E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • New York: Art and Cultural Capital of the Gilded Age book cover

    New York: Art and Cultural Capital of the Gilded Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret R. Laster, Chelsea Bruner

    Fueled by a flourishing capitalist economy, undergirded by advancements in architectural design and urban infrastructure, and patronized by growing bourgeois and elite classes, New York’s built environment was dramatically transformed in the 1870s and 1880s. This book argues that this constituted…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Creating Heritage for Tourism book cover

    Creating Heritage for Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Palmer, Jacqueline Tivers

    What does ‘heritage’ mean in the twenty-first century? Traditional ideas of heritage involve places where objects, landscapes, people and ideas are venerated and reproduced over time as an inheritance for future generations. To speak of heritage is to speak of a relationship between the past, the…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Current Developments in the Geographies of Leisure and Tourism

  • Music as Heritage: Historical and Ethnographic Perspectives book cover

    Music as Heritage

    Historical and Ethnographic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barley Norton, Naomi Matsumoto

    As economic, technological and cultural change gathers pace across the world, issues of music heritage and sustainability have become ever more pressing. Discourse on intangible cultural heritage has developed in complex ways in recent years, and musical practices have been transformed by…

    eBook – 2018-07-20
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Heritage after Conflict: Northern Ireland book cover

    Heritage after Conflict

    Northern Ireland, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Crooke, Thomas Maguire

    The year 2018 marks the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the Belfast Agreement that initiated an uneasy peace in Northern Ireland after the forty years of the Troubles. The last twenty years, however, has still not been sufficient time to satisfactorily resolve the issue of how to deal with…

    eBook – 2018-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Saving Spaces: Historic Land Conservation in the United States book cover

    Saving Spaces

    Historic Land Conservation in the United States, 1st Edition

    By John H. Sprinkle, Jr.

    Saving Spaces offers an historical overview of the struggle to conserve both individual parcels of land and entire landscapes from destruction in the United States. John Sprinkle, Jr. identifies the ways in which the identification, evaluation, and stewardship of selected buildings and landscapes…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge

  • Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde book cover

    Event-Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical and political ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Creative Representations of Place book cover

    Creative Representations of Place

    1st Edition

    By Alison Barnes

    Cultural geography and the social sciences have seen a rise in the use of creative methods with which to understand and represent everyday life and place. Conversely, many artists are producing work that centres on ideas of place and space and utilising empirical research methods that have a…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon: Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions book cover

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon

    Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions, 1st Edition

    By Denise Maior-Barron

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon challenges common perceptions of the last Queen of France, appraising the role she played in relation to the events of French Revolution through an original analysis of contemporary heritage practices and visitor perceptions at her former home, the Petit…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Artangel and Financing British Art: Adapting to Social and Economic Change book cover

    Artangel and Financing British Art

    Adapting to Social and Economic Change, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Gould

    The Artangel Trust has been credited with providing artists with all the money and logistics they need to create one-off dream projects. An independent art commissioning agency based in London, it has operated since 1985 and is responsible for producing some of the most striking ephemeral and…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • In Crime's Archive: The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence book cover

    In Crime's Archive

    The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Biber

    This book investigates what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of legal proceedings. During the criminal trial, evidentiary material is tightly regulated; it is formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence and criminal procedure. However, these…

    eBook – 2018-07-04
    Routledge

  • World Heritage and Sustainable Development: New Directions in World Heritage Management book cover

    World Heritage and Sustainable Development

    New Directions in World Heritage Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bille Larsen, William Logan

    In 2015, the General Assembly of State Parties to the World Heritage Convention passed a ground-breaking Sustainable Development policy that seeks to bring the World Heritage system into line with the UN’s sustainable development agenda (UNESCO 2015). World Heritage and Sustainable Development…

    eBook – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Trauma, Cultural Complexes, and Transformation: Folk Narratives and Present Realities book cover

    Trauma, Cultural Complexes, and Transformation

    Folk Narratives and Present Realities, 1st Edition

    By Evija Volfa Vestergaard

    Trauma, Cultural Complexes, and Transformation: Folk Narratives and Present Realities contributes to our understanding of how culturally traumatic events affect present day realities, and suggests the potential for healing by combining theories on psychological trauma, cultural complexes, and…

    eBook – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

Product Search