In this original and highly illustrated book Kenneth Hudson reviews the development of the world's museums over the past 200 years by identifying 37 pioneers in ten countries - from the British Museum in London and the Metropolitan Museum in New York to the outdoor Sukuma Museum in Tanzania and the tiny, pre-fabricated Tacubaya Museum in the slums of Mexico City. The museums of the world vary enormously in style, size and approach. Yet amid this diversity, it is possible to identify a significantly small number that have ...

Museums of Influence 1987, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521305341