E-books: Heritage Management & Conservation

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Cultural Property Security: Protecting Museums, Historic Sites, Archives, and Libraries book cover

    Cultural Property Security

    Protecting Museums, Historic Sites, Archives, and Libraries, 1st Edition

    By Daniel J. Benny

    The protection and security of cultural properties is of primary concern to the thousands of federal, state, county, city, and private institutions entrusted with housing and displaying our national heritage and history of our society. Cultural property security is of global importance as well,…

    eBook – 2012-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage book cover

    Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Carla Pascoe

    Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage explores how the everyday experiences of children, and their imaginative and creative worlds, are collected, interpreted and displayed in museums and on monuments, and represented through objects and cultural lore. Young people constitute up to half the…

    eBook – 2012-12-12
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Marketing the Museum book cover

    Marketing the Museum

    1st Edition

    By Fiona Mclean

    Marketing the Museum is the ideal guide to the ways in which museums can overcome the numerous hurdles on the route to truly achieving a marketing orientation. The history of the museum is one of shifting purposes and changing ideals and this volume asks if it is possible to define the 'product'…

    eBook – 2012-12-06
    Routledge
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum book cover

    Colonialism and the Object

    Empire, Material Culture and the Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Barringer, Tom Flynn

    Drawing together an international group of scholars from a variety of disciplinary and cultural backgrounds, Colonialism and the Object explores the impact of colonial contact with other cultures on the material culture of both the colonized and the imperial nation. The book includes intensive…

    eBook – 2012-12-06
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture book cover

    Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliette Fritsch

    Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture publishes the proceedings of the first annual Sackler Centre for Arts Education conference at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London. The conference launched the annual series by addressing the question of how gallery interpretation…

    eBook – 2012-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Making Representations: Museums in the Post-Colonial Era book cover

    Making Representations

    Museums in the Post-Colonial Era, 1st Edition

    By Moira G. Simpson

    Drawing upon material from Britain, Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand, Making Representations explores the ways in which museums and anthropologists are responding to pressures in the field by developing new policies and practices, and forging new relationships with communities.…

    eBook – 2012-12-06
    Routledge
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Towards the Museum of the Future: New European Perspectives book cover

    Towards the Museum of the Future

    New European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Miles, Lauro Zavala

    Towards the Museum of the Future explores, through a series of authoritative essays, some of the major developments in European museums as they struggle to adapt in a rapidly changing world. It embraces a wide range of European countries, all types of museums and exhibitions and the needs of…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Routledge
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Conservation Skills: Judgement, Method and Decision Making book cover

    Conservation Skills

    Judgement, Method and Decision Making, 1st Edition

    By Chris Caple

    Conservation Skills provides an overview of the issues facing conservators of historic and artistic works. It not only describes the nature of conservation but also provides an ethical framework to which the conservation of objects can be related. Drawing on case studies of well-known objects such…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Routledge

  • The Engaging Museum: Developing Museums for Visitor Involvement book cover

    The Engaging Museum

    Developing Museums for Visitor Involvement, 1st Edition

    By Graham Black

    This very practical book guides museums on how to create the highest quality experience possible for their visitors. Creating an environment that supports visitor engagement with collections means examining every stage of the visit, from the initial impetus to go to a particular institution, to…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Routledge
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Industrial Archaeology: Principles and Practice book cover

    Industrial Archaeology

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Neaverson, Marilyn Palmer

    Industrial Archaeology uses the techniques of mainstream archaeological excavation, analysis and interpretation to present an enlightening picture of industrial society. Technology and heritage have, until recently, been the focal points of study in industrialization. Industrial Archaeology sets…

    eBook – 2012-10-12
    Routledge

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