E-books: Heritage Management & Conservation

  • The Nature of Cultural Heritage, and the Culture of Natural Heritage book cover

    The Nature of Cultural Heritage, and the Culture of Natural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Lowenthal, Kenneth Olwig

    The idea that the heritage of nature is fundamentally cultural is provocative to many, but it is becoming increasingly accepted in the context of heritage preservation. It is argued here that a person’s perspective on natural vs. cultural heritage as a contested patrimony is, to some extent,…

    eBook – 2013-10-18

  • The Birth of the Museum: History, Theory, Politics book cover

    The Birth of the Museum

    History, Theory, Politics, 1st Edition

    By Tony Bennett

    In a series of richly detailed case studies from Britian, Australia and North America, Tony Bennett investigates how nineteenth- and twentieth-century museums, fairs and exhibitions have organized their collections, and their visitors. Discussing the historical development of museums alongside…

    eBook – 2013-10-18
    Culture: Policy and Politics

  • Technological Choices: Transformation in Material Cultures Since the Neolithic book cover

    Technological Choices

    Transformation in Material Cultures Since the Neolithic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Lemonnier

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-10-15
    Material Cultures

  • Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage book cover

    Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel Angel Rogerio-Candelera, Massimo Lazzari, Emilio Cano

    From 2nd to 5th October 2012 an International Congress on Science and Technology for the conservation of Cultural Heritage was held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, organized by the Universidade of Santiago de Compostela on behalf of TechnoHeritage Network. The congress was attended by some 160…

    eBook – 2013-10-01
    CRC Press

  • Re-Presenting Disability: Activism and Agency in the Museum book cover

    Re-Presenting Disability

    Activism and Agency in the Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Sandell, Jocelyn Dodd, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

    Re-Presenting Disability addresses issues surrounding disability representation in museums and galleries, a topic which is receiving much academic attention and is becoming an increasingly pressing issue for practitioners working in wide-ranging museums and related cultural organisations. This…

    eBook – 2013-09-13

  • Museums in Postcolonial Europe book cover

    Museums in Postcolonial Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dominic Thomas

    The history of European nation-building and identity formation is inextricably connected with museums, and the role they play in displaying the acquired spoils and glorious symbols of geopolitical power in order to mobilize public support for expansionist ventures. This book examines the…

    eBook – 2013-09-13

  • Heritage and Community Engagement: Collaboration or Contestation? book cover

    Heritage and Community Engagement

    Collaboration or Contestation?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Waterton, Steve Watson

    This book is about the way that professionals in archaeology and in other sectors of heritage interact with a range of stakeholder groups, communities and the wider public. Whilst these issues have been researched and discussed over many years and in many geographical contexts, the debate seems to…

    eBook – 2013-09-13

  • Doing Museology Differently book cover

    Doing Museology Differently

    1st Edition

    By Duncan Grewcock

    One might believe that museum studies is a stable field of academic inquiry based on a set of familiar institutional forms and functions. But as institutions museums have never been stable or singular, and neither has the discipline of museum studies. Museum studies as a field of academic inquiry…

    eBook – 2013-09-05
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity: The Petrified Gaze book cover

    Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity

    The Petrified Gaze, 1st Edition

    By Johannes Siapkas, Lena Sjögren

    Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity investigates the study and display of ancient sculpture from archaeological, art historical, and museum studies perspectives. Ancient sculptures not only give us knowledge about ancient Greek and Roman pasts, but they also mediate ideals that inform modern…

    eBook – 2013-08-29
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Corrections and Collections: Architectures for Art and Crime book cover

    Corrections and Collections

    Architectures for Art and Crime, 1st Edition

    By Joe Day

    America holds more than two million inmates in its prisons and jails, and hosts more than two million daily visits to museums, figures which represent a ten-fold increase in the last twenty-five years. Corrections and Collections explores and connects these two massive expansions in our built…

    eBook – 2013-08-21

  • Memorylands: Heritage and Identity in Europe Today book cover


    Heritage and Identity in Europe Today, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Macdonald

    Memorylands is an original and fascinating investigation of the nature of heritage, memory and understandings of the past in Europe today. It looks at how Europe has become a ’memoryland’ – littered with material reminders of the past, such as museums, heritage sites and memorials; and at how this…

    eBook – 2013-07-18

  • Memory and History: Understanding Memory as Source and Subject book cover

    Memory and History

    Understanding Memory as Source and Subject, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Tumblety

    How does the historian approach memory and how do historians use different sources to analyze how history and memory interact and impact on each other? Memory and History explores the different aspects of the study of this field. Taking examples from Europe, Australia, the USA and Japan and…

    eBook – 2013-07-15
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

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