Continent of Curiosities: A journey through Australian natural history by Danielle Clode

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June 2007, no. 292

Continent of Curiosities: A journey through Australian natural history by Danielle Clode

CUP, $59.95 hb, 212 pp

Continent of Curiosities: A journey through Australian natural history by Danielle Clode

by
June 2007, no. 292

In the late twentieth century, museums throughout the world faced a number of challenges. Confronted with a plethora of flashy new technologies, they struggled to overcome a perception of irrelevance and fustiness. Bureaucrats demanded that museums pay their way, entertain the masses, and meet the growing expectations for instant gratification and information without effort.

Peter Menkhorst reviews 'Continent of Curiosities: A journey through Australian natural history' by Danielle Clode

Continent of Curiosities: A journey through Australian natural history

by Danielle Clode

CUP, $59.95 hb, 212 pp

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