E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • The Semiotics of Movement in Space book cover

    The Semiotics of Movement in Space

    1st Edition

    By Robert James McMurtrie

    The Semiotics of Movement in Space explores how people move through buildings and interact with objects in space. Focusing on visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, McMurtrie analyses and interprets movement and space relations to highlight new developments and applications of…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • The Political Museum: Power, Conflict, and Identity in Cyprus book cover

    The Political Museum

    Power, Conflict, and Identity in Cyprus, 1st Edition

    By Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert, Alexandra Bounia

    This engaging volume reveals how politics permeates all facets of museum practice, particularly in regions of political conflict. In these settings, museums can be extraordinarily influential for shaping identity and collective memory and for peace building. Using key Cypriote archaeological,…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Heritage, Tourism, and Community

  • Museum Ethics in Practice book cover

    Museum Ethics in Practice

    1st Edition

    By Gary Edson

    This volume is a guide to the difficult ethical questions museums work entails. While promoting the value of ethical theory and practice in museums, Edson tackles several key controversies and also corrects a number of prevailing misconceptions about museum ethics, such as the difference between…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia: National Experiences and Practice book cover

    Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice, 1st Edition

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country-by-country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Island Landscapes: An Expression of European Culture book cover

    Island Landscapes

    An Expression of European Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gloria Pungetti

    Island Landscapes takes a critical look at the evolution of European islandscapes and seascapes to examine the conditions facing them in the twenty first century. Considering island landscapes as an expression of European culture, this book envisages future trends and presents clearly the need to…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork book cover

    Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    1st Edition

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    eBook – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Modern Russian Theater: A Literary and Cultural History: A Literary and Cultural History book cover

    The Modern Russian Theater: A Literary and Cultural History

    A Literary and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Rzhevsky

    This comprehensive and original survey of Russian theater in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first encompasses the major productions of directors such as Meyerhold, Stanislavsky, Tovostonogov, Dodin, and Liubimov that drew from Russian and world literature. It is based on a close analysis…

    eBook – 2016-09-16
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985): Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985)

    Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raphael Samuel, Ewan MacColl, Stuart Cosgrove

    First published in 1985, this book examines how workers theatre movements intended their performances to be activist — perceiving art as a weapon of struggle and enlightenment — and an emancipatory act. An introductory study relates left-wing theatre groupings to the cultural narratives of…

    eBook – 2016-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Sentient Relics: Museums and Cinematic Affect book cover

    Sentient Relics

    Museums and Cinematic Affect, 1st Edition

    By Janice Baker

    Sentient Relics explores museums through cinema and challenges the dominant focus of museum theory as an inclusion–exclusion debate. The author responds to the Enlightenment, ‘rational’ museum of reason contrasting this with the museum of affect and reveals these ‘two museums’ operating alongside…

    eBook – 2016-08-25
    Routledge

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation book cover

    Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    eBook – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

  • Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change book cover

    Curating the Future

    Museums, Communities and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin, Kirsten Wehner

    Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Museums work through exhibitions, events,…

    eBook – 2016-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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