E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Academics, Artists, and Museums: 21st-Century Partnerships book cover

    Academics, Artists, and Museums

    21st-Century Partnerships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irina D. Costache, Clare Kunny

    Collaboration and interdisciplinary practice in the museum are on the rise. Academics, Artists, and Museums examines twenty-first century partnerships between the museum and higher education sectors, with a focus on art museums and exhibits. The edited volume offers detailed analysis of how…

    eBook – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Safeguarding Intangible Heritage: Practices and Politics book cover

    Safeguarding Intangible Heritage

    Practices and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natsuko Akagawa, Laurajane Smith

    The UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage came into force in 2006, framing the international and national practices and policies associated with intangible cultural heritage. This volume critically and reflexively examines these practices and policies, providing…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Snapshots of Museum Experience: Understanding Child Visitors Through Photography book cover

    Snapshots of Museum Experience

    Understanding Child Visitors Through Photography, 1st Edition

    By Elee Kirk, Will Buckingham

    Children are one of the major audiences for museums, but their visits are often seen solely from the point of view of museum learning. In Snapshots of Museum Experience, Will Buckingham draws upon Elee Kirk’s research amongst child visitors to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, to…

    eBook – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Future of Museum and Gallery Design: Purpose, Process, Perception book cover

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design

    Purpose, Process, Perception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne MacLeod, Tricia Austin, Jonathan Hale, Oscar Ho Hing-Kay

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design explores new research and practice in museum design. Placing a specific emphasis on social responsibility, in its broadest sense, the book emphasises the need for a greater understanding of the impact of museum design in the experiences of visitors, in the…

    eBook – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Emotion, Affective Practices, and the Past in the Present book cover

    Emotion, Affective Practices, and the Past in the Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurajane Smith, Margaret Wetherell, Gary Campbell

    Emotion, Affective Practices, and the Past in the Present is a response to debates in the humanities and social sciences about the use of emotion. This timely and unique book explores the ways emotion is embroiled and used in contemporary engagements with the past, particularly in contexts such as…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Artists in the Archive: Creative and Curatorial Engagements with Documents of Art and Performance book cover

    Artists in the Archive

    Creative and Curatorial Engagements with Documents of Art and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Clarke, Simon Jones, Nick Kaye, Johanna Linsley

    Artists in the Archive explores the agency and materiality of the archival document through a stunning collection of critical writings and original artworks. It examines the politics and philosophy behind re-using remains, historicising this artistic practice and considering the breadth of ways in…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Culture, Celebrity, and the Cemetery: Hollywood Forever book cover

    Culture, Celebrity, and the Cemetery

    Hollywood Forever, 1st Edition

    By Linda Levitt

    Monuments and memorials commemorating the dead and past events around the world have recently gained importance, not least because we are living in an era in which many are driven to record and archive the events of their lives. Cemeteries, in particular, are increasingly viewed as places…

    eBook – 2018-05-30
    Routledge
    Heritage, Tourism, and Community

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality, and the creation, consumption, and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas. The chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the…

    eBook – 2018-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Museums and Racism book cover

    Museums and Racism

    1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    Racism is a hot topic in museums today, as well as an urgent social issue. Focused on the broad field of multicultural policy, Museums and Racism examines how the Immigration Museum in Melbourne, Australia, has responded to political culture and public debate around racism. Analysis focuses on the…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture book cover

    Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London, which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different, and the sense that the ideals…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Museum Thresholds: The Design and Media of Arrival book cover

    Museum Thresholds

    The Design and Media of Arrival, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley

    Museum Thresholds is a progressive, interdisciplinary volume and the first to explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. Bringing together an international collection of writers from different disciplines, the chapters in this volume offer different theoretical…

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

  • The Persistence of Taste: Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu book cover

    The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Quinn, Dave Beech, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

    This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of the social practice of taste in the wake of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of taste. For the first time, this book unites sociologists and other social scientists with artists and curators, art theorists and art educators, and art, design and cultural…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    CRESC

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