This book tells the story of the boom in smalls museums that took place in Britain from the 1960s onwards. Drawing on extensive interview materials, it explores why community groups, families and individuals were inspired to set up museums, teasing out the connections between personal experience and national change. -- .
Mummified explores the curious, unsettling and controversial cases of mummies held in French and British museums. From powdered mummies eaten as medicine to mummies unrolled in public, dissected for racial studies and DNA-tested in modern laboratories, there is a lot more to these ancient remains than first meets the eye. -- .
This textbook aims to provide a broad overview of museum conservation and preservation, ranging across both more traditional approaches to art and archaeological artefacts, and more modern ethical and philosophical concerns relating to the conservation and preservation of anthropological collections, and the material culture of indigenous ...
This volume is a gateway to enhancing the scale and reach of capturing, analyzing, managing, curating, and disseminating cultural heritage knowledge in sustainable ways and promoting collaboration among scholars and stakeholder communities.