E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Learning at the Museum Frontiers: Identity, Race and Power book cover

    Learning at the Museum Frontiers

    Identity, Race and Power, 1st Edition

    By Viv Golding

    In Learning at the Museum Frontiers, Viv Golding argues that the museum has the potential to function as a frontier - a zone where learning is created, new identities are forged and new connections made between disparate groups and their own histories. She draws on a range of theoretical…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Migrating Heritage: Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe book cover

    Migrating Heritage

    Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    Bringing together an international forum of experts, this book looks at how museums, libraries and further public cultural institutions respond to the effects of globalisation, mobility and migration across Europe. It puts forward examples of innovative practice and policies that reflect these…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Heritage from Below book cover

    Heritage from Below

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iain J.M. Robertson

    Research into the ways in which the past is constructed and consumed in the present is now reaching a mature stage. This maturity derives from the general acceptance that heritage as a social and cultural construct is closely connected to the making and maintaining of identity at all spatial…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula: Debates, Discourses and Practices book cover

    Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula

    Debates, Discourses and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Karen Exell, Trinidad Rico

    Heritage projects in the Arabian Peninsula are developing rapidly. Museums and heritage sites are symbols of shifting national identities, and a way of placing the Arabian Peninsula states on the international map. Global, i.e. Western, heritage standards and practices have been utilised for the…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain book cover

    Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Ross J. Wilson

    As the hundredth anniversary approaches, it is timely to reflect not only upon the Great War itself and on the memorials which were erected to ensure it did not slip from national consciousness, but also to reflect upon its rich and substantial cultural legacy. This book examines the heritage of…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage book cover

    Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mia Ridge

    Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Popular Music and the State in the UK: Culture, Trade or Industry? book cover

    Popular Music and the State in the UK

    Culture, Trade or Industry?, 1st Edition

    By Martin Cloonan

    In an era of the rise of the free market and economic globalization, Martin Cloonan examines why politicians and policymakers in the UK have sought to intervene in popular music - a field that has often been held up as the epitome of the free market form. Cloonan traces the development of…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Museums, Health and Well-Being book cover

    Museums, Health and Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Helen Chatterjee, Guy Noble

    The role of museums in enhancing well-being and improving health through social intervention is one of the foremost topics of importance in the museums sector today. With an aging population and emerging policies on the social responsibilities of museums, the sector is facing an unprecedented…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Museums and Public Value: Creating Sustainable Futures book cover

    Museums and Public Value

    Creating Sustainable Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol A. Scott

    Public Value speaks to our time - to the role that museums can play in creating civil societies, to the challenges involved in using limited assets strategically, to the demand for results that make a difference and to the imperative that we build the kind of engagement that sustains our futures.…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Losing Site: Architecture, Memory and Place book cover

    Losing Site

    Architecture, Memory and Place, 1st Edition

    By Shelley Hornstein

    As Ruskin suggests in his Seven Lamps of Architecture: "We may live without [architecture], and worship without her, but we cannot remember without her." We remember best when we experience an event in a place. But what happens when we leave that place, or that place no longer exists? This book…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration book cover

    Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration

    1st Edition

    By Fraser MacDonald, Charles W.J. Withers

    Focusing on aspects of the functioning of technology, and by looking at instruments and at instrumental performance, this book addresses the epistemological questions arising from examining the technological bases to geographical exploration and knowledge claims. Questions of geography and…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed & Performed book cover

    Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation

    Displayed & Performed, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Guy

    Examining the artistic, intellectual, and social life of performance, this book interrogates Theatre and Performance Studies through the lens of display and modern visual art. Moving beyond the exhibition of immaterial art and its documents, as well as re-enactment in gallery contexts, Guy's book…

    eBook – 2016-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

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