E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • 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

  • Museum Development and Cultural Representation: Developing the Kelabit Highlands Community Museum book cover

    Museum Development and Cultural Representation

    Developing the Kelabit Highlands Community Museum, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Sweet, Meghan Kelly

    Museum Development and Cultural Representation critically examines the development of a museum and cultural heritage centre in the indigenous Kelabit Highlands in Sarawak, Malaysia. Building on their direct involvement in the development of the project, the authors appraise the process in…

    eBook – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

  • Conserving Cultural Heritage: Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (TechnoHeritage 2017), May 21-24, 2017, Cadiz, Spain book cover

    Conserving Cultural Heritage

    Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (TechnoHeritage 2017), May 21-24, 2017, Cadiz, Spain, 1st Edition

    Edited by María Jesús Mosquera, M.L. Almoraima Gil

    The third International congress of Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage, TechnoHeritage 2017, was held in Cadiz, from 21 to 24 May 2017, under the umbrella of the TechnoHeritage network. TechnoHeritage is an initiative funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and…

    eBook – 2018-09-17
    CRC Press

  • Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical book cover

    Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical

    1st Edition

    By John R. Severn

    Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical is the first book-length study of a growing performance phenomenon: musical adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays in which characters sing existing popular songs as one of their modes of communication. John Severn shows how these highly allusive works give rise to the…

    eBook – 2018-09-13
    Routledge

  • Museums and the Ancient Middle East: Curatorial Practice and Audiences book cover

    Museums and the Ancient Middle East

    Curatorial Practice and Audiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Emberling, Lucas P. Petit

    Museums and the Ancient Middle East is the first book to focus on contemporary exhibit practice in museums that present the ancient Middle East. Bringing together the latest thinking from a diverse and international group of leading curators, the book presents the views of those working in one…

    eBook – 2018-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Reconstructing Historic Landmarks: Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past book cover

    Reconstructing Historic Landmarks

    Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past, 1st Edition

    By Wayde Brown

    Historic reconstructions have been a consistent part of the historic preservation and heritage conservation movements in the United States and Canada. Indeed, reconstruction has been the primary tool at the most influential historic sites, for example: the Governor's Palace and the Capitol at…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Arts and Cultural Management: Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field book cover

    Arts and Cultural Management

    Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Constance DeVereaux

    Arts and Cultural Management: Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field opens a conversation that is much needed for anyone identifying arts management or cultural management as primary areas of research, teaching, or practice. In the evolution of any field arises the need for scrutiny,…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Public Art and Museums in Cultural Districts book cover

    Public Art and Museums in Cultural Districts

    1st Edition

    By J. Pedro Lorente

    Museums and public art have traditionally taken significantly different approaches to customer engagement, but throughout history they have also worked together in some urban contexts, notably as landmarks of so-called cultural districts. Public Art and Museums in Cultural Districts reviews their…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court: The Princesse de Lamballe book cover

    Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court

    The Princesse de Lamballe, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Grant

    This comprehensive book brings to light the portraits, private collections and public patronage of the princesse de Lamballe, a pivotal member of Marie-Antoinette’s inner circle. Drawing extensively on unpublished archival sources, Sarah Grant examines the princess’s many portrait commissions and…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Heritage Revitalisation for Tourism in Hong Kong: The Role of Interpretive Planning book cover

    Heritage Revitalisation for Tourism in Hong Kong

    The Role of Interpretive Planning, 1st Edition

    By Chris White

    Heritage tourism is a global multi-million-dollar phenomenon, influencing national, regional and local cultural identities. Hong Kong finds itself at the confluence of several post-colonial economic, political and social developments and with this comes a greater awareness of the need for more…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Asia

  • Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Areas: Governance, Management and Policy book cover

    Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Areas

    Governance, Management and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Steve Brown

    Cultural and spiritual bonds with ‘nature’ are among the strongest motivators for nature conservation; yet they are seldom taken into account in the governance and management of protected and conserved areas. The starting point of this book is that to be sustainable, effective, and equitable,…

    eBook – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Sculpture and the Critique of Display Cultures: Tainted Goods book cover

    Contemporary Sculpture and the Critique of Display Cultures

    Tainted Goods, 1st Edition

    By Dan Adler

    In this book, Dan Adler addresses recent tendencies in contemporary art toward assemblage sculpture and how these works incorporate tainted materials – often things left on the side of the road, according to the logic and progress of the capitalist machine – and combine them in ways that allow each…

    eBook – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Art History and Visual Studies

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