City museums and city development
Ian Jones, Robert R. Macdonald, Darryl McIntyre
Rowman Altamira, Sep 26, 2008 - Business & Economics - 198 pages
Traditionally, city museums have been keepers of city history. Many have been exercises in nostalgia, reflecting city pride. However, a new generation of museums focuses increasingly on the city's present and future as well as its past, and on the city in all of its diversity, challenges, and possibilities. Above all, these museums are gateways to understanding the city—our greatest and most complex creation and the place where half the world's population now lives. In this book, experts in the field explore this 'new' city museum and the challenge of contributing positively to city development.
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Chapter 02 City Museums and the Geopolitics of Globalization
Chapter 03 Museums of Cities and the Future of Cities
Museums Cities and Historical Representation
Chapter 05 The Prospect of a City Museum
Chapter 06 Thinking the Present Historically at the Museum of Sydney
Some Issues in Planning a Museum for the TwentyFirst Century
Chapter 08 Taipei City Museum in the Making
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