E-books: Museum Studies

  • 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...

  • Curatorial Challenges: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Curating book cover

    Curatorial Challenges

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Curating, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malene Vest Hansen, Anne Folke Henningsen, Anne Gregersen

    Curatorial Challenges investigates the challenges faced by curators in contemporary society and explores which practices, ways of thinking, and types of knowledge production curating exhibitions could challenge. Bringing together international curators and researchers from the fields of art and…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation book cover

    Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vinayak Bharne, Trudi Sandmeier

    The act of identifying, protecting, restoring, and reusing buildings, districts, and built landscapes of historic and cultural significance is, at its best, a reflective and consequential process of urban and socio-economic reform. It has the potential to reconcile conflicting memories, meanings,…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

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