E-books: Museum Studies

  • The Private Collector's Museum: Public Good Versus Private Gain book cover

    The Private Collector's Museum

    Public Good Versus Private Gain, 1st Edition

    By Georgina S Walker

    The Private Collector’s Museum connects the rising popularity of private museums with evolving models of collecting and philanthropy, and new inter-relationships between private and public space. It examines how contemporary collectors construct museums to frame themselves as cultural arbiters of…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Personalization of the Museum Visit: Art Museums, Discourse, and Visitors book cover

    The Personalization of the Museum Visit

    Art Museums, Discourse, and Visitors, 1st Edition

    By Seph Rodney

    The Personalization of the Museum Visit examines a fundamental shift in institutional behavior in museums located in the United States and the United Kingdom. Contending that art museums have moved toward a new paradigm of public engagement, it posits that modern museum visitors are treated as…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Dating Buildings and Landscapes with Tree-Ring Analysis: An Introduction with Case Studies book cover

    Dating Buildings and Landscapes with Tree-Ring Analysis

    An Introduction with Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Darrin L. Rubino, Christopher Baas

    This book presents guidance, theory, methodologies, and case studies for analyzing tree rings to accurately date and interpret historic buildings and landscapes. Written by two long-time practitioners in the field of dendrochronology, the research is grounded in the fieldwork data of approximately…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Abstract Painting and the Minimalist Critiques: Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer in the 1960s book cover

    Abstract Painting and the Minimalist Critiques

    Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer in the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Matthew L. Levy

    This book undertakes a critical reappraisal of Minimalism through an examination of three key painters: Robert Mangold, David Novros, and Jo Baer. By establishing their substantive engagements with Minimalist discourse, as well as their often overlooked artistic exchanges with their sculptor peers,…

    eBook – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums: Black Renaissance book cover

    Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums

    Black Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A. Banks

    Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums is the first scholarly book to analyze contemporary African American museums from a multifaceted perspective. While it puts a spotlight on the issues and challenges related to racial politics that black museums collectively face in the 21st…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • China in Australasia: Cultural Diplomacy and Chinese Arts since the Cold War book cover

    China in Australasia

    Cultural Diplomacy and Chinese Arts since the Cold War, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Beattie, Richard Bullen, Maria Galikowski

    Drawing on expertise in art history, exhibition studies and cultural studies as well as politics and international relations, China in Australasia presents significant new perspectives on the role of art in the cultural diplomacy of the People’s Republic of China. The book tells the forgotten…

    eBook – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Cultural Heritage, Ageing, Disability, and Identity: Practice, and the development of inclusive capital book cover

    Cultural Heritage, Ageing, Disability, and Identity

    Practice, and the development of inclusive capital, 1st Edition

    By Simon Hayhoe

    Cultural Heritage, Ageing, Disability, and Identity examines the effects of disability and ageing on engagement with cultural heritage and associated cultural identity formation processes. Combining theory with detailed case study research, it unpicks both the current state of play and future…

    eBook – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Biculturalism at New Zealand’s National Museum: An Ethnography of Te Papa book cover

    Biculturalism at New Zealand’s National Museum

    An Ethnography of Te Papa, 1st Edition

    By Tanja Schubert-McArthur

    The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa has been celebrated as an international leader for its bicultural concept and partnership with Māori in all aspects of the museum, but how does this relationship with the indigenous partner work in practice? Biculturalism at New Zealand’s National Museum…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship: A New Model for a Challenging Era book cover

    Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship

    A New Model for a Challenging Era, 1st Edition

    By Haitham Eid

    Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship makes a contribution towards building a museum perspective of innovation that takes into consideration the unique role of museums in society. Beginning and ending with the idea of museum innovation in a wider sense, the book takes digital innovation as…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Interpreting Objects in the Hybrid Museum: Convergence, Collections and Cultural Policy book cover

    Interpreting Objects in the Hybrid Museum

    Convergence, Collections and Cultural Policy, 1st Edition

    By Helena Robinson

    Interpreting Objects in the Hybrid Museum examines the recent trend for converged collecting institutions and uses its investigation as a catalyst for critical reflection by all stakeholders on the risks, as well as advantages, of integration for cultural engagement. Drawing on three case…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • The Curation and Care of Museum Collections book cover

    The Curation and Care of Museum Collections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce A Campbell, Christian Baars

    Museum curators enter the profession with a specialist subject qualification and yet at some point in their career, many curators find themselves in charge of a range of collections outside of their expert knowledge. Interpreting, curating and caring for mixed collections demands of curators a wide…

    eBook – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Engaging Transculturality: Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies book cover

    Engaging Transculturality

    Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laila Abu-Er-Rub, Christiane Brosius, Sebastian Meurer, Diamantis Panagiotopoulos, Susan Richter

    Engaging Transculturality is an extensive and comprehensive survey of the rapidly developing field of transcultural studies. In this volume, the reflections of a large and interdisciplinary array of scholars have been brought together to provide an extensive source of regional and trans-regional…

    eBook – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Engaging with...

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