Museum Origins: Readings in Early Museum History and Philosophy

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With the development of institutions displaying natural science, history, and art in the late 19th century came the debates over the role of these museum in society. This anthology collects 50 of the most important writings on museum philosophy dating from this formative period, written by the many of the American and European founders of the field. Genoways and Andrei contextualize these pieces with a series of introductions showing how the museum field developed within the social environment of the era. For those interested in museum history and philosophy or cultural history, this is an essential resource.

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This anthology collects 52 of the most important writings on museum philosophy dating from the formative period of the profession, written by the many of the American and European founders of the field, with contextualizing introductions by the editors.

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Hugh H. Genoways is Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska State Museum, former editor of the journals Collections and Current Mammology, and past president of American Society of Mammologists.

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