E-books: Heritage Management & Conservation

  • Asian Heritage Management: Contexts, Concerns, and Prospects book cover

    Asian Heritage Management

    Contexts, Concerns, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kapila D. Silva, Neel Kamal Chapagain

    The prevalent global heritage discourse has been primarily Euro-centric in its origin, premise, and praxis. Diverse cultural, historical, and geographical contexts, such as that of Asia, call for more context-specific approaches to heritage management. This book explores this complexity of managing…

    eBook – 2013-03-05
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • The Science For Conservators Series: Volume 3: Adhesives and Coatings book cover

    The Science For Conservators Series

    Volume 3: Adhesives and Coatings, 2nd Edition

    By Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission

    For more than ten years, the Science for Conservators Series have been the key basic texts for conservators throughout the world. Scientific concepts are basic ot the conservation of artefacts of every type, yet many conservators have little or no scientific training. These introductory volumes…

    eBook – 2013-03-05
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Conservation of Easel Paintings book cover

    Conservation of Easel Paintings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce Hill Stoner, Rebecca Rushfield

    Conservation of Easel Paintings is the first comprehensive text on the history, philosophy, and methods of treatment of easel paintings that combines both theory with practice. With contributions from an international group of experts and interviews with important artists, this volume provides an…

    eBook – 2013-02-15
    Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

  • Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Key Principles and Approaches book cover

    Conservation of Cultural Heritage

    Key Principles and Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Hanna M. Szczepanowska

    Conservation of Cultural Heritage covers the methods and practices needed for future museum professionals who will be working in various capacities with museum collections and artifacts. It also assists current professionals in understanding the complex decision-making processes that face…

    eBook – 2013-02-15

  • Managing Historic Sites and Buildings: Reconciling Presentation and Preservation book cover

    Managing Historic Sites and Buildings

    Reconciling Presentation and Preservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Baker, Gill Chitty

    Managing Historic Sites and Buildings looks at the choices and the tensions that exist in conservation and interpretation of the heritage. Preservation and presentation are central activities, arguably means and ends in the conservation of the historic environment. But are they self-reinforcing or…

    eBook – 2013-02-01
    Issues in Heritage Management

  • Post Critical Museology: Theory and Practice in the Art Museum book cover

    Post Critical Museology

    Theory and Practice in the Art Museum, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Dewdney, David Dibosa, Victoria Walsh

    Post-Critical Museology considers what the role of the public and the experience of audiences means to the everyday work of the art museum. It does this from the perspectives of the art museum itself as well as from the visitors it seeks. Through the analysis of material gathered from a major…

    eBook – 2013-01-25

  • The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Smith, Greg Richards

    The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies in this field of Tourism. It brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and…

    eBook – 2013-01-17

  • The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation: Antiquity to Modernity book cover

    The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation

    Antiquity to Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Miles Glendinning

    Winner of the 2016 Antoinette Forrester Downing Award presented by the Society of Architectural Historians. In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings form a prominent part of the built environment, and we often take it for granted that their contribution is…

    eBook – 2013-01-17

  • Corporate Responsibility for Cultural Heritage: Conservation, Sustainable Development, and Corporate Reputation book cover

    Corporate Responsibility for Cultural Heritage

    Conservation, Sustainable Development, and Corporate Reputation, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Starr

    This book examines the relationship between two divergent fields – corporate activity and heritage conservation – linking the financing of conservation and its benefits with the corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals of the private sector. Through discussion of physical conservation, benefits…

    eBook – 2013-01-17
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Collecting in a Consumer Society book cover

    Collecting in a Consumer Society

    1st Edition

    By Russell W. Belk

    This groundbreaking book examines the relationship between the development of the consumer society and the rise of collecting by individuals and institutions. Rusell Belk considers how and why people collect, as individuals, corporations and museums, and the impact this collecting has on…

    eBook – 2013-01-11
    Collecting Cultures

  • A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting book cover

    A Practical Guide to Costume Mounting

    1st Edition

    By Lara Flecker

    The effective preparation of garments for display is essential for exhibitions of contemporary and historical dress. Costumes not only need to be visually appealing but also fully supported and historically accurate. This book provides a comprehensive guide to mounting costumes from the eighteenth…

    eBook – 2013-01-11

  • US Cultural Diplomacy and Archaeology: Soft Power, Hard Heritage book cover

    US Cultural Diplomacy and Archaeology

    Soft Power, Hard Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Christina Luke, Morag Kersel

    Archaeology’s links to international relations are well known: launching and sustaining international expeditions requires the honed diplomatic skills of ambassadors. U.S. foreign policy depends on archaeologists to foster mutual understanding, mend fences, and build bridges. This book explores how…

    eBook – 2013-01-04
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

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