Worthy Monuments: Art Museums and the Politics of Culture in Nineteenth-Century France

Worthy Monuments: Art Museums and the Politics of Culture in Nineteenth-Century France

by Daniel J. Sherman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674433335
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: The Museum and the State

1. The State and the Uses of Patronage: The Envoi System

2. Inspectors, Inspections, and Norms

Part II: The Museum and the City

3. Museums in Formation, 1791-1850

4. Museums in Transition, 1850-1870

5. Museums in Construction, 1860-1890

6. The Museum and the Institution of Culture, 1870-1914

Conclusion

Abbreviations

Bibliography

Notes

Index

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