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  1. Some General Texts 17 items
    1. Museums and the Interpretation of Visual Culture - Eilean Hooper-Greenhill 2000

      Book Recommended

    2. Museums and Their Communities - Sheila E. R. Watson 2007

      Book Recommended

    3. Museums and Their Communities - Sheila Watson 2007 (electronic book)

      Book Recommended

    4. Making Representations: Museums in the Post-Colonial Era - Moira G. Simpson 1996 (electronic book)

      Book Recommended

    5. The Birth of the Museum: History, Theory, Politics - Tony Bennett 1995 (electronic book)

      Book Recommended

    6. The SAGE Handbook of Geographical Knowledge - John Agnew, David Livingstone 2011

      Book Recommended chapters by Jöns (‘Centres of calculation’) and Naylor & Hill (‘Museums’)

    7. The SAGE Handbook of Geographical Knowledge - John Agnew, David N. Livingstone 2011 (electronic book)

      Book Recommended chapters by Jöns (‘Centres of calculation’) and Naylor & Hill (‘Museums’)

    8. A History of the World in 100 Objects - Neil MacGregor 2011

      Book Recommended

    9. Tangible Things: Making History Through Objects - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Ivan Gaskell, Sara Schechner, Sarah Anne Carter 2015

      Book Recommended

    10. Tangible Things: Making History Through Objects - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Ivan Gaskell, Sara Schechner, Sarah Anne Carter 2015 (electronic book)

      Book Recommended

    11. History Through Material Culture - Leonie Hannan, Sarah Longair 2017

      Book Recommended

  2. Highlighted Case Studies 8 items
    1. Museums as Contact Zones - J. Clifford 1997

      Chapter Recommended

    2. Moai on the Move - P. Mason 2012

      Article Recommended

    3. Voicing the Museum Artefact - Sarah Byrne 2012

      Article Recommended

  3. Some Relevant Websites 10 items
  4. 1. Geography, museums and collections 3 items
    1. Moai on the Move - P. Mason 2012

      Article Essential

  5. 2. Making natural history 5 items
    1. Centres of Calculation - H. Jöns 2011

      Chapter Essential

    2. Centres of Calculation - H. Jöns 2011 (electronic book)

      Chapter Essential

    3. The Biogeographies of a Hollow-Eyed Harrier - M. Patchett, K. Foster, H. Lorimer

      Chapter Essential

    4. The Biogeographies of a Hollow-Eyed Harrier - M. Patchett, K. Foster, H. Lorimer 2011

      Chapter Essential

  6. 3. Mobilising art collections 3 items
  7. 4. Ethnographic objects 4 items
    1. Objects of Ethnography - B. Kirshenblatt-­‐Gimblett 1990

      Chapter Essential

  8. 5. Fieldtrip: study visit to Kew 4 items
    1. Collections | Science & Conservation At Kew

      Webpage Essential links to ‘living collections’, ‘herbarium collections’, ‘plant artefacts’, ‘art & images’, ‘microscopic’, ‘library & archives’, ‘Wallich’

  9. 6. Museums and communities 3 items
    1. Museums as Contact Zones - J Clifford 1997

      Chapter Essential

  10. 7. Cultural property, place and repatriation 3 items
    1. Repatriation and Its Discontents - M. O'Neill 2006

      Chapter Essential

    2. Figurative Repatriation - Jennifer Kramer 07/2004

      Article Essential

    3. The Magic of Bureaucracy: Repatriation as Ceremony - L. Peers 2015

      Article Essential Unpublished paper presented at a symposium on 'The Place of Performance: Museums, Collections and Indigeneity,' Royal Holloway, 20 May 2015

  11. 8. Colonial collections, postcolonial exhibitions? 3 items
  12. 9. Working with photographic collections 2 items
  13. 10. Collections for the future 3 items
  14. Seminar 1: Object biographies 16 items
    1. The Cultural Biography of Objects - Chris Gosden, Yvonne Marshall 1999

      Article Essential

    2. Signs of Wear - Bethan Bide 2017

      Article Essential

    3. Moai on the Move - P. Mason 2012

      Article Essential

    4. More general texts on object biographies 6 items
      1. History Through Material Culture - Leonie Hannan, Sarah Longair 2017

        Book Further

      2. Tangible Things: Making History Through Objects - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Ivan Gaskell, Sara Schechner, Sarah Anne Carter 2015

        Book Further

      3. Tangible Things: Making History Through Objects - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Ivan Gaskell, Sara Schechner, Sarah Anne Carter 2015 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      4. A History of the World in 100 Objects - Neil MacGregor 2011

        Book Further

  15. Seminar 2: The idea of the world museum 24 items
    1. In defence of the ‘encyclopaedic museum’, see: 6 items
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      2. Chapter 3: The Cosmopolitan Museum - James B. Cuno 2011

        Chapter Essential

      3. Chapter 3: The Cosmopolitan Museum - James B. Cuno 2011 (electronic book)

        Chapter Essential

    2. For critiques, see: 4 items
      1. OR:

    3. Additional sources 6 items
      1. In a Press Release, the former Director of the British Museum, Neil Macgregor, described the museum as serving a 'global citizenship', part of his case in favour of 'world museums'.

      2. The Shock of the Object - Neil Macgregor 2012

        Audio-visual document Further

    4. Alternative perspectives 8 items
      1. The Universal Survey Museum - C. Duncan, A. Wallich 2012

        Chapter Further

      2. Introduction and Epilogue - Joy Hendry 2005

        Chapter Further

      3. Introduction and Epilogue - Joy Hendry 2005 (electronic book)

        Chapter Further

      4. Statutes and Rules, Relating to the Inspection and Use of the British Museum: And for the Better Security, and Preservation of the Same / - British Museum 1759

        Book Further Fascinating glimpse into what free entry for all citizens actually meant in 1759!

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