Making Histories in Transport Museums (Hardcover)

By Colin Divall, Andrew Scott

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 9780718501068, 232pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2001

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Description

This book is the first in 30 years to take transport museums seriously as vehicles for the making of public histories. Drawing upon many years' experience of visiting and working in transport museums around the world, the authors argue that the sector's historical roots are more complex than is usually thought. Written from a multidisciplinary perspective but firmly rooted in the practice of making public histories, this book brings the study of transport museums firmly into the mainstream of academic and professional debate.


About the Author

Colin Divall is a professor at the Institute of Railway Studies, York. Andrew Scott is Head of the National Railway Museum, York.
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