The International Handbooks of Museum Studies

The International Handbooks of Museum Studies

Online ISBN: 9781118829059

DOI: 10.1002/9781118829059

Editor(s): Sharon Macdonald (Editor), Helen Rees Leahy (Editor), Andrea Witcomb (Volume Editor), Kylie Message (Volume Editor), Conal McCarthy (Volume Editor), Michelle Henning (Volume Editor), Annie E. Coombes (Volume Editor), Ruth B. Phillips (Volume Editor)

About this Book

This multivolume reference work provides a state-of-the-art survey of the burgeoning field of museum studies. Accessibly structured in four thematic volumes:

Volume 1: Museum Theory
Edited by Kylie Message and Andrea Witcomb

Volume 2: Museum Practice
Edited by Conal McCarthy

Volume 3: Museum Media
Edited by Michelle Henning

Volume 4: Museum Transformations
Edited by Annie E. Coombes and Ruth B. Phillips

The International Handbooks of Museum Studies will be the definitive reference for anyone - student, scholar, librarian - working in museum studies and the allied fields of art history, anthropology, and American studies.

Investigates with exceptional breadth and depth issues in museum theory, museum history, mediations in art, design, and architecture, museum practice, and the transformations and challenges confronting the museum as an institution and the museum community as a whole  

  • Each volume contains a treasure trove of examples and case studies written by scholars from around the world including the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

Accessible to read in a variety of formats

The International Handbooks of Museum Studies