E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Museums and Sites of Persuasion: Politics, Memory and Human Rights book cover

    Museums and Sites of Persuasion

    Politics, Memory and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce Apsel, Amy Sodaro

    Museums and Sites of Persuasion examines the concept of museums and memory sites as locations that attempt to promote human rights, democracy and peace. Demonstrating that such sites have the potential to act as powerful spaces of persuasion or contestation, the book also shows that there are…

    eBook – 2019-10-14
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • European Memory in Populism: Representations of Self and Other book cover

    European Memory in Populism

    Representations of Self and Other, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chiara De Cesari, Ayhan Kaya

    European Memory in Populism explores the links between memory and populism in contemporary Europe. Focusing on circulating ideas of memory, especially European memory, in contemporary populist discourses, the book also analyses populist ideas in sites and practices of remembrance that usually tend…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Museum Objects, Health and Healing: The Relationship between Exhibitions and Wellness book cover

    Museum Objects, Health and Healing

    The Relationship between Exhibitions and Wellness, 1st Edition

    By Brenda Cowan, Ross Laird, Jason McKeown

    Museum Objects, Health and Healing provides an innovative and interdisciplinary study of the relationship between objects, health and healing. Shedding light on the primacy of the human need for relationships with objects, the book explores what kind of implications these relationships might have…

    eBook – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Populism and Heritage in Europe: Lost in Diversity and Unity book cover

    Populism and Heritage in Europe

    Lost in Diversity and Unity, 1st Edition

    By Ayhan Kaya

    Populism and Heritage in Europe explores popular discourses about European and national heritage that are being used by specific political actors to advance their agendas and to prevent minority groups from being accepted into European society. Investigating what kind of effect the politics of fear…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Contested Commemoration in U.S. History: Diverging Public Interpretations book cover

    Contested Commemoration in U.S. History

    Diverging Public Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klara Stephanie Szlezák, Melissa M. Bender

    Against the backdrop of two recent socio-political developments—the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration and the surge in nationalist and populist sentiment that ushered in the current administration—Contested Commemoration in U.S. History presents eleven essays focused on…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Global Perspectives on Public History

  • Deconstructing Eurocentric Tourism and Heritage Narratives in Mexican American Communities: Juan de Oñate as a West Texas Icon book cover

    Deconstructing Eurocentric Tourism and Heritage Narratives in Mexican American Communities

    Juan de Oñate as a West Texas Icon, 1st Edition

    By Frank G. Perez, Carlos F. Ortega

    This book attempts to dismantle the unfounded Eurocentric view of US-born and immigrant Mexican peoples, that groups together the identities of Latinx, Chicanx, and other indigenous peoples of the Southwest into Hispanics whose contributions to the cultural, historical, and social development of…

    eBook – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Heritage, Memory, and Punishment: Remembering Colonial Prisons in East Asia book cover

    Heritage, Memory, and Punishment

    Remembering Colonial Prisons in East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Shu-Mei Huang, Hyun-Kyung Lee

    Based on a transnational study of decommissioned, postcolonial prisons in Taiwan (Taipei and Chiayi), South Korea (Seoul), and China (Lushun), this book offers a critical reading of prisons as a particular colonial product, the current restoration of which as national heritage is closely related to…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Hands on Media History: A new methodology in the humanities and social sciences book cover

    Hands on Media History

    A new methodology in the humanities and social sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Hall, John Ellis

    Hands on Media History explores the whole range of hands on media history techniques for the first time, offering both practical guides and general perspectives. It covers both analogue and digital media; film, television, video, gaming, photography and recorded sound. Understanding media means…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities: Contested Pasts book cover

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    Contested Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Museums, Emotion, and Memory Culture: The Politics of the Past in Turkey book cover

    Museums, Emotion, and Memory Culture

    The Politics of the Past in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Gönül Bozoğlu

    Museums, Emotion, and Memory Culture examines the politics of emotion in history museums, combining approaches and concerns from museum, heritage and memory studies, anthropology and studies of emotion. Exploring the meanings and politics of memory contests in Turkey, a site for complex…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Cultural Turn in International Aid: Impacts and Challenges for Heritage and the Creative Industries book cover

    The Cultural Turn in International Aid

    Impacts and Challenges for Heritage and the Creative Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Labadi

    The Cultural Turn in International Aid is one of the first volumes to analyse a wide and comprehensive range of issues related to culture and international aid in a critical and constructive manner. Assessing why international aid is provided for cultural projects, rather than for other causes, the…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Collecting Activism, Archiving Occupy Wall Street book cover

    Collecting Activism, Archiving Occupy Wall Street

    1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    Collecting Activism, Archiving Occupy Wall Street explores the material collections produced by participants of Occupy Wall Street in 2011 that bear witness to the experience and agency of ‘the 99%’. Examining processes of collection development as a lens through which to investigate the…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

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