E-books: Heritage Management & Conservation

  • Historical Archaeology and Heritage in the Middle East book cover

    Historical Archaeology and Heritage in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Young

    Landlord villages dominated Iranian land tenure for hundreds of years, whereby one powerful landlord owned the village structures, surrounding farmland, and to all intents and purposes, the village occupants themselves, a system that in some cases remained in place up to the 1979 Islamic Revolution…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Museum Activism book cover

    Museum Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert R. Janes, Richard Sandell

    Only a decade ago, the notion that museums, galleries and heritage organisations might engage in activist practice, with explicit intent to act upon inequalities, injustices and environmental crises, was met with scepticism and often derision. Seeking to purposefully bring about social change was…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Equity in Heritage Conservation: The Case of Ahmedabad, India book cover

    Equity in Heritage Conservation

    The Case of Ahmedabad, India, 1st Edition

    By Jigna Desai

    Recognised by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as a measure to make cities inclusive, safe and resilient, conservation of natural and cultural heritage has become an increasingly important issue across the globe. The equity principle of sustainable development necessitates that citizens hold…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Museums as Cultures of Copies: The Crafting of Artefacts and Authenticity book cover

    Museums as Cultures of Copies

    The Crafting of Artefacts and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brita Brenna, Hans Dam Christensen, Olav Hamran

    Few institutions are warier of copies than museums. Few fields of knowledge are more prone to denounce copies as fake than the heritage field. Few discourses are as concerned with authenticity, aura, originals and provenance as those concerning exhibiting and collecting. So why is it that these are…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Cultural Heritage book cover

    Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana Campelo, Laura Reynolds, Adam Lindgreen, Michael Beverland

    Cultural Heritage is a systematic, interdisciplinary examination of cultural heritage, which provides an up-to-date view of the field by drawing on various disciplines. The book offers a thorough, structured review of extant literature on heritage in tourism and pertinent challenges for cultural…

    eBook – 2018-11-15
    Routledge

  • Sharing Authority in the Museum: Distributed objects, reassembled relationships book cover

    Sharing Authority in the Museum

    Distributed objects, reassembled relationships, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Horwood

    Sharing Authority in the Museum provides a detailed and fully contextualised study of a heritage assemblage over time, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Focussing on Māori objects, predominantly originating from the Ngā Paerangi tribe, housed in Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, the…

    eBook – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology: Expert Curation at the Museums of the Smithsonian Institution book cover

    Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology

    Expert Curation at the Museums of the Smithsonian Institution, 1st Edition

    By Petrina Foti

    Computer technology has transformed modern society, yet curators wishing to reflect those changes face difficult challenges in terms of both collecting and exhibiting. Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology examines how curators at the history and technology museums of the Smithsonian…

    eBook – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Contemporary Museum: Shaping Museums for the Global Now book cover

    The Contemporary Museum

    Shaping Museums for the Global Now, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Knell

    The Contemporary Museum issues a challenge to those who view the museum as an artefact of history, constrained in its outlook as much by professional, institutional and disciplinary creed, as by the collections it accumulated in the distant past. Denying that the museum can locate its purpose in…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Memory and Cultural Landscape at the Khami World Heritage Site, Zimbabwe: An Un-inherited Past book cover

    Memory and Cultural Landscape at the Khami World Heritage Site, Zimbabwe

    An Un-inherited Past, 1st Edition

    By Ashton Sinamai

    This book focuses on a forgotten place—the Khami World Heritage site in Zimbabwe. It examines how professionally ascribed values and conservation priorities affect the cultural landscape when there is a disjuncture between local community and national interests, and explores the epistemic violence…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Archaeology & Indigenous Peoples

  • The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition: Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London book cover

    The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition

    Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Wasensteiner

    This book represents the first study dedicated to Twentieth Century German Art, the 1938 London exhibition that was the largest international response to the cultural policies of National Socialist Germany and the infamous Munich exhibition Degenerate Art. Provenance research into the…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • A Museum Studies Approach to Heritage book cover

    A Museum Studies Approach to Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila Watson, Amy Jane Barnes, Katy Bunning

    Heritage’s revival as a respected academic subject has, in part, resulted from an increased awareness and understanding of indigenous rights and non-Western philosophies and practices, and a growing respect for the intangible. Heritage has, thus far, focused on management, tourism and the…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Collecting the Past: British Collectors and their Collections from the 18th to the 20th Centuries book cover

    Collecting the Past

    British Collectors and their Collections from the 18th to the 20th Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toby Burrows, Cynthia Johnston

    Today’s libraries and museums are heavily indebted to the passions and obsessions of numerous individual collectors who devoted their lives to amassing collections of books, manuscripts, artworks, and other culturally significant objects. Collecting the Past brings together the latest research on a…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

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