E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • 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

  • 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

  • Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives: Current Practice and Future Developments book cover

    Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives

    Current Practice and Future Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Feather

    The preservation of library and archival materials can encompass everything from bookbinding and paper repair to new techniques for maintaining and exploiting digital text, sound or images. Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives brings together an international team of contributors…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • Managing Organisational Success in the Arts book cover

    Managing Organisational Success in the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Stevenson

    The creative and cultural industries are a dynamic and rapidly expanding field of enterprise. Yet all too often the dominant narrative about arts organisations is one of crisis, collapse, and closure. This edited collection seeks to challenge that narrative through pursuing a focus on…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Bodyscape: Art, modernity and the ideal figure book cover

    Bodyscape

    Art, modernity and the ideal figure, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Mirzoeff

    Western art has long sought to visualize the perfect body. Whether composed from fragments or derived from a single model, this ideal, straight, white body is now in crisis. But what will take its place? In Bodyscape, Nicholas Mirzoeff traces the roots of our current obsession with body images from…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Areas: Governance, Management and Policy book cover

    Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Areas

    Governance, Management and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Steve Brown

    Cultural and spiritual bonds with ‘nature’ are among the strongest motivators for nature conservation; yet they are seldom taken into account in the governance and management of protected and conserved areas. The starting point of this book is that to be sustainable, effective, and equitable,…

    eBook – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Saving Spaces: Historic Land Conservation in the United States book cover

    Saving Spaces

    Historic Land Conservation in the United States, 1st Edition

    By John H. Sprinkle, Jr.

    Saving Spaces offers an historical overview of the struggle to conserve both individual parcels of land and entire landscapes from destruction in the United States. John Sprinkle, Jr. identifies the ways in which the identification, evaluation, and stewardship of selected buildings and landscapes…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge

  • Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde book cover

    Event-Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical and political ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • World Heritage and Sustainable Development: New Directions in World Heritage Management book cover

    World Heritage and Sustainable Development

    New Directions in World Heritage Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bille Larsen, William Logan

    In 2015, the General Assembly of State Parties to the World Heritage Convention passed a ground-breaking Sustainable Development policy that seeks to bring the World Heritage system into line with the UN’s sustainable development agenda (UNESCO 2015). World Heritage and Sustainable Development…

    eBook – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Safeguarding Intangible Heritage: Practices and Politics book cover

    Safeguarding Intangible Heritage

    Practices and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natsuko Akagawa, Laurajane Smith

    The UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage came into force in 2006, framing the international and national practices and policies associated with intangible cultural heritage. This volume critically and reflexively examines these practices and policies, providing…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • The Future of Museum and Gallery Design: Purpose, Process, Perception book cover

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design

    Purpose, Process, Perception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne MacLeod, Tricia Austin, Jonathan Hale, Oscar Ho Hing-Kay

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design explores new research and practice in museum design. Placing a specific emphasis on social responsibility, in its broadest sense, the book emphasises the need for a greater understanding of the impact of museum design in the experiences of visitors, in the…

    eBook – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Emotion, Affective Practices, and the Past in the Present book cover

    Emotion, Affective Practices, and the Past in the Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurajane Smith, Margaret Wetherell, Gary Campbell

    Emotion, Affective Practices, and the Past in the Present is a response to debates in the humanities and social sciences about the use of emotion. This timely and unique book explores the ways emotion is embroiled and used in contemporary engagements with the past, particularly in contexts such as…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

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