E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • The Future of Natural History Museums book cover

    The Future of Natural History Museums

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Dorfman

    Natural history museums are changing, both because of their own internal development and in response to changes in context. Historically, the aim of collecting from nature was to develop encyclopedic assemblages to satisfy human curiosity and build a basis for taxonomic information. Today, with…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ICOM Advances in Museum Research

  • Law, Art and the Commons book cover

    Law, Art and the Commons

    1st Edition

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, but one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Slow Looking: The Art and Practice of Learning Through Observation book cover

    Slow Looking

    The Art and Practice of Learning Through Observation, 1st Edition

    By Shari Tishman

    Slow Looking provides a robust argument for the importance of slow looking in learning environments both general and specialized, formal and informal, and its connection to major concepts in teaching, learning, and knowledge. A museum-originated practice increasingly seen as holding wide…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Generative Systems Art: The Work of Ernest Edmonds book cover

    Generative Systems Art

    The Work of Ernest Edmonds, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Franco

    In this unique book the author explores the history of pioneering computer art and its contribution to art history by way of examining Ernest Edmonds’ art from the late 1960s to the present day. Edmonds’ inventions of new concepts, tools and forms of art, along with his close involvement with the…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Sport Heritage book cover

    Sport Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Ramshaw

    Sport has become an important avenue in how we interpret, remember, and maintain our heritage. Whether it is being applied in tourism marketing and development, employed as a vehicle for social cohesion, or utilized as a way of articulating personal and collective identities, sport heritage is a…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Jewish Migration and the Archive book cover

    Jewish Migration and the Archive

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Jordan, Lisa Leff, Joachim Schlör

    Migration is, and has always been, a disruptive experience. Freedom from oppression and hope for a better life are counter-balanced by feelings of loss – loss of family members, of a home, of personal belongings. Memories of the migration process itself often fade quickly away in view of the new…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Designing Exhibitions: Museums, Heritage, Trade and World Fairs book cover

    Designing Exhibitions

    Museums, Heritage, Trade and World Fairs, 2nd Edition

    By Giles Velarde

    Whether a world fair, an art gallery, a museum or trade show, all exhibitions deal with the same basic commodities, objects and informative space.A The skill of the exhibition designer lies in using suitable techniques to ensure that the objects are explained in an accessible way to the widest…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • Digital Memory Studies: Media Pasts in Transition book cover

    Digital Memory Studies

    Media Pasts in Transition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Hoskins

    Digital media, networks and archives reimagine and revitalize individual, social and cultural memory but they also ensnare it, bringing it under new forms of control. Understanding these paradoxical conditions of remembering and forgetting through today’s technologies needs bold interdisciplinary…

    eBook – 2017-09-27
    Routledge

  • Culture, Innovation and the Economy book cover

    Culture, Innovation and the Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Biljana Mickov, James E. Doyle

    This is a handbook for the cultural entrepreneur, offering some of the best examples on practice, franchises, research, innovation and business opportunities in the cultural sector. The key theme is the contribution and possibilities of the cultural economy as a business, with a strong supporting…

    eBook – 2017-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Materiality of Love: Essays on Affection and Cultural Practice book cover

    The Materiality of Love

    Essays on Affection and Cultural Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Malinowska, Michael Gratzke

    Drawing on love studies and research in material cultures, this book seeks to re-examine love through materiality studies, especially their recent incarnations, new materialism and object-oriented philosophy, to spark a debate on the relationship between love, objects and forms of materializing…

    eBook – 2017-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Cultural Policy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Global Cultural Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Durrer, Toby Miller, Dave O'Brien

    Cultural policy intersects with political, economic, and socio-cultural dynamics at all levels of society, placing high and often contradictory expectations on the capabilities and capacities of the media, the fine, performing, and folk arts, and cultural heritage. These expectations are…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Community Custodians of Popular Music's Past: A DIY Approach to Heritage book cover

    Community Custodians of Popular Music's Past

    A DIY Approach to Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Baker

    This book examines do-it-yourself (DIY) approaches to the collection, preservation, and display of popular music heritage being undertaken by volunteers in community archives, museums and halls of fame globally. DIY institutions of popular music heritage are much more than ‘unofficial’ versions of…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

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