E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Advertising and Public Memory: Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs book cover

    Advertising and Public Memory

    Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Schutt, Sam Roberts, Leanne White

    This is the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects on the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as ‘ghost signs’). Contributors to this volume examine the complex relationships between the signs and those who…

    eBook – 2016-08-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Dark Tourism: Practice and interpretation book cover

    Dark Tourism

    Practice and interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Hooper, John J. Lennon

    Dark Tourism, as well as other terms such as Thanatourism and Grief Tourism, has been much discussed in the past two decades. This volume provides a comprehensive exploration of the subject from the point of view of both practice - how Dark Tourism is performed, what practical and physical…

    eBook – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Museums, Ethics and Cultural Heritage book cover

    Museums, Ethics and Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by ICOM

    This volume provides an unparalleled exploration of ethics and museum practice, considering the controversies and debates which surround key issues such as provenance, ownership, cultural identity, environmental sustainability and social engagement. Using a variety of case studies which reflect the…

    eBook – 2016-07-07
    Routledge

  • Jung's Wandering Archetype: Race and religion in analytical psychology book cover

    Jung's Wandering Archetype

    Race and religion in analytical psychology, 1st Edition

    By Carrie B. Dohe

    Is the Germanic god Wotan (Odin) really an archaic archetype of the Spirit? Was the Third Reich at first a collective individuation process? After Friedrich Nietzsche heralded the "death of God," might the divine have been reborn as a collective form of self-redemption on German soil and in the…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Affect and Emotion: Politics, practices and infrastructures book cover

    Heritage, Affect and Emotion

    Politics, practices and infrastructures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Divya P. Tolia-Kelly, Emma Waterton, Steve Watson

    Heritage and its economies are driven by affective politics and consolidated through emotions such as pride, awe, joy and pain. In the humanities and social sciences, there is a widespread acknowledgement of the limits not only of language and subjectivity, but also of visuality and representation.…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Heritage, Emotion and Affect

  • Wall Memorials and Heritage: The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie book cover

    Wall Memorials and Heritage

    The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie, 1st Edition

    By Sybille Frank

    Analysing the transformation of Berlin’s former Allied border control point, "Checkpoint Charlie," into a global heritage industry, this volume provides an introduction to, and a theoretically informed structuring of, the interdisciplinary international heritage debate. This crucial case study…

    eBook – 2016-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Community Archaeology and Heritage in Africa: Decolonizing Practice book cover

    Community Archaeology and Heritage in Africa

    Decolonizing Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter R. Schmidt, Innocent Pikirayi

    This volume provides new insights into the distinctive contributions that community archaeology and heritage make to the decolonization of archaeological practice. Using innovative approaches, the contributors explore important initiatives which have protected and revitalized local heritage,…

    eBook – 2016-06-17
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Clay and Museum Culture book cover

    Contemporary Clay and Museum Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christie Brown, Julian Stair, Clare Twomey

    This groundbreaking book is the first to provide a critical overview of the relationship between contemporary ceramics and curatorial practice in museum culture. Ceramic objects form a major part of museum collections, with connections to anthropology, archaeology and other disciplines that…

    eBook – 2016-06-17
    Routledge

  • Creativity in Museum Practice book cover

    Creativity in Museum Practice

    1st Edition

    By Linda Norris, Rainey Tisdale

    With this book, museum professionals can learn how to unleash creative potential throughout their institution. Drawing from a wide range of research on creativity as well as insights from today’s most creative museum leaders, the authors present a set of practical principles about how museum…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Objects of Experience: Transforming Visitor-Object Encounters in Museums book cover

    The Objects of Experience

    Transforming Visitor-Object Encounters in Museums, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Wood, Kiersten F Latham

    What if museums could harness the emotional and intellectual connections people have to personal and everyday objects to create richer visitor experiences? In this book, Elizabeth Wood and Kiersten Latham present the Object Knowledge Framework, a tool for using objects to connect museum visitors to…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • What Objects Mean: An Introduction to Material Culture book cover

    What Objects Mean

    An Introduction to Material Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Arthur Asa Berger

    Arthur Asa Berger, author of an array of texts in communication, popular culture, and social theory, is back with the second edition of his popular, user-friendly guide for students who want to understand the social meanings of objects. In this broadly interdisciplinary text, Berger takes the…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Cultural Property and Contested Ownership: The trafficking of artefacts and the quest for restitution book cover

    Cultural Property and Contested Ownership

    The trafficking of artefacts and the quest for restitution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin, Lyndel V. Prott

    Against the backdrop of international conventions and their implementation, Cultural Property and Contested Ownership explores how highly-valued cultural goods are traded and negotiated among diverging parties and their interests. Cultural artefacts, such as those kept and trafficked between art…

    eBook – 2016-06-10
    Routledge

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