E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art book cover

    Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Albu, Dawna Schuld

    This book examines the interconnections between art, phenomenology, and cognitive studies. Contributors question the binary oppositions generally drawn between visuality and agency, sensing and thinking, phenomenal art and politics, phenomenology and structuralism, and subjective involvement and…

    eBook – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology: Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–62 book cover

    The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology

    Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–62, 1st Edition

    By Angela Scattolin Morecroft

    In 1759 the botanist and scientist Vitaliano Donati led an expedition to Egypt under the patronage of King Carlo Emanuele III of Sardinia, to acquire Egyptian antiquities for the Museum in Turin. Charting his tumultuous expedition, this book reveals how, in spite of his untimely death in 1762,…

    eBook – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

  • Royal Events: Rituals, Innovations, Meanings book cover

    Royal Events

    Rituals, Innovations, Meanings, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Royal events such as coronations and jubilees encompass a wide spectrum of planned events involving monarchs and their families that are strategically designed to reinforce the role of royalty within social and political structures. Royal events may have a long heritage, but often involve…

    eBook – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage book cover

    Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Antons, William Logan

    Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage examines various notions of property in relation to intangible cultural heritage and discusses how these ideas are employed in rights discourses by governments and indigenous and local communities around the world. There is…

    eBook – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics book cover

    Museum and Gallery Studies

    The Basics, 1st Edition

    By Rhiannon Mason, Alistair Robinson, Emma Coffield

    Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics is an accessible guide for the student approaching Museum and Gallery Studies for the first time. Taking a global view, it covers the key ideas, approaches and contentious issues in the field. Balancing theory and practice, the book address important questions…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Corrosion of Archaeological and Heritage Artefacts EFC 45: A Special Issue of Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology book cover

    Corrosion of Archaeological and Heritage Artefacts EFC 45

    A Special Issue of Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Philippe Dillmann

    "This special issue of Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology is dedicated to the study of corrosion of objects from historical sites. The issue contains contributions from the 2009 EUROCORR session on Corrosion of Archaeological and Heritage Artefacts organised by the European Federation of…

    eBook – 2017-12-02
    Routledge
    European Federation of Corrosion Publications

  • Ironwork in Medieval Britain: An Archaeological Study: v. 31: An Archaeological Study book cover

    Ironwork in Medieval Britain: An Archaeological Study: v. 31

    An Archaeological Study, 1st Edition

    By Ian H. Goodall

    "This monograph is the definitive survey of iron tools and other fittings in use during the period c1066 to 1540AD. Exceptional in a north-western European context for its range and coverage of artefacts from both rural and urban excavations, much of the material described here was recovered…

    eBook – 2017-12-02
    Routledge
    Society for Medieval Archaeology Monographs

  • The Tradition of the Actor-author in Italian Theatre book cover

    The Tradition of the Actor-author in Italian Theatre

    1st Edition

    By Donatella Fischer

    "The central importance of the actor-author is a distinctive feature of Italian theatrical life, in all its eclectic range of regional cultures and artistic traditions. The fascination of the figure is that he or she stands on both sides of one of theatre's most important power relationships:…

    eBook – 2017-12-02
    Routledge

  • Photography, Natural History and the Nineteenth-Century Museum: Exchanging Views of Empire book cover

    Photography, Natural History and the Nineteenth-Century Museum

    Exchanging Views of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Davidson

    The Victorian era heralded an age of transformation in which momentous changes in the field of natural history coincided with the rise of new visual technologies. Concurrently, different parts of the British Empire began to more actively claim their right to being acknowledged as indispensable…

    eBook – 2017-12-02
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Heritage of Death: Landscapes of Emotion, Memory and Practice book cover

    Heritage of Death

    Landscapes of Emotion, Memory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mattias Frihammar, Helaine Silverman

    Today, death is being reconceptualised around the world as heritage, replete with material markers and intangible performances. These heritages of death are personal, national and international. They are vernacular as well as official, sanctioned as well as alternative. This book brings together…

    eBook – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Cultures of the Countryside: Art, Museum, Heritage, and Environment, 1970-2015 book cover

    Cultures of the Countryside

    Art, Museum, Heritage, and Environment, 1970-2015, 1st Edition

    By Veronica Sekules

    Cultures of the Countryside examines the relationship between the museum and the micro-cultures of the countryside. Offering an exploration of museums and heritage projects in the UK that have attempted to introduce new ways of engagement between localities, objects, and people, this book considers…

    eBook – 2017-11-27
    Routledge

  • Design + Anthropology: Converging Pathways in Anthropology and Design book cover

    Design + Anthropology

    Converging Pathways in Anthropology and Design, 1st Edition

    By Christine Miller

    This book explores the evolution of two disciplines, design and anthropology, and their convergence within commercial and organizational arenas. Focusing on the transdisciplinary field of design anthropology, the chapters cover the global forces and conditions that facilitated its emergence, the…

    eBook – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Anthropology & Business

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