Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Civilizing Rituals - 95 edition

Civilizing Rituals (ISBN10: 0415070120; ISBN13: 9780415070126)
ISBN13: 978-0415070126
ISBN10: 0415070120

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0415070119
ISBN10: 0415070112

Summary: Public art museums have become necessary fixtures of every city or country with any claim to importance. Yet we have still to understand what happens in them. Civilizing Rituals treats art museums from a new perspective--as ritual settings in their own right and as cultural artifacts that are much more than neutral shelters for art.

Drawing from both anthropological and philosophical literature, Carol Duncan begins by exploring the idea of the art museum-as ...show more-ritual. She examines specific museum rituals in the US, Britain and France including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery in London, the Louvre and several donor memorials including the Frick Collection and the Morgan Library, not only in relation to their political and social contexts but also paying close attention to the details of the museum settings themselves.

Duncan illuminates the ways in which museums engage their visitors in the performance of ritual scenarios and, through them, communicate and affirm ideas, values and social identities. Art museums emerge as significant objects of historical and art-historical inquiry, sites on which political power and social interests and the history of cultural forms visibly intersect.


...show less

Edition/Copyright: 95
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Published: 06/28/1995
International: No

View Review
View eBook Requirements



List Price: $43.95
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $16.49
Due back 12/19/2014
Rental
Save $27.46 (62%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
eTextbook $35.96
Marketplace sellers starting at $24.95

15 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Civilizing Rituals
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (15)  |  New (5)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (3)  |  Good (5)  |  Acceptable (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$43.50
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$46.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SUPER BOOKS
Fort Mill, SC
Seller Rating: 3.76
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.
$59.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
omgtextbooks
Pueblo West, CO
Seller Rating: 4.25
London, England 1995 Trade paperback Fair. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 192 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Re Visions (London, England).
$60.02
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
Stroud, Glos,
Seller Rating: 4.2
1995 Paperback NEAR FINE Paperback, 192pp. This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping ...show more from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** ...show less
$62.45
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Russell Books
Victoria, BC
Seller Rating: 4.32
PAPERBACK New 0415070120 Special order direct from the distributor.
Page:   < Previous   |     1     2  
Close
Close
Close