New in paper section the next 7 (?) books. Making City Histories in Museums explores the emergence of many new city history museums and the nature of the cities and histories they represent. It examines historiographical, cultural and museological issues and ideas and is searching, critical yet positive, encouraging and stimulating of new ideas.
About the Author
Gaynor Kavanaugh is head of Graduate Studies and principal lecturer in History at Bath Spa University.
Elizabeth Frostick, Birmingham City Museums and Galleries
Table of Contents
Buttons, Belisha Beacons and Bullets: City Histories in Museums Razor Ribbons, History Museums and Civic Salvation City Museums and their Role in a Divided Community: The Northern Ireland Experience Croydon: What History?
The City Museums: Who Comes?
Approaches to Portraying the City in European Museums Collections and Collecting Brave New World: The Future for City Museums Breaking Down the Barriers of Ignorance Envisioning Cities: London Defining Cities: Socio-Geographical Perspectives The Discouvery Centre at Millennium Point, Birmingham
Gaynor Kavanagh Michael Wallace Bill Maguire Sally MacDonald Carol Scott Max Hebditch Catherine Ross David Fleming Raj Pal Roy Porter Rachel Unsworth Elizabeth Frostick.