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Published in: Social History in Museums
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Publisher: HMSO 1993
Indispensable for those concerned with portraying social history in museums. Forty one essays by leading specialists covering much of the field of social history in museums. Some are directly practical, others are more reflective, all will be of help to social history curators and of interest to a much wider readership. Titles range from "The decorative art approach" to "Excavation Archaeology", "The Agricultural History Approach" to "Photographs and Films". It is divided into the following sections: 1. Theory, 2. The study of objects 3. Methods of Study. 4. Practice . 5. Interpretation.