Museum in America: Innovators and Pioneers: Innovators and Pioneers

Museum in America Innovators and Pioneers Innovators and Pioneers The Museum in America captures the life stories of thirteen visionary museum leaders who helped transform the th century s collection of curios into today s institution of public service and educati

  • Title: Museum in America: Innovators and Pioneers: Innovators and Pioneers
  • Author: Edward P. Alexander
  • ISBN: 9780761989479
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Museum in America captures the life stories of thirteen visionary museum leaders who helped transform the 19th century s collection of curios into today s institution of public service and education In the lively style of Museum Masters, Alexander recounts the stories of pioneers in American history, science, art, and general museums For anyone interested in the histThe Museum in America captures the life stories of thirteen visionary museum leaders who helped transform the 19th century s collection of curios into today s institution of public service and education In the lively style of Museum Masters, Alexander recounts the stories of pioneers in American history, science, art, and general museums For anyone interested in the history of the museum, this volume is the place to start.

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    1. I was assigned The Museums in America by Edward P. Alexander prior to the start of my museums studies class, and I found the book to be both insightful and a great introduction to the course. Alexander's book was a quick and succinct read filled with a brief history of the advancements in museums over the past approximately 150 years. The "innovators and pioneers" the reader is introduced to throughout the book helped give a better understanding of how far museums have come over the decades, and [...]

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