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Feeding the Spirit Food, Culture and Community
ISBN: PB: 9781933253879, American Alliance of Museums Press, March 2017
190 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 30 colour plates
From Michelle Obama's anti-obesity campaign to the health section of the New York Times, the United States is reexamining its relationship to food on a public and national level. Tied into concerns over the American diet are issues of sustainability,...
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£21,00
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Art & Energy How Culture Changes
ISBN: PB: 9781933253916, ISBN: HB: 9781933253930, American Alliance of Museums Press, April 2014
320 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 75 colour plates
In "Art & Energy", Barry Lord argues that human creativity is deeply linked to the resources available on earth for our survival. From our ancient mastery of fire through our exploitation of coal, oil, and gas, to the development of today's renewable...
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£24,50
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£35,00
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Teaching the Museum Careers in Museum Education
ISBN: PB: 9781933253923, American Alliance of Museums Press, February 2014
200 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Education departments in museums of all kinds serve millions of students and adult learners every year, using the objects and other resources of the museum to teach and inspire. The rapidly growing field of museum education provides hands-on, experie...
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£24,50
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Museums in a Global Context National Identity, International Understanding
ISBN: PB: 9781933253855, American Alliance of Museums Press, September 2013
200 pp., 22.6x16.5 cm, 15 colour plates, 10 halftones
Most museum visitors can see how national character is reflected in the museum's layout and collection. But museums do more than provide a mirror for national identity; they shape it. "Museums in a Global Context" looks at the way globalization has s...
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£24,50
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Crown Jewels Five Great National Parks Around The World and The Challenges They Face
ISBN: PB: 9781933253732, American Alliance of Museums Press, May 2013
220 pp., 22.9x29.2 cm, 100 colour illus.
Since the establishment of Yellowstone National Park in 1872, the national park movement has spread quickly and internationally. There are now over seven thousand national parks in 140 countries, and these numbers continue to grow. But national parks...
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£35,00
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Riches, Rivals and Radicals 100 Years of Museums in America
ISBN: PB: 9781933253756, American Alliance of Museums Press, March 2013
263 pp., 29.2x23 cm, 200 colour illus.
Highly illustrated, exhaustively researched, and eminently readable, this new edition of "Riches, Rivals and Radicals" describes the rise of the museum in the United States from the early twentieth century to the present – a story that parallels hist...
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£35,00
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From The Holy Land to Graceland Sacred People, Places and Things in Our Lives
ISBN: PB: 9781933253725, American Alliance of Museums Press, February 2013
202 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 130 colour illus.
According to medievalist Gary Vikan, Graceland is much more than a wildly popular tourist destination associated with a famous entertainer, and Elvis Presley is much more than the King of Rock 'n' Roll. In this fascinating new book, Vikan posits that...
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£24,50
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Life in Museums Managing Your Museum Career
ISBN: PB: 9781933253701, American Alliance of Museums Press, February 2013
210 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
From the experienced leader or the midcareer professional hoping for a promotion to a recent grad applying for a first internship, "A Life in Museums" provides every museum professional, both experts and novices, with information for reaching their c...
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£24,50
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Quality Instinct Seeing Art Through a Museum Director's Eye
ISBN: PB: 9781933253671, American Alliance of Museums Press, February 2013
236 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 60 colour illus.
How do we judge what is good in art? And more to the point, can we even judge art? These questions have long spawned heated conversations about objectivity, subjectivity, and qualitative judgment that span both the academic and art worlds. Acclaimed...
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£30,00
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Exhibitions Concept, Planning and Design
ISBN: PB: 9781933253695, American Alliance of Museums Press, February 2013
272 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 200 colour illus.
"Good exhibition design promotes thought and feeling through the creation of an emotionally charged space – an environment that engulfs visitors, pulls them forward, and draws them into the story and its meaning", writes Tom Klobe in "Exhibitions". H...
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£42,00
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