December 28, 2018
What is a Museum? English translation by Ann Davis, Lynn Maranda and Suzanne Nash
What is a Museum?
After publishing museological books by Stránský, Schärer, Maroevic and others, we are happy to announce the English version of André Desvallées and François Mairesse (ed.): Vers une redéfinition du musée? L’Harmattan, Paris, 2007 (Muséologies, directed by Michel Van Praët) by
Ann Davis, André Desvallées and François Mairesse (ed.): What is a Museum? Revised and enlarged edition with English translation by Ann Davis, Lynn Maranda and Suzanne Nash.
This publication of 218 pages and 59 illustrations appears in two versions:
1) the print version (black and white, by the end of January, 2011)
2) the PDF version (in full colour, already released for download). This book is addressed to administrators and politicians, museum professionals and museologists likewise. It considers the ICOM definition of museum in a new light and gives an impression of how visitors interact with museums.
For more information on authors, contributions and online orders see www.museum-aktuell.de/shop/themes/kategorie/detail.php; The book can be ordered directly online from our shop www.museum-aktuell.de/shop/themes/kategorie/detail.php or by any bookshop worldwide: ISBN 978-3-932704-81-9 The price for the printed version is 32 € plus PAP; the price for the PDF version (print possible)is 28 € (payable with most credit cards via “Click & Buy”, a secure payment system by Deutsche Telecom). For general information on Click & Buy see, in many languages (select your country) www.clickandbuy.com/WW_en/payment/index.html For a quick download in three steps use this link: www.museum-aktuell.de/index.php
Dr. Christian Müller-Straten
Verlag Dr. Christian Müller-Straten
Member ICOFOM Germany