E-books: Heritage Management & Conservation

  • Advertising and Public Memory: Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs book cover

    Advertising and Public Memory

    Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Schutt, Sam Roberts, Leanne White

    This is the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects on the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as ‘ghost signs’). Contributors to this volume examine the complex relationships between the signs and those who…

    eBook – 2016-08-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Museums, Ethics and Cultural Heritage book cover

    Museums, Ethics and Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by ICOM

    This volume provides an unparalleled exploration of ethics and museum practice, considering the controversies and debates which surround key issues such as provenance, ownership, cultural identity, environmental sustainability and social engagement. Using a variety of case studies which reflect the…

    eBook – 2016-07-07
    Routledge

  • Wall Memorials and Heritage: The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie book cover

    Wall Memorials and Heritage

    The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie, 1st Edition

    By Sybille Frank

    Analysing the transformation of Berlin’s former Allied border control point, "Checkpoint Charlie," into a global heritage industry, this volume provides an introduction to, and a theoretically informed structuring of, the interdisciplinary international heritage debate. This crucial case study…

    eBook – 2016-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Community Archaeology and Heritage in Africa: Decolonizing Practice book cover

    Community Archaeology and Heritage in Africa

    Decolonizing Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter R. Schmidt, Innocent Pikirayi

    This volume provides new insights into the distinctive contributions that community archaeology and heritage make to the decolonization of archaeological practice. Using innovative approaches, the contributors explore important initiatives which have protected and revitalized local heritage,…

    eBook – 2016-06-17
    Routledge

  • Creativity in Museum Practice book cover

    Creativity in Museum Practice

    1st Edition

    By Linda Norris, Rainey Tisdale

    With this book, museum professionals can learn how to unleash creative potential throughout their institution. Drawing from a wide range of research on creativity as well as insights from today’s most creative museum leaders, the authors present a set of practical principles about how museum…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Objects of Experience: Transforming Visitor-Object Encounters in Museums book cover

    The Objects of Experience

    Transforming Visitor-Object Encounters in Museums, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Wood, Kiersten F Latham

    What if museums could harness the emotional and intellectual connections people have to personal and everyday objects to create richer visitor experiences? In this book, Elizabeth Wood and Kiersten Latham present the Object Knowledge Framework, a tool for using objects to connect museum visitors to…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Cultural Property and Contested Ownership: The trafficking of artefacts and the quest for restitution book cover

    Cultural Property and Contested Ownership

    The trafficking of artefacts and the quest for restitution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin, Lyndel V. Prott

    Against the backdrop of international conventions and their implementation, Cultural Property and Contested Ownership explores how highly-valued cultural goods are traded and negotiated among diverging parties and their interests. Cultural artefacts, such as those kept and trafficked between art…

    eBook – 2016-06-10
    Routledge

  • Representing the Nation: Heritage, Museums, National Narratives, and Identity in the Arab Gulf States book cover

    Representing the Nation

    Heritage, Museums, National Narratives, and Identity in the Arab Gulf States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Erskine-Loftus, Mariam Ibrahim Al-Mulla, Victoria Hightower

    The 1970s saw the emergence and subsequent proliferation across the Arabian Peninsula of ‘national museums’, institutions aimed at creating social cohesion and affiliation to the state within a disparate population. Representing the Nation examines the wide-ranging use of exhibitionary forms of…

    eBook – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Memory, Place and Identity: Commemoration and remembrance of war and conflict book cover

    Memory, Place and Identity

    Commemoration and remembrance of war and conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, Emma Waterton

    This book bridges theoretical gaps that exist between the meta-concepts of memory, place and identity by positioning its lens on the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of war and conflict. This book examines how diverse publics relate to their wartime histories through…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed & Performed book cover

    Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation

    Displayed & Performed, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Guy

    Examining the artistic, intellectual, and social life of performance, this book interrogates Theatre and Performance Studies through the lens of display and modern visual art. Moving beyond the exhibition of immaterial art and its documents, as well as re-enactment in gallery contexts, Guy's book…

    eBook – 2016-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The National Historic Preservation Act: Past, Present, and Future book cover

    The National Historic Preservation Act

    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimball M. Banks, Ann M. Scott

    Assessing fifty years of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), passed in 1966, this volume examines the impact of this key piece of legislation on heritage practices in the United States. The editors and contributing authors summarize how we approached compliance in the past, how we…

    eBook – 2016-04-20
    Routledge

  • The User Perspective on Twenty-First-Century Art Museums book cover

    The User Perspective on Twenty-First-Century Art Museums

    1st Edition

    By Georgia Lindsay

    The User Perspective on Twenty-First Century Art Museums explains contemporary museums from the whole gamut of user experiences, whether users are preserving art, creating an exhibit, visiting, or part of institutions that use the architecture for branding. Fourteen museums from the United States,…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge

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