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Authors:Fredrik Svanberg: Research & development co-ordinator, National Historical Museums, Stockholm
Publication title:Museum Narration and the Collection Machine: Or How Collections Make Collectors
Conference:Comparing: National Museums; Territories; Nation-Building and Change. NaMu IV; Linköping University; Norrköping; Sweden 18–20 February 2008
Publication type: Abstract and Fulltext
Issue:030
Article No.:013
Abstract:The article deals with the role played by collections and collection work in museums. It argues that collection needs to be seen as communicative and structuring in very important ways. Collecting is in fact thoroughly creative work; not primarily a question of managing and conserving which many people tend to think.
Language:English
Year:2008
No. of pages:8
Pages:175-182
Series:Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):1650-3686
ISSN (online):1650-3740
File:http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp/030/013/ecp0830013.pdf
Available:2008-05-20
Publisher:Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet

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Fredrik Svanberg (2008). Museum Narration and the Collection Machine: Or How Collections Make Collectors, Comparing: National Museums; Territories; Nation-Building and Change. NaMu IV; Linköping University; Norrköping; Sweden 18–20 February 2008 http://www.ep.liu.se/ecp_article/index.en.aspx?issue=030;article=013 (accessed 12/23/2014)