E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Maritime Heritage in Crisis: Indigenous Landscapes and Global Ecological Breakdown book cover

    Maritime Heritage in Crisis

    Indigenous Landscapes and Global Ecological Breakdown, 1st Edition

    By Richard M. Hutchings

    Grounded in critical heritage studies and drawing on a Pacific Northwest Coast case study, Maritime Heritage in Crisis explores the causes and consequences of the contemporary destruction of Indigenous heritage sites in maritime settings. Maritime heritage landscapes are undergoing a period of…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Archaeology & Indigenous Peoples

  • Museums, Moralities and Human Rights book cover

    Museums, Moralities and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Richard Sandell

    This book explores how museums, galleries and heritage sites of all kinds, through the narratives they construct and publicly present, can shape the moral and political climate within which human rights are experienced. Through a series of richly-drawn cases, which focus on gender diversity and…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Heritage, Democracy and the Public: Nordic Approaches book cover

    Heritage, Democracy and the Public

    Nordic Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    What is the significance of heritage for how welfare is defined? What function does heritage have in the public realm and how is heritage becoming a resource for citizens to gain influence in society? Who and what defines the public debates and the politics about heritage? Is there a knowledge gap…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Religion and the American Experience: A Social and Cultural History, 1765-1996: A Social and Cultural History, 1765-1996 book cover

    Religion and the American Experience: A Social and Cultural History, 1765-1996

    A Social and Cultural History, 1765-1996, 1st Edition

    By Donald C. Swift

    Religion in the USA manifests itself in many forms and this book examines them, from religion in the early republic, to early African American religion, reform, nativism movements, and fundamentalism, up to the contemporary culture wars, in a study that spans almost 250 years.…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Wonderful Things: Byzantium through its Art: Papers from the 42nd Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, London, 20-22 March 2009 book cover

    Wonderful Things: Byzantium through its Art

    Papers from the 42nd Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, London, 20-22 March 2009, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz James, Antony Eastmond

    The essays collected in this book were delivered at the XLII Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, held in London in 2009 to accompany the exhibition Byzantium 330-1453, at the Royal Academy. The exhibition was one of the most ambitious and complex exhibitions ever mounted at the Royal Academy, as…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Art in the Time of Colony book cover

    Art in the Time of Colony

    1st Edition

    By Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll

    It is often assumed that the verbal and visual languages of Indigenous people had little influence upon the classification of scientific, legal, and artistic objects in the metropolises and museums of nineteenth-century colonial powers. However colonized locals did more than merely collect material…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums book cover

    Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums

    1st Edition

    By Graham Matthews, Yvonne Smith

    This important book assesses the current state of disaster management in archives, libraries and museums in the UK and around the world, and provides recommendations for addressing current and future threats. Following an introductory outline of the topic and terminology, the authors provide a…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • A Bibliography of Museum Studies book cover

    A Bibliography of Museum Studies

    11th Edition

    Edited by Simon J. Knell

    A comprehensive bibliographic reference for students and others wishing to investigate the contemporary literature on museums and collections. The references are systematically arranged into sections including collections management, communication and exhibitions, museum education, material…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • The British Consular Service in the Aegean and the Collection of Antiquities for the British Museum book cover

    The British Consular Service in the Aegean and the Collection of Antiquities for the British Museum

    1st Edition

    By Lucia Patrizio Gunning

    The book tells the story of how the British consular service in the Aegean, in the years of the British protectorate of the Ionian Islands (1815-1864) became an agency for the retrieval, excavation and collection of antiquities eventually destined for the British Museum. Exploring the historical,…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Culture, Heritage and Representation: Perspectives on Visuality and the Past book cover

    Culture, Heritage and Representation

    Perspectives on Visuality and the Past, 1st Edition

    By Steve Watson

    Edited by Emma Waterton

    The 'visual' has long played a crucial role in forming experiences, associations, expectations and understandings of heritage. Images convey meaning within a range of practices, including tourism, identity construction, the popularization of the past through a variety of media, and the…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture book cover

    Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Freestone, Marco Amati

    The evolution of city planning theory and practice in the first half of the twentieth century was captured and driven by a range of exhibitionary practices in a variety of settings globally, from international expos to local public halls. The agendas of the promoters varied, but exhibitions…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum book cover

    Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Barrett, Jacqueline Millner

    This unique book proposes a re-reading of the relationship between artists and the contemporary museum. In Australia in particular, the museum has played a significant role in the colonial project and this has generally been considered as the predominant mode of artists' engagement with such…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

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