E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde book cover

    Event-Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical and political ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon: Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions book cover

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon

    Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions

    By Denise Maior-Barron

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon challenges common perceptions of the last Queen of France, appraising the role she played in relation to the events of French Revolution through an original analysis of contemporary heritage practices and visitor perceptions at her former home, the Petit…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Artangel and Financing British Art: Adapting to Social and Economic Change book cover

    Artangel and Financing British Art

    Adapting to Social and Economic Change

    By Charlotte Gould

    The Artangel Trust has been credited with providing artists with all the money and logistics they need to create one-off dream projects. An independent art commissioning agency based in London, it has operated since 1985 and is responsible for producing some of the most striking ephemeral and…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • In Crime's Archive: The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence book cover

    In Crime's Archive

    The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence

    By Katherine Biber

    This book investigates what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of legal proceedings. During the criminal trial, evidentiary material is tightly regulated; it is formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence and criminal procedure. However, these…

    eBook – 2018-07-04
    Routledge

  • World Heritage and Sustainable Development: New Directions in World Heritage Management book cover

    World Heritage and Sustainable Development

    New Directions in World Heritage Management

    Edited by Peter Bille Larsen, William Logan

    In 2015, the General Assembly of State Parties to the World Heritage Convention passed a ground-breaking Sustainable Development policy that seeks to bring the World Heritage system into line with the UN’s sustainable development agenda (UNESCO 2015). World Heritage and Sustainable Development…

    eBook – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Trauma, Cultural Complexes, and Transformation: Folk Narratives and Present Realities book cover

    Trauma, Cultural Complexes, and Transformation

    Folk Narratives and Present Realities

    By Evija Volfa Vestergaard

    Trauma, Cultural Complexes, and Transformation: Folk Narratives and Present Realities contributes to our understanding of how culturally traumatic events affect present day realities, and suggests the potential for healing by combining theories on psychological trauma, cultural complexes, and…

    eBook – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Academics, Artists, and Museums: 21st-Century Partnerships book cover

    Academics, Artists, and Museums

    21st-Century Partnerships

    Edited by Irina D. Costache, Clare Kunny

    Collaboration and interdisciplinary practice in the museum are on the rise. Academics, Artists, and Museums examines twenty-first century partnerships between the museum and higher education sectors, with a focus on art museums and exhibits. The edited volume offers detailed analysis of how…

    eBook – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Safeguarding Intangible Heritage: Practices and Politics book cover

    Safeguarding Intangible Heritage

    Practices and Politics

    Edited by Natsuko Akagawa, Laurajane Smith

    The UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage came into force in 2006, framing the international and national practices and policies associated with intangible cultural heritage. This volume critically and reflexively examines these practices and policies, providing…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Snapshots of Museum Experience: Understanding Child Visitors Through Photography book cover

    Snapshots of Museum Experience

    Understanding Child Visitors Through Photography

    By Elee Kirk, Will Buckingham

    Children are one of the major audiences for museums, but their visits are often seen solely from the point of view of museum learning. In Snapshots of Museum Experience, Will Buckingham draws upon Elee Kirk’s research amongst child visitors to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, to…

    eBook – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Future of Museum and Gallery Design: Purpose, Process, Perception book cover

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design

    Purpose, Process, Perception

    Edited by Suzanne MacLeod, Tricia Austin, Jonathan Hale, Oscar Ho Hing-Kay

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design explores new research and practice in museum design. Placing a specific emphasis on social responsibility, in its broadest sense, the book emphasises the need for a greater understanding of the impact of museum design in the experiences of visitors, in the…

    eBook – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Emotion, Affective Practices, and the Past in the Present book cover

    Emotion, Affective Practices, and the Past in the Present

    Edited by Laurajane Smith, Margaret Wetherell, Gary Campbell

    Emotion, Affective Practices, and the Past in the Present is a response to debates in the humanities and social sciences about the use of emotion. This timely and unique book explores the ways emotion is embroiled and used in contemporary engagements with the past, particularly in contexts such as…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Artists in the Archive: Creative and Curatorial Engagements with Documents of Art and Performance book cover

    Artists in the Archive

    Creative and Curatorial Engagements with Documents of Art and Performance

    Edited by Paul Clarke, Simon Jones, Nick Kaye, Johanna Linsley

    Artists in the Archive explores the agency and materiality of the archival document through a stunning collection of critical writings and original artworks. It examines the politics and philosophy behind re-using remains, historicising this artistic practice and considering the breadth of ways in…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

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