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Museums have been active in shaping knowledge over the last six hundred years. Yet what is their function within today's society? At the present time when funding is becoming increasingly scarce, difficult questions are being asked about the justification of museums. Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge presents a critical nature of museums. Through the examination of case ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published March 13th 1992 by Routledge (first published 1992)
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