E-books: Heritage Management & Conservation

  • The Architecture of Art Museums: A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010 book cover

    The Architecture of Art Museums

    A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010, 1st Edition

    By Ronnie Self

    As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push the limits of building technology. Art museums are places of pleasure, education and…

    eBook – 2014-04-16

  • Counterheritage: Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia book cover


    Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Denis Byrne

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular…

    eBook – 2014-04-16
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Managing the Historic Rural Landscape book cover

    Managing the Historic Rural Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Grenville

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2014-04-04
    Issues in Heritage Management

  • Material Culture and Asian Religions: Text, Image, Object book cover

    Material Culture and Asian Religions

    Text, Image, Object, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Fleming, Richard Mann

    Traditionally, research on the history of Asian religions has been marked by a bias for literary evidence, privileging canonical texts penned in ‘classical’ languages. Not only has a focus on literary evidence shaped the dominant narratives about the religious histories of Asia, in both scholarship…

    eBook – 2014-03-26
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Museum Communication and Social Media: The Connected Museum book cover

    Museum Communication and Social Media

    The Connected Museum, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Drotner, Kim Christian Schrøder

    Visitor engagement and learning, outreach, and inclusion are concepts that have long dominated professional museum discourses.  The recent rapid uptake of various forms of social media in many parts of the world, however, calls for a reformulation of familiar opportunities and obstacles in…

    eBook – 2014-03-14
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Crafting Preservation Criteria: The National Register of Historic Places and American Historic Preservation book cover

    Crafting Preservation Criteria

    The National Register of Historic Places and American Historic Preservation, 1st Edition

    By John H. Sprinkle, Jr.

    In 1966, American historic preservation was transformed by the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act, which created a National Register of Historic Places. Now comprising more than 1.4 million historic properties across the country, the National Register is the official federal list of…

    eBook – 2014-03-05

  • Conservation Today: Conservation in Britain since 1975 book cover

    Conservation Today

    Conservation in Britain since 1975, 1st Edition

    By David Pearce

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2014-02-04

  • Bodies in Conflict: Corporeality, Materiality, and Transformation book cover

    Bodies in Conflict

    Corporeality, Materiality, and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Cornish, Nicholas J Saunders

    Twentieth-century war is a unique cultural phenomenon and the last two decades have seen significant advances in our ability to conceptualize and understand the past and the character of modern technological warfare. At the forefront of these developments has been the re-appraisal of the human body…

    eBook – 2013-12-17

  • Museums in China: Power, Politics and Identities book cover

    Museums in China

    Power, Politics and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Lie Dan Lu

    From the earliest museums established by Western missionaries in order to implement religious and political power, to the role they have played in the formation of the modern Chinese state, the origin and development of museums in mainland China differ significantly from those in the West. The…

    eBook – 2013-11-20
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Heritage Tourism book cover

    Heritage Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Hyung Yu Park

    Heritage tourism has become an increasingly significant component of the global tourism industry, particularly in countries striving to diversify away from sea, sand and sun. This growth has had profound influences on the presentation and representation of both tangible and intangible heritage…

    eBook – 2013-11-20

  • Museums Without Barriers: A New Deal For the Disabled book cover

    Museums Without Barriers

    A New Deal For the Disabled, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fondation de France, International Committee of Museums (ICOM)

    Essential reading for all professionals concerned with museums and the cultural heritage, with the architecture and design of museums and for those providing service for the disabled. The volume provides access to some of the best practice in the provision for the disabled, and sets out an agenda…

    eBook – 2013-11-19
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Museums and Social Activism: Engaged Protest book cover

    Museums and Social Activism

    Engaged Protest, 1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    Museums and Social Activism is the first study to bring together historical accounts of the African American and later American Indian civil rights-related social and reform movements that took place on the Smithsonian Mall through the 1960s and 1970s in Washington DC with the significant but…

    eBook – 2013-11-07
    Museum Meanings

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