E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Dating Buildings and Landscapes with Tree-Ring Analysis: An Introduction with Case Studies book cover

    Dating Buildings and Landscapes with Tree-Ring Analysis

    An Introduction with Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Darrin L. Rubino, Christopher Baas

    This book presents guidance, theory, methodologies, and case studies for analyzing tree rings to accurately date and interpret historic buildings and landscapes. Written by two long-time practitioners in the field of dendrochronology, the research is grounded in the fieldwork data of approximately…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Natural Stone and World Heritage: Salamanca (Spain) book cover

    Natural Stone and World Heritage: Salamanca (Spain)

    1st Edition

    By Dolores Pereira

    Heritage stones are those stones that have been used for many years, even centuries, to build the historic buildings and monuments of places around the world. Some of these stones are still being used for construction, but others are no longer used, either because quarries were exhausted or closed…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    CRC Press
    Natural Stone and World Heritage

  • 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

  • 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

  • Museum Basics: The International Handbook book cover

    Museum Basics

    The International Handbook, 4th Edition

    By Timothy Ambrose, Crispin Paine

    This fourth edition of Museum Basics has been produced for use in the many museums worldwide that operate with few professional staff and limited resources. The fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the many changes that have taken place in museums around the world over the last six…

    eBook – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics book cover

    Museum and Gallery Studies

    The Basics, 1st Edition

    By Rhiannon Mason, Alistair Robinson, Emma Coffield

    Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics is an accessible guide for the student approaching Museum and Gallery Studies for the first time. Taking a global view, it covers the key ideas, approaches and contentious issues in the field. Balancing theory and practice, the book address important questions…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • A History of Architectural Conservation book cover

    A History of Architectural Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Jukka Jokilehto

    The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition…

    eBook – 2017-10-20
    Routledge

  • Teaching History with Museums: Strategies for K-12 Social Studies book cover

    Teaching History with Museums

    Strategies for K-12 Social Studies, 2nd Edition

    By Alan S. Marcus, Jeremy D. Stoddard, Walter W. Woodward

    Teaching History with Museums, Second Edition provides an introduction and overview of the rich pedagogical power of museums and historic sites. With a collection of practical strategies and case studies, the authors provide educators with the tools needed to create successful learning…

    eBook – 2017-04-07
    Routledge

  • Managing Heritage and Cultural Tourism Resources: Critical Essays, Volume One book cover

    Managing Heritage and Cultural Tourism Resources

    Critical Essays, Volume One, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    This three volume reference series provides an authoritative and comprehensive set of volumes collecting together the most influential articles and papers on tourism, heritage and culture. The papers have been selected and introduced by Dallen Timothy, one of the leading international scholars in…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays in Tourism, Heritage and Culture

  • The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Richardson, Tara Hamling, David Gaimster

    The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe marks the arrival of early modern material culture studies as a vibrant, fully-established field of multi-disciplinary research. The volume provides a rounded, accessible collection of work on the nature and significance of…

    eBook – 2016-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Sculpture Collections in Early Modern Spain book cover

    Sculpture Collections in Early Modern Spain

    1st Edition

    By Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio, Rosario Coppel

    In the past decade, there has been a surge of Anglophone scholarship regarding Spain in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, which has led to a reframing of the discourses around Spanish culture of this period. Despite this new interest-in which painting, in particular, has been singled out for…

    eBook – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • Cultural Tourism book cover

    Cultural Tourism

    2nd Edition

    By Hilary Du Cros, Bob McKercher

    Cultural Tourism remains the only book to bridge the gap between cultural tourism and cultural and heritage management.  The first edition illustrated how heritage and tourism goals can be integrated in a management and marketing framework to produce sustainable cultural tourism. The current…

    eBook – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

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