E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Museum Activism book cover

    Museum Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert R. Janes, Richard Sandell

    Only a decade ago, the notion that museums, galleries and heritage organisations might engage in activist practice, with explicit intent to act upon inequalities, injustices and environmental crises, was met with scepticism and often derision. Seeking to purposefully bring about social change was…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Equity in Heritage Conservation: The Case of Ahmedabad, India book cover

    Equity in Heritage Conservation

    The Case of Ahmedabad, India, 1st Edition

    By Jigna Desai

    Recognised by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as a measure to make cities inclusive, safe and resilient, conservation of natural and cultural heritage has become an increasingly important issue across the globe. The equity principle of sustainable development necessitates that citizens hold…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • British Art for Australia, 1860-1953: The Acquisition of Artworks from the United Kingdom by Australian National Galleries book cover

    British Art for Australia, 1860-1953

    The Acquisition of Artworks from the United Kingdom by Australian National Galleries, 1st Edition

    By Matthew C. Potter

    Traditional postcolonial scholarship on art and imperialism emphasises tensions between colonising cores and subjugated peripheries. The ties between London and British white settler colonies have been comparatively neglected. Artworks not only reveal the controlling intentions of imperialist…

    eBook – 2018-12-21
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Producing the Past: Aspects of Antiquarian Culture and Practice 1700–1850 book cover

    Producing the Past

    Aspects of Antiquarian Culture and Practice 1700–1850, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy Peltz, Martin Myrone

    First published in 1999, this volume examines antiquarianism which had its roots in Renaissance thought and was a popular intellectual and cultural pursuit throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The antiquarian work of collecting, compiling and presenting material which exposed the…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Rise of the Must-See Exhibition: Blockbusters in Australian Museums and Galleries book cover

    The Rise of the Must-See Exhibition

    Blockbusters in Australian Museums and Galleries, 1st Edition

    By Anna Lawrenson, Chiara O'Reilly

    Blockbuster exhibitions are ubiquitous fixtures in the cultural calendars of major museums and galleries worldwide. The Rise of the Must-See Exhibition charts their ascent across a diverse array of museums and galleries. The book positions these exhibits in the Australian cultural context,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museums as Cultures of Copies: The Crafting of Artefacts and Authenticity book cover

    Museums as Cultures of Copies

    The Crafting of Artefacts and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brita Brenna, Hans Dam Christensen, Olav Hamran

    Few institutions are warier of copies than museums. Few fields of knowledge are more prone to denounce copies as fake than the heritage field. Few discourses are as concerned with authenticity, aura, originals and provenance as those concerning exhibiting and collecting. So why is it that these are…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Cultural Heritage book cover

    Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana Campelo, Laura Reynolds, Adam Lindgreen, Michael Beverland

    Cultural Heritage is a systematic, interdisciplinary examination of cultural heritage, which provides an up-to-date view of the field by drawing on various disciplines. The book offers a thorough, structured review of extant literature on heritage in tourism and pertinent challenges for cultural…

    eBook – 2018-11-15
    Routledge

  • Sharing Authority in the Museum: Distributed objects, reassembled relationships book cover

    Sharing Authority in the Museum

    Distributed objects, reassembled relationships, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Horwood

    Sharing Authority in the Museum provides a detailed and fully contextualised study of a heritage assemblage over time, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Focussing on Māori objects, predominantly originating from the Ngā Paerangi tribe, housed in Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, the…

    eBook – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology: Expert Curation at the Museums of the Smithsonian Institution book cover

    Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology

    Expert Curation at the Museums of the Smithsonian Institution, 1st Edition

    By Petrina Foti

    Computer technology has transformed modern society, yet curators wishing to reflect those changes face difficult challenges in terms of both collecting and exhibiting. Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology examines how curators at the history and technology museums of the Smithsonian…

    eBook – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Afterlife of the Leiden Anatomical Collections: Hands On, Hands Off book cover

    The Afterlife of the Leiden Anatomical Collections

    Hands On, Hands Off, 1st Edition

    By Hieke Huistra

    The Afterlife of the Leiden Anatomical Collections starts where most stories end: after death. It tells the story of thousands of body parts kept in bottles and boxes in nineteenth-century Leiden – a story featuring a struggling medical student, more than one disappointed anatomist, a monstrous…

    eBook – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives: Current Practice and Future Developments book cover

    Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives

    Current Practice and Future Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Feather

    The preservation of library and archival materials can encompass everything from bookbinding and paper repair to new techniques for maintaining and exploiting digital text, sound or images. Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives brings together an international team of contributors…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • 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

Product Search