Bringing together a truly global range of scholars, this volume explores heritage, memory, and identity through a diverse set of subjects, including heritage sites, practices of memorialization, museums, sites of contestation, and human rights.

Museums
Museums

1 Bodyworlds 1: The Original Exhibition of Real Human Bodies # OF VISITORS

2 Top 15 Most Visited Museums 2008

3 Top 10 Exhibitions by Type

4 Museums in Europe # OF MUSEUMS ACCORDING TO TYPE OF COLLECTION AND ATTENDANCE IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS

5 Ecomuseums 6 Top 10 Most Visited Museums 2007

6 Top 10 Most Visited 6 Museums 2007 LANGUAGE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO INTERNATIONAL VISITORS

Museums

Museums by nature tend to evoke debates about the valuing and valorization of cultural heritage. For example, Becker asks in his book Art Worlds how museums and other storage institutions would “decide what goes into their collections and what does not merit such care.” Museums try to conserve the cultural heritage “of the country or of all humanity” (Becker, 1982: ...

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