E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology: Expert Curation at the Museums of the Smithsonian Institution book cover

    Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology

    Expert Curation at the Museums of the Smithsonian Institution, 1st Edition

    By Petrina Foti

    Computer technology has transformed modern society, yet curators wishing to reflect those changes face difficult challenges in terms of both collecting and exhibiting. Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology examines how curators at the history and technology museums of the Smithsonian…

    eBook – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Afterlife of the Leiden Anatomical Collections: Hands On, Hands Off book cover

    The Afterlife of the Leiden Anatomical Collections

    Hands On, Hands Off, 1st Edition

    By Hieke Huistra

    The Afterlife of the Leiden Anatomical Collections starts where most stories end: after death. It tells the story of thousands of body parts kept in bottles and boxes in nineteenth-century Leiden – a story featuring a struggling medical student, more than one disappointed anatomist, a monstrous…

    eBook – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives: Current Practice and Future Developments book cover

    Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives

    Current Practice and Future Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Feather

    The preservation of library and archival materials can encompass everything from bookbinding and paper repair to new techniques for maintaining and exploiting digital text, sound or images. Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives brings together an international team of contributors…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge

  • The Contemporary Museum: Shaping Museums for the Global Now book cover

    The Contemporary Museum

    Shaping Museums for the Global Now, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Knell

    The Contemporary Museum issues a challenge to those who view the museum as an artefact of history, constrained in its outlook as much by professional, institutional and disciplinary creed, as by the collections it accumulated in the distant past. Denying that the museum can locate its purpose in…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Managing Organisational Success in the Arts book cover

    Managing Organisational Success in the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Stevenson

    The creative and cultural industries are a dynamic and rapidly expanding field of enterprise. Yet all too often the dominant narrative about arts organisations is one of crisis, collapse, and closure. This edited collection seeks to challenge that narrative through pursuing a focus on…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Memory and Cultural Landscape at the Khami World Heritage Site, Zimbabwe: An Un-inherited Past book cover

    Memory and Cultural Landscape at the Khami World Heritage Site, Zimbabwe

    An Un-inherited Past, 1st Edition

    By Ashton Sinamai

    This book focuses on a forgotten place—the Khami World Heritage site in Zimbabwe. It examines how professionally ascribed values and conservation priorities affect the cultural landscape when there is a disjuncture between local community and national interests, and explores the epistemic violence…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Archaeology & Indigenous Peoples

  • The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition: Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London book cover

    The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition

    Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Wasensteiner

    This book represents the first study dedicated to Twentieth Century German Art, the 1938 London exhibition that was the largest international response to the cultural policies of National Socialist Germany and the infamous Munich exhibition Degenerate Art. Provenance research into the…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Bodyscape: Art, modernity and the ideal figure book cover

    Bodyscape

    Art, modernity and the ideal figure, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Mirzoeff

    Western art has long sought to visualize the perfect body. Whether composed from fragments or derived from a single model, this ideal, straight, white body is now in crisis. But what will take its place? In Bodyscape, Nicholas Mirzoeff traces the roots of our current obsession with body images from…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • A Museum Studies Approach to Heritage book cover

    A Museum Studies Approach to Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila Watson, Amy Jane Barnes, Katy Bunning

    Heritage’s revival as a respected academic subject has, in part, resulted from an increased awareness and understanding of indigenous rights and non-Western philosophies and practices, and a growing respect for the intangible. Heritage has, thus far, focused on management, tourism and the…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture: 1700-2014 book cover

    A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture

    1700-2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alla Aronova, Alexander Ortenberg

    This collection of thirteen vignettes addresses several important episodes in the history of Russian temporary architecture and public art, from the royal festivals during the times of Peter the Great up to the recent venues including the Sochi Winter Olympics. The forms and the circumstances…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Creative Placemaking: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Creative Placemaking

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cara Courage, Anita McKeown

    This book makes a significant contribution to the history of placemaking, presenting grassroots to top-down practices and socially engaged, situated artistic practices and artsled spatial inquiry that go beyond instrumentalising the arts for development. The book brings together a range of scholars…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Collecting the Past: British Collectors and their Collections from the 18th to the 20th Centuries book cover

    Collecting the Past

    British Collectors and their Collections from the 18th to the 20th Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toby Burrows, Cynthia Johnston

    Today’s libraries and museums are heavily indebted to the passions and obsessions of numerous individual collectors who devoted their lives to amassing collections of books, manuscripts, artworks, and other culturally significant objects. Collecting the Past brings together the latest research on a…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge

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