Ecomuseums: A Sense of Place by Peter Davis

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Croom Helm, London, pp. 166–187. Casey, E. (1996) How to get from space to place and back again in a fairly short stretch of time: phenomenological prolegomena. In Field, S. and Basso, K. (eds) Sense of Place. School of American Research Press, Santa fe, CA. Clifford, S. and King, A. (1993) Losing your place. In Clifford, S. and King, A. (eds) Local Distinctiveness: Place, Particularity and Identity. Common Ground, London, pp. 00 Corsane, G. and Holleman, W. (1993) Ecomuseums: a brief evaluation.

Many museologists prefer to adopt this inclusive paradigm for museology and suggest that the acts of, for example, conserving natural habitats, or managing a cultural site, are simply the application of museographic techniques. To them, cultural sites, nature reserves and national parks are just other types of museum; other museologists may argue that this is rampant megalomania. However, it is evident that in many parts of the developing world the clear-cut distinction that is made in the ‘West’ between museums and other heritage sites is simply not recognized.

The widespread use of these techniques has in some instances devalued sites and badly dented the integrity of the environmental interpretive movement in the United Kingdom. Aldridge’s views have considerable resonance with Hewison’s more general concern about the degradation and misrepresentation of heritage and act as a warning for anyone involved in interpreting a heritage site. Place exploration: museums and the environment 17 An important issue is the way in which the term ‘interpretation’ was adopted by museums.

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