Publications: museum and society, July 2008

museum and society
july 2008, volume 6 no. 2
Special issue: Constructing Nature Behind the Glass, edited by Samuel J. M.M. Alberti and Christopher Whitehead


Constructing nature behind the glass
Samuel J.M.M. Alberti

Repair work: surfacing the geographies of dead animals Merle Patchett and Kate Foster

The matter and meaning of museum taxidermy Rachel Poliquin

Nature dissected, or dissection naturalized? The case of John Hunter's museum Simon Chaplin

From natural history to science: display and the transformation of American museums of science and nature Karen A. Rader and Victoria E. M. Cain

Rethinking the value of biological specimens: laboratories, museums and the Barcoding of Life Initiative Rebecca Ellis

Book Reviews
Ken Arnold, Cabinets for the Curious: Looking Back at Early English Museums Paula Findlen

Conal McCarthy, Exhibiting Maori: A History of Colonial Cultures of Display Curiosity and Enlightenment: Collectors and Collections from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth century Julie Adams


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