E-books: Heritage Management & Conservation

  • Constructing Destruction: Heritage Narratives in the Tsunami City book cover

    Constructing Destruction

    Heritage Narratives in the Tsunami City, 1st Edition

    By Trinidad Rico

    Large-scale disasters mobilize heritage professionals to a narrative of heritage-at-risk and a standardized set of processes to counter that risk. Trinidad Rico’s critical ethnography analyses heritage practices in the aftermath of the tsunami that swamped Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in 2004 and the…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • World Heritage Management and Human Rights book cover

    World Heritage Management and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stener Ekern, William Logan, Birgitte Sauge, Amund Sinding-Larsen

    This book focuses on the balance between protecting human rights and protecting world heritage sites. It concerns itself with the idea that the management of heritage properties worldwide may fail to adequately respect traditional entitlements and rights of individuals and communities living within…

    eBook – 2016-03-22
    Routledge

  • Modernity and the Museum in the Arabian Peninsula book cover

    Modernity and the Museum in the Arabian Peninsula

    1st Edition

    By Karen Exell

     Modernity and the Museum in the Arabian Peninsula is dedicated to the recent and rapid high-profile development of museums in the Arabian Peninsula, focusing on the a number of the Arabian Peninsula states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and theUAE. These Gulf states are dynamically involved in…

    eBook – 2016-03-10
    Routledge

  • Managing Innovation and Cultural Management in the Digital Era: The case of the National Palace Museum book cover

    Managing Innovation and Cultural Management in the Digital Era

    The case of the National Palace Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rua-Huan Tsaih, Tzu-Shian Han

    The world-class National Palace Museum (NPM) in Taiwan possesses a repository of the largest collection of Chinese cultural treasures of outstanding quality. Through implementing a two-organizational restructuring, and shifting its operational focus from being object-oriented to public-centered, it…

    eBook – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Business Management

  • National Galleries book cover

    National Galleries

    1st Edition

    By Simon Knell

    Are national galleries different from other kinds of art gallery or museum? What value is there for the nation in a collection of international masterpieces? How are national galleries involved in the construction national art? National Galleries is the first book to undertake a panoramic view of a…

    eBook – 2016-01-22
    Routledge

  • Political Culture, Soft Interventions and Nation Building book cover

    Political Culture, Soft Interventions and Nation Building

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Jenkins

    This book raises questions about cultural interventions, an area of investigation somewhat overlooked in place of developing a critique of political interventions. Whilst political interventions are more explicit, coercive, and have a wide-reaching impact, it is important also to examine the way…

    eBook – 2016-01-13
    Routledge

  • Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt book cover

    Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt

    1st Edition

    By Sonia Zakrzewski, Andrew Shortland, Joanne Rowland

    Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt takes an innovative and integrated approach to the use of scientific techniques and methodologies within the study of ancient Egypt. Accessibly demonstrating how to integrate scientific methodologies into Egyptology broadly, and in Egyptian archaeology in…

    eBook – 2015-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Introducing Peace Museums book cover

    Introducing Peace Museums

    1st Edition

    By Joyce Apsel

    Nominated for the 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize in non-fiction This volume examines peace museums, a small and important (but often overlooked) series of museums whose numbers have multiplied world-wide in recent decades. They relate stories and display artifacts—banners, diaries, and…

    eBook – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museums without Borders: Selected Writings of Robert R. Janes book cover

    Museums without Borders

    Selected Writings of Robert R. Janes, 1st Edition

    By Robert R. Janes

    Drawing together nearly 40 years of experience, Museums without Borders presents the key works of one of the most respected practitioners and scholars in the field. Through these selected writings, Robert R. Janes demonstrates that museums have a broader role to play in society than is…

    eBook – 2015-12-14
    Routledge

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art: A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics book cover

    How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    eBook – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability: International Frameworks, National and Local Governance book cover

    Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability

    International Frameworks, National and Local Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Labadi, William Logan

    More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas, and cities provide the setting for contemporary challenges such as population growth, mass tourism and unequal access to socio-economic opportunities. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability examines the impact of these issues…

    eBook – 2015-10-23
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Battlefield Events: Landscape, commemoration and heritage book cover

    Battlefield Events

    Landscape, commemoration and heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keir Reeves, Geoffrey R. Bird, Laura James, Birger Stichelbaut, Jean Bourgeois

    Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage is an investigative and analytical study into the way in which significant landscapes of war have been constructed and imagined through events over time to articulate specific narratives and denote consequence and identity. The book charts…

    eBook – 2015-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

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