Skip to main content alibris logo

The concept of an encyclopedic museum was born of the Enlightenment, a manifestation of society's growing belief that the spread of knowledge and the promotion of intellectual inquiry were crucial to human development and the future of a rational society. But in recent years, museums have been under attack, with critics arguing that they are little more than relics and promoters of imperialism. Could it be that the encyclopedic museum has outlived its usefulness? With Museums Matter , James Cuno, president and director of ...

    • eBook Details
    eBook icon EPUB eBook Museums Matter

    This is a digital edition of this title.

    Buy eBook

    • Title: Museums Matter by James Cuno
    • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780226100913, 022610091X
    • eText ISBN: 9780226126807
    • Edition: 2018 1st edition
    • Format: EPUB eBook
    digital devices
    • This is a digital eBook
      Nothing will be shipped to you
    • Works with web browsers and the VitalSource app on all Windows, Mac, Chromebook, Kindle Fire, iOS, and Android devices
    • Most eBooks are returnable within 14 days of purchase
    • Questions? See our eBook FAQ