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Lenoir, Quatremère and the hermeneutic significance of the Musée des Monuments français

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This thesis proposes an interpretation of the Musée des Monuments français in Paris (1795-1816) in conjunction with Quatremère de Quincy's contemporary writings on the museum in general. The aim of this is twofold: Firstly, to identify and explore the significance of the Musée as an important instance in the history of the modern museum institution; and, secondly, to offer new insight into Quatremère's celebrated critique against the institution in general, and the M...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
Publication date:
2000
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602363240
URN:
uuid:ad27bf29-8c6f-4926-949e-2395c9b7099b
Local pid:
td:602363240
Language:
English
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