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Museum Masters: Their Museums and Their Influence / Edition 1
     

Museum Masters: Their Museums and Their Influence / Edition 1

by Edward P. Alexander
 

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ISBN-10: 076199131X

ISBN-13: 9780761991311

Pub. Date: 01/28/1983

Publisher: AltaMira Press

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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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761991311
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
01/28/1983
Series:
American Association for State and Local History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

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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