Knell, S., MacLeod, S., Watson, S. (Eds.). (2007). Museum Revolutions: How museums change and are changed. EE.UU., Routledge.



List of illustrations    
viii

Notes on contributors
xi

Preface  
xvii

Acknowledgements    
xviii

Introduction  
xix

Part 1. Shaping museums and manifestos
1
1
Establishing the paradigmatic museum: Georges Cuvier’s Cabinet d’anatomie comparee in Paris
Philippe Taquet
3
2
William Bullock: inventing a visual language of objects
Susan Pearce
15
3
Museums, fossils and the cultural revolution of science: mapping change in the politics of knowledge in early nineteenth-century Britain    
Simon J. Knell
28
4
Establishing the manifesto: art histories in the nineteenth-century museum
Christopher Whitehead
48
5
Economic logic versus Enlightenment rationality: evolution of the museum—zoo—garden complex and the modem Indian city, 1843-1900
Savithri Preetha Nair
61
6
Occupying the architecture of the gallery: spatial, social and professional change at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1877-1933
Suzanne Macleod
72
7
Modernity and identity: the National Museum of Iran
Ali Mozaffari
87
8
Science centres: a museums studies approach to their development and possible future direction
Richard Toon
105
9
Before ‘Te Maori’: a revolution deconstructed
Conal Mccarthy
117
10
Museums, social responsibility and the future we desire
Robert R. Janes
134

Part 2. Changing places, changing people
147
11
Making Pakeha histories in New Zealand museums: community and identity in the post-war period
Bronwyn Labrum
149
12
History museums, community identities and a sense of place: rewriting histories
Sheila Watson
150
13
Museums and the shaping of cultural identities: visitors* recollections in local museums in Taiwan
Chia-Li Chen
173
14
Political and social influences affecting the sense of place in municipal museums in Portugal
Marta An1co And Elsa Peralta
189
15
Ecomuseums and sustainability in Italy, Japan and China: concept adaptation through implementation    
Peter Davis
198
16
Maori, museums and the Treaty of Waitangi: the changing politics of representation and control 
David Butts
215
17
Cultural entrepreneurs, sacred objects and the living museums of Africa
Evelyne Tegomoh
228
18
Charting the boundaries: indigenous models and parallel practices in the development of the post-museum
Moira G. Simpson
235
19
Where to from here? Repatriation of indigenous human remains and ‘The Museum’
Michael Pickering
250

Part 3. Articulating change: media, message, philosophy 
261
20
Beyond nostalgia: the role of affect in generating historical understanding at heritage sites   
Kate Gregory and Andrea Witcomb
263
21
Visitors and learning: adult museum visitors’ learning identities  
Lynda Kelly
276
22
Museums — drama, ritual and power
Jem Fraser
291
23
Critical museum pedagogy and exhibition development: a conceptual first step
Margaret A. Lindauer
303
24
Learning at the museum frontiers: democracy, identity and difference
Viv Golding
315
25
Moral lessons and reforming agendas: history museums, science museums, contentious topics and contemporary societies
Fiona Cameron
330
26
‘Who knows the fate of his bones?’ Rethinking the body on display: object, art or human remains?
Mary M. Brooks and Claire Rumsey
343
27
From the document to the monument: museums and the philosophy of history
Beth Lord
355
28
Education, postmodernity and the museum
Eilean Hooper-Greenhill
367

Index
378