Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2012

256 Pages | 21 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719085079

Bookseller Code (06)

Curating empire

Museums and the British imperial experience

Sarah Longair and John McAleer

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Investigates the relationships between museums and the British Empire, the subject of many new academic courses, modules and research projects
  • Through the analysis of museums, their histories and collections, the publication assesses the impact of empire on diverse regions, societies and peoples around the globe
  • Examines the dynamics of global relationships in the colonial period through the lens of objects, museums and curatorial practices
  • Employs a wide range of historical sources - archival, visual and material - so will have widespread use in, and relevance for, a variety of academic teaching and research contexts

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