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Book reviews
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Museum frictions
Public cultures/global transformations

review by Jay Arthur

Museum Frictions reflects on the positive and negative aspects of globalisation on museum practice today.

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Museum revolutions
How museums change and are changed

review by Paul Ashton

Museum Revolutions is an impressive international collection that should reach an audience beyond tertiary students, academics and practitioners.

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Walter Rothschild
The man, the museum and the menagerie

review by Nicholas Drayson

The affectionate portrait Miriam Rothschild paints of her eccentric uncle — one of the greatest collectors and benefactors in modern zoology — is a strength of this book.

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Mastering a museum plan
Strategies for exhibit development

review by Georgia Rouette

This book meticulously provides the museum community with a visually rich explanation on the imperatives for planning museum exhibits.

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Museums and their communities

review by Fiona Cameron

Museums and their Communities examines how museums use their roles as informers and educators to empower, or ignore, communities.

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