E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • 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

  • Cabinets for the Curious: Looking Back at Early English Museums book cover

    Cabinets for the Curious

    Looking Back at Early English Museums, 1st Edition

    By Ken Arnold

    The last few years has, within museums, witnessed nothing short of a revolution. Worried that the very institution was itself in danger of becoming a dusty, forgotten, culturally irrelevant exhibit, vigorous efforts have been made to reshape the museum mission. Fearing that history was coming to be…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Collecting

  • Museums and the Future of Collecting book cover

    Museums and the Future of Collecting

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Simon J. Knell

    Collecting is a key function of museums. Its apparent simplicity belies a complexity of questions and issues which make all collecting imprecise and unrepresentative. This book exposes the many meanings of collections, the different perspectives taken by different cultures, and the institutional…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Routledge

  • Culture and Class in English Public Museums, 1850-1914 book cover

    Culture and Class in English Public Museums, 1850-1914

    1st Edition

    By Kate Hill

    The nineteenth century witnessed a flowering of museums in towns and cities across Britain. As well as providing a focus for collections of artifacts and a place of educational recreation, this work argues that municipal museums had a further, social role. In a situation of rapid urban growth,…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Historical Urban Studies Series

  • Luxury and Legitimation: Royal Collecting in Ancient Mesopotamia book cover

    Luxury and Legitimation

    Royal Collecting in Ancient Mesopotamia, 1st Edition

    By Allison Karmel Thomason

    Utilizing a variety of ancient sources, including cuneiform texts, images and archaeological finds, Luxury and Legitimation explores how the collecting of luxury objects contributed to the formation of royal identity in one of the world's oldest civilizations, ancient Mesopotamia (modern Iraq).…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Collecting

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