History; Asian history

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This book provides an illustrated guide to China's numerous museums, and will inspire all those with interests in Chinese... [more]

$22.95

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Science for the Nation: Perspectives on the History of the Science Museum

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Science for the Nation: Perspectives on the History of the Science Museum...

P. Morris

Museums & museology; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

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An engaging study of a great national institution. Essays explore the changing roles of museums and the perceived public role... [more]

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Blind Visitor Experiences at Art Museums

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Blind Visitor Experiences at Art Museums

Simon Hayhoe

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Museums & museology; Cultural studies; Disability: social aspects

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Through case studies and findings from participant observations in classes and touch tours for blind and visually impaired... [more]

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Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

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Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

James Delbourgo

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Museums & museology; Colonialism & imperialism

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Hans Sloane was a young doctor from Northern Ireland who made his way in London and eventually become physician to the king... [more]

$55.00

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Curating America: Journeys through Storyscapes of the American Past

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Curating America: Journeys through Storyscapes of the American Past

Richard Rabinowitz

Museums & museology; History; Social & cultural history

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How do history museums and historic sites tell the richly diverse stories of the American people? What fascinates us most... [more]

$78.00

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War Trophies or Curios?: the War Museum collection in Museum Victoria 1915 - 1920

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War Trophies or Curios?: the War Museum collection in Museum Victoria 1915...

Barry Craig, Ron Vanderwal, Christine Winter

Museums & museology; History; First World War

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Showcases a unique and rarely seen collection of cultural objects from New Guinea. Referred to as 'war trophies' during the... [more]

$80.00

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Out of This Century: The Informal Memoirs of Peggy Guggenheim

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Out of This Century: The Informal Memoirs of Peggy Guggenheim

Peggy Guggenheim

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Museums & museology

Paperback

2015 Reprint of 1946 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition. Not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Peggy... [more]

$40.95

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Curator's Handbook: Museums, Commercial Galleries, Independent Spaces: A Practical Guide for Museum, Commercial and Independent Exhibition Organizers

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Curator's Handbook: Museums, Commercial Galleries, Independent Spaces: A...

Adrian George

Art & Architecture; Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Museums & museology

Hardback

A handbook for curators and curatorial students, that maps out every stage of the exhibition-making process from initial idea... [more]

$45.00

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Public History: A Practical Guide

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Public History: A Practical Guide

Faye Sayer (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)

Museums & museology; History; Historiography; General & world history

Hardback

Public History: A Practical Guide explores history in the public sphere and examines the variety of skills that historians... [more]

$130.00

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Men from the Ministry: How Britain Saved Its Heritage

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Men from the Ministry: How Britain Saved Its Heritage

Simon Thurley

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Art: financial aspects; History of architecture; Museums & museology; History

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Between 1900 and 1950 the British state amassed a huge collection of over 800 historic buildings, monuments and historic sites... [more]

$27.99

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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American...

American Museum of Natural History

Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies; Museums & museology; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Inside the American Museum of Natural History is an eight-story library... [more]

$29.99

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The Art Collector's Handbook: A Guide to Collection Management and Care

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The Art Collector's Handbook: A Guide to Collection Management and Care...

Mary Rozell

Art & Architecture; Museums & museology; Antiques & collectables

Hardback

With the rapid and unprecedented global expansion of the art market, new collectors are emerging every day. When buying art,... [more]

$99.95

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