E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • 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

  • Representing the Nation: Heritage, Museums, National Narratives, and Identity in the Arab Gulf States book cover

    Representing the Nation

    Heritage, Museums, National Narratives, and Identity in the Arab Gulf States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Erskine-Loftus, Mariam Ibrahim Al-Mulla, Victoria Hightower

    The 1970s saw the emergence and subsequent proliferation across the Arabian Peninsula of ‘national museums’, institutions aimed at creating social cohesion and affiliation to the state within a disparate population. Representing the Nation examines the wide-ranging use of exhibitionary forms of…

    eBook – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Oceania and the Victorian Imagination: Where All Things Are Possible book cover

    Oceania and the Victorian Imagination

    Where All Things Are Possible, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Hoffenberg

    Edited by Richard D. Fulton

    Oceania, or the South Pacific, loomed large in the Victorian popular imagination. It was a world that interested the Victorians for many reasons, all of which suggested to them that everything was possible there. This collection of essays focuses on Oceania’s impact on Victorian culture, most…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World book cover

    Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Tourism and the Creative Industries: Theories, policies and practice book cover

    Tourism and the Creative Industries

    Theories, policies and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Long, Nigel D. Morpeth

    This book focuses on the theoretical, policy and practice linkages and disjunctures between tourism and the creative industries. There are clear and strong intersections between the sectors, for example in the development and application of new and emerging media in tourism; festivals and cultural…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Memory, Place and Identity: Commemoration and remembrance of war and conflict book cover

    Memory, Place and Identity

    Commemoration and remembrance of war and conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, Emma Waterton

    This book bridges theoretical gaps that exist between the meta-concepts of memory, place and identity by positioning its lens on the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of war and conflict. This book examines how diverse publics relate to their wartime histories through…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Contested Memoryscapes: The Politics of Second World War Commemoration in Singapore book cover

    Contested Memoryscapes

    The Politics of Second World War Commemoration in Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Hamzah Muzaini, Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    This book sets itself apart from much of the burgeoning literature on war commemoration within human geography and the social sciences more generally by analysing how the Second World War (1941–45) is remembered within Singapore, unique for its potential to shed light on the manifold politics…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Persistent Ruskin: Studies in Influence, Assimilation and Effect book cover

    Persistent Ruskin

    Studies in Influence, Assimilation and Effect, 1st Edition

    By Keith Hanley

    Edited by Brian Maidment

    Examining the wide-ranging implications of Ruskin's engagement with his contemporaries and followers, this collection is organized around three related themes: Ruskin's intellectual legacy and the extent to which its address to working men and women and children was realised in practice; Ruskin's…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Performing Nordic Heritage: Everyday Practices and Institutional Culture book cover

    Performing Nordic Heritage

    Everyday Practices and Institutional Culture, 1st Edition

    By Lizette Gradén

    Edited by Peter Aronsson

    The performance of heritage takes place in prestigious institutions such as museums and archives, in officially sanctioned spaces such as jubilees and public monuments, but also in more mundane, ephemeral and banal cultural practices, such as naming of phenomena, viewing exhibitions or walking in…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    The Nordic Experience

  • Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention book cover

    Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention

    1st Edition

    By Christina Cameron, Mechtild Rössler

    In 1972, UNESCO put in place the World Heritage Convention, a highly successful international treaty that influences heritage activity in virtually every country in the world. Focusing on the Convention's creation and early implementation, this book examines the World Heritage system and its global…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Curious Lessons in the Museum: The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions book cover

    Curious Lessons in the Museum

    The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions, 1st Edition

    By Claire Robins

    Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the distinct contributions that twentieth and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation practices. There are fewer still that recognise the…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage: Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe book cover

    Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage

    Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging challenges of social inclusion and cultural dialogue, hybrid…

    eBook – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

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