E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • The Contemporary Museum: Shaping Museums for the Global Now book cover

    The Contemporary Museum

    Shaping Museums for the Global Now, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Knell

    The Contemporary Museum issues a challenge to those who view the museum as an artefact of history, constrained in its outlook as much by professional, institutional and disciplinary creed, as by the collections it accumulated in the distant past. Denying that the museum can locate its purpose in…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Managing Organisational Success in the Arts book cover

    Managing Organisational Success in the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Stevenson

    The creative and cultural industries are a dynamic and rapidly expanding field of enterprise. Yet all too often the dominant narrative about arts organisations is one of crisis, collapse, and closure. This edited collection seeks to challenge that narrative through pursuing a focus on…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Memory and Cultural Landscape at the Khami World Heritage Site, Zimbabwe: An Un-inherited Past book cover

    Memory and Cultural Landscape at the Khami World Heritage Site, Zimbabwe

    An Un-inherited Past, 1st Edition

    By Ashton Sinamai

    This book focuses on a forgotten place—the Khami World Heritage site in Zimbabwe. It examines how professionally ascribed values and conservation priorities affect the cultural landscape when there is a disjuncture between local community and national interests, and explores the epistemic violence…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Archaeology & Indigenous Peoples

  • The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition: Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London book cover

    The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition

    Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Wasensteiner

    This book represents the first study dedicated to Twentieth Century German Art, the 1938 London exhibition that was the largest international response to the cultural policies of National Socialist Germany and the infamous Munich exhibition Degenerate Art. Provenance research into the…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Bodyscape: Art, modernity and the ideal figure book cover

    Bodyscape

    Art, modernity and the ideal figure, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Mirzoeff

    Western art has long sought to visualize the perfect body. Whether composed from fragments or derived from a single model, this ideal, straight, white body is now in crisis. But what will take its place? In Bodyscape, Nicholas Mirzoeff traces the roots of our current obsession with body images from…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • A Museum Studies Approach to Heritage book cover

    A Museum Studies Approach to Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila Watson, Amy Jane Barnes, Katy Bunning

    Heritage’s revival as a respected academic subject has, in part, resulted from an increased awareness and understanding of indigenous rights and non-Western philosophies and practices, and a growing respect for the intangible. Heritage has, thus far, focused on management, tourism and the…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture: 1700-2014 book cover

    A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture

    1700-2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alla Aronova, Alexander Ortenberg

    This collection of thirteen vignettes addresses several important episodes in the history of Russian temporary architecture and public art, from the royal festivals during the times of Peter the Great up to the recent venues including the Sochi Winter Olympics. The forms and the circumstances…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Creative Placemaking: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Creative Placemaking

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cara Courage, Anita McKeown

    This book makes a significant contribution to the history of placemaking, presenting grassroots to top-down practices and socially engaged, situated artistic practices and artsled spatial inquiry that go beyond instrumentalising the arts for development. The book brings together a range of scholars…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Collecting the Past: British Collectors and their Collections from the 18th to the 20th Centuries book cover

    Collecting the Past

    British Collectors and their Collections from the 18th to the 20th Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toby Burrows, Cynthia Johnston

    Today’s libraries and museums are heavily indebted to the passions and obsessions of numerous individual collectors who devoted their lives to amassing collections of books, manuscripts, artworks, and other culturally significant objects. Collecting the Past brings together the latest research on a…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

  • Museum Development and Cultural Representation: Developing the Kelabit Highlands Community Museum book cover

    Museum Development and Cultural Representation

    Developing the Kelabit Highlands Community Museum, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Sweet, Meghan Kelly

    Museum Development and Cultural Representation critically examines the development of a museum and cultural heritage centre in the indigenous Kelabit Highlands in Sarawak, Malaysia. Building on their direct involvement in the development of the project, the authors appraise the process in…

    eBook – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

  • Conserving Cultural Heritage: Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (TechnoHeritage 2017), May 21-24, 2017, Cadiz, Spain book cover

    Conserving Cultural Heritage

    Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (TechnoHeritage 2017), May 21-24, 2017, Cadiz, Spain, 1st Edition

    Edited by María Jesús Mosquera, M.L. Almoraima Gil

    The third International congress of Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage, TechnoHeritage 2017, was held in Cadiz, from 21 to 24 May 2017, under the umbrella of the TechnoHeritage network. TechnoHeritage is an initiative funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and…

    eBook – 2018-09-17
    CRC Press

  • Museums and the Ancient Middle East: Curatorial Practice and Audiences book cover

    Museums and the Ancient Middle East

    Curatorial Practice and Audiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Emberling, Lucas P. Petit

    Museums and the Ancient Middle East is the first book to focus on contemporary exhibit practice in museums that present the ancient Middle East. Bringing together the latest thinking from a diverse and international group of leading curators, the book presents the views of those working in one…

    eBook – 2018-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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