Museum Masters / Edition 1

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Overview

Alexander brings to life the stories of twelve ambitious leaders from the United States and Europe who helped shape the future of the museum world.
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Chapter 1 Introduction: The New Museum Chapter 2 Sir Hans Sloane and the British Museum: From Collection of Curiosites to National Treasure Chapter 3 Charles Wilson Peale and His Philadelphia Museum: The Concept of the Popular Museum Chapter 4 Dominique Vivant Denon and the Louvre of Napoleon: The Art Museum as Symbol of National Glory Chapter 5 William Jackson Hooker and the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew: The Botanical Garden Chapter 6 Henry Cole and the South Kensington (Victoria and Albert) Museum: The Museum of Decorative Art Chapter 7 Ann Pamela Cunningham and Washington's Mount Vernon: The Historic House Museum Chapter 8 Wilhelm Bode and Berlin's Museum Island: The Museum of World Art Chapter 9 Artur Hazelius and Skansen: The Open Air Museum Chapter 10 George Brown Goode and the Smithsonian Museums: A National Museum of Cultural History Chapter 11 Carl Hagenbeck and His Stellingen Tierpark: The Moated Zoo Chapter 12 Oskar von Miller and the Deutsches Museum: The Museum of Science and Technology Chapter 13 John Cotton Dana and the Newark Museum: The Museum of Community Service
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