A Place Not a Place: Reflection and Possibility in Museums and Libraries

A Place Not a Place: Reflection and Possibility in Museums and Libraries

by David Carr (4)
     
 

Museums and libraries inspire us to cross the limits of routine thought, into experiences of reflection and possibility. Each of the essays in A Place Not a Place examines the ways these and other cultural institutions influence us and proposes ways to strengthen their roles as advocates for critical thinking and inquiry.See more details below

Overview

Museums and libraries inspire us to cross the limits of routine thought, into experiences of reflection and possibility. Each of the essays in A Place Not a Place examines the ways these and other cultural institutions influence us and proposes ways to strengthen their roles as advocates for critical thinking and inquiry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759110205
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Reflective Users Chapter 2 1. The Cognitive Management of Cultural Institutions Chapter 3 2. What I Saw in the Museum Chapter 4 3. What I Read in the Library Chapter 5 4. Wanting, at Ten Chapter 6 5. Rescuing the User Chapter 7 6. Reading Beyond the Museum Chapter 8 7. Five Thoughtful Exercises Chapter 9 8. Observing Collaboration Chapter 10 9. What Do We Want Chapter 11 10. Heroic Life, Learning Life Chapter 12 11. Memory Chapter 13 12. A Place Not a Place Chapter 14 13. Invisible Actions, Invisible Traces

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