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Chapter 18: Understanding the social impact of museums, galleries and heritage through the concept of capital

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Andrew Newman


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The aim of this paper is to present an analysis of the social impact of museums, galleries and heritage. This will be viewed in terms of the acquisition of various forms of capital. The paper will attempt to determine the ability of such an analysis to effectively describe the museum, gallery and heritage experience.

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Author(s): Newman A

Editor(s): Corsane, G

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: Heritage, Museums and Galleries: An Introductory Reader

Year: 2005

Pages: 228-237

Edition: 1st

Publisher: Routledge

Place Published: London

Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9780415289467