Museum Basics The International Handbook
Forward Planning A Handbook of Business, Corporate and Development Planning for Museums and Galleries
Heritage Gardens Care, Conservation, Management
The Development of Costume
Heritage and Tourism in The Global Village
Museum Exhibition Theory and Practice
Handbook for Museums
By Timothy Ambrose, Crispin Paine
March 19, 2018
This fourth edition of Museum Basics has been produced for use in the many museums worldwide that operate with few professional staff and limited resources. The fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the many changes that have taken place in museums around the world over the last six ...
By Timothy Ambrose, Sue Runyard
March 13, 1992
Forward planning is esential for most organizations, but especially so for museums and heritage bodies, with responsibilities stretching forward to infinity. Forwrd Planning provides a complete basic guide, from the principles on which planning is founded, through drawing up the plan itself, ...
By Sheena MacKellar Goulty
April 19, 1993
Heritage gardens create huge management headaches. How does one preserve a garden designed for the enjoyment of the few when the advent of the many grinds it away to nothing? The answer, as presented in Heritage Gardens is a subterfuge: preserve the illusion of the created environment as originally...
By Judith Alfrey, Tim Putnam
March 13, 1992
The Industrial Heritage is the first integrated approach to the assessment, conservation, interpretation, financing and management of the complex heritage of industrial cultures. It breaks new ground, as the authors (both active workers in the field) suggest that concepts of heritage defined to ...
By Naomi Tarrant
May 24, 1996
Clothing is the outward and visible sign of taste, discrimination, social attitude and status. In every culture, men and women pay enormous attention to the minutiae of dress and appearance. This authoritative study looks at both the social and physical aspects of clothes. It traces the history and...
By Fondation de France, International Committee of Museums (ICOM)
March 13, 1992
Essential reading for all professionals concerned with museums and the cultural heritage, with the architecture and design of museums and for those providing service for the disabled. The volume provides access to some of the best practice in the provision for the disabled, and sets out an agenda ...
By Priscilla Boniface, Peter Fowler
March 26, 1993
A nation's heritage is one of the most potent forces for generating tourism: the Tower of London is the greatest 'visitor attraction' in Britain. But it is pushed into insignificance by comparison with the visitors travelling to Disneyland, Epcot and the other entertainment complexes in the USA; ...
By Kevin Walsh
July 21, 1992
The 1980s and early 1990s have seen a marked increase in public interest in our historic environment. The museum and heritage industry has expanded as the past is exploited for commercial profit. In The Representation of the Past, Kevin Walsh examines this international trend and questions the ...
By Robert Burke, David Liston
November 15, 1993
The ICMS Handbook is acknowledged as the international standard text for basic security procedures. It was first published as A Basic Guide to Museum Security, and is now fully revised, enlarged and updated. The manual covers: general principles security, theft and burglary: security personnel; ...
By David Dean
December 26, 1996
Museum Exhibition is the only textbook of its kind to consider exhibition development using both theory and practice in an integrated approach. This comprehensive study covers care of exhibits, writing accompanying text, using new technology, exhibition evaluation, administration and content for a ...
By Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission
June 19, 1992
For more than ten years, the Science for Conservators Series have been the key basic texts for conservators throughout the world. Scientific concepts are basic ot the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific training. These introductory volumes ...
By David Dean, Gary Edson
February 11, 1997
Handbook for Museums provides basic information for people working in the museum world. Formed around a commitment to professionalism in museum practice, the sections provide basic information on management, security, conservation and education, and include technical notes and international reading...