E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Ghosts, Landscapes and Social Memory book cover

    Ghosts, Landscapes and Social Memory

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book is a groundbreaking attempt to rethink the landscapes of the social world and historical practice by theorising ‘social haunting’: the ways in which the social forms, figures, phantasms and ghosts of the past become present to us time and time again. Examining the relationship between…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Museums in the Second World War: Curators, Culture and Change book cover

    Museums in the Second World War

    Curators, Culture and Change, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Pearson

    Edited by Suzanne Keene

    Exploring the role of museums, galleries and curators during the upheaval of the Second World War, this book challenges the accepted view of a hiatus in museum services during the conflict and its immediate aftermath. Instead it argues that new thinking in the 1930s was realised in a number of…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Political Afterlife of Sites of Monumental Destruction: Reconstructing Affect in Mostar and New York book cover

    The Political Afterlife of Sites of Monumental Destruction

    Reconstructing Affect in Mostar and New York, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Connor

    What happens when a monumental thing is physically destroyed? Is its "life" as a socially significant, presencing thing at an end? Or might the process of destruction work to enhance its symbolic force, mediating work and presencing power? In this book Andrea Connor traces the ‘afterlife’ of two…

    eBook – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Exhibiting Craft and Design: Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–Present book cover

    Exhibiting Craft and Design

    Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alla Myzelev

    Exhibiting Craft and Design: Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–present investigates the ways that craft and design objects were collected, displayed, and interpreted throughout the second half of the twentieth century and in recent years. The case studies discussed in this volume…

    eBook – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • Art and the City: Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape book cover

    Art and the City

    Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Luger, Julie Ren

    Artistic practices have long been disturbing the relationships between art and space. They have challenged the boundaries of performer/spectator, of public/private, introduced intervention and installation, ephemerality and performance, and constantly sought out new modes of distressing…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • The Heritage Tourist Experience: Critical Essays, Volume Two book cover

    The Heritage Tourist Experience

    Critical Essays, Volume Two, 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 – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays in Tourism, Heritage and Culture

  • The Political Nature of Cultural Heritage and Tourism: Critical Essays, Volume Three book cover

    The Political Nature of Cultural Heritage and Tourism

    Critical Essays, Volume Three, 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 – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays in Tourism, Heritage and Culture

  • Setting Agendas in Cultural Markets: Organizations, Creators, Experiences book cover

    Setting Agendas in Cultural Markets

    Organizations, Creators, Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Philemon Bantimaroudis

    This book draws on agenda setting theory to examine how cultural organizations relate to media in order to increase their visibility, valence, and eventually build their public image. Most organizations have a keen interest in their symbolic presence, as their media visibility influences public…

    eBook – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Time Frames: Conservation Policies for Twentieth-Century Architectural Heritage book cover

    Time Frames

    Conservation Policies for Twentieth-Century Architectural Heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ugo Carughi, Massimo Visone

    Time Frames provides a reconnaissance on the conservation rules and current protection policies of more than 100 countries, with particular attention to the emerging nations and twentieth-century architecture. The contributions illustrate the critical issues related to architectural listings, with…

    eBook – 2017-04-28
    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

  • The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials: Spectacles of Critique, Theory and Art book cover

    The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials

    Spectacles of Critique, Theory and Art, 1st Edition

    By Panos Kompatsiaris

    Contemporary art biennials are sites of prestige, innovation and experimentation, where the category of art is meant to be in perpetual motion, rearranged and redefined, opening itself to the world and its contradictions. They are sites of a seemingly peaceful cohabitation between the elitist and…

    eBook – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Art, Gender and Religious Devotion in Grand Ducal Tuscany book cover

    Art, Gender and Religious Devotion in Grand Ducal Tuscany

    1st Edition

    By Alice E. Sanger

    Art, Gender and Religious Devotion in Grand Ducal Tuscany focuses on the intersection of the visual and the sacred at the Medici court of the later sixteenth to early seventeenth centuries in relation to issues of gender. Through a series of case studies carefully chosen to highlight key roles…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

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