Chapter 9. World Fairs and Museums

  1. Sharon Macdonald
  1. Robert W. Rydell

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996836.ch9

A Companion to Museum Studies

A Companion to Museum Studies

How to Cite

Rydell, R. W. (2006) World Fairs and Museums, in A Companion to Museum Studies (ed S. Macdonald), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996836.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405108393

Online ISBN: 9780470996836

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Keywords:

  • museums;
  • international exhibitions;
  • colonial enterprises;
  • consumerism;
  • political culture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • World Fairs

  • Exhibitionary Complexes and G. Brown Goode

  • Complicating the Story of Exhibitionary Complexes

  • Showcases of Science and Technology

  • Visitors and Performers

  • Conclusion