E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Museum, Media, Message book cover

    Museum, Media, Message

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eilean Hooper-Greenhill

    Collecting together a group of talented writers, Museum, Media, Message considers, in depth, the most up-to-date approaches to museum communication including: museums as media; museums and audience; and the evaluation of museums. Addressing the need for museums to develop better knowledge of…

    eBook – 2013-03-07
    Museum Meanings

  • Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Key Principles and Approaches book cover

    Conservation of Cultural Heritage

    Key Principles and Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Hanna M. Szczepanowska

    Conservation of Cultural Heritage covers the methods and practices needed for future museum professionals who will be working in various capacities with museum collections and artifacts. It also assists current professionals in understanding the complex decision-making processes that face…

    eBook – 2013-02-15

  • Marketing the Museum book cover

    Marketing the Museum

    1st Edition

    By Fiona Mclean

    Marketing the Museum is the ideal guide to the ways in which museums can overcome the numerous hurdles on the route to truly achieving a marketing orientation. The history of the museum is one of shifting purposes and changing ideals and this volume asks if it is possible to define the 'product'…

    eBook – 2012-12-06
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Towards the Museum of the Future: New European Perspectives book cover

    Towards the Museum of the Future

    New European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Miles, Lauro Zavala

    Towards the Museum of the Future explores, through a series of authoritative essays, some of the major developments in European museums as they struggle to adapt in a rapidly changing world. It embraces a wide range of European countries, all types of museums and exhibitions and the needs of…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Conservation Skills: Judgement, Method and Decision Making book cover

    Conservation Skills

    Judgement, Method and Decision Making, 1st Edition

    By Chris Caple

    Conservation Skills provides an overview of the issues facing conservators of historic and artistic works. It not only describes the nature of conservation but also provides an ethical framework to which the conservation of objects can be related. Drawing on case studies of well-known objects such…

    eBook – 2012-11-12

  • Industrial Archaeology: Principles and Practice book cover

    Industrial Archaeology

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Peter Neaverson, Marilyn Palmer

    Industrial Archaeology uses the techniques of mainstream archaeological excavation, analysis and interpretation to present an enlightening picture of industrial society. Technology and heritage have, until recently, been the focal points of study in industrialization. Industrial Archaeology sets…

    eBook – 2012-10-12

  • Interpreting Objects and Collections book cover

    Interpreting Objects and Collections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Pearce

    This volume brings together for the first time the most significant papers on the interpretation of objects and collections and examines how people relate to material culture and why they collect things. The first section of the book discusses the interpretation of objects, setting the…

    eBook – 2012-10-12
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Managing Museums and Galleries book cover

    Managing Museums and Galleries

    1st Edition

    By Michael Fopp

    The current economic climate, coupled with an all embracing desire for museums to be respondent to 'the market' make a proper grounding in management essential. The 'bottom line' is one of the most powerful measures of management performance. Museums and galleries invariably have a neutral bottom…

    eBook – 2012-10-12
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Doing Archaeology: A Subject Guide for Students book cover

    Doing Archaeology

    A Subject Guide for Students, 1st Edition

    By Donald Henson

    Covering archaeology from a range of angles, incorporating history, major themes, theories and methods, Doing Archaeology provides a firm grounding for anyone interested in learning more about the discipline. Throughout the book, key information is accessibly presented and important questions are…

    eBook – 2012-08-21
    Doing... Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics: Redefining Ethics for the Twenty-First Century Museum book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics

    Redefining Ethics for the Twenty-First Century Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Marstine

    Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics is a theoretically informed reconceptualization of museum ethics discourse as a dynamic social practice central to the project of creating change in the museum. Through twenty-seven chapters by an international and interdisciplinary group of academics and…

    eBook – 2012-05-23

  • Transforming Museums in the Twenty-first Century book cover

    Transforming Museums in the Twenty-first Century

    1st Edition

    By Graham Black

    In his book, Graham Black argues that museums must transform themselves if they are to remain relevant to 21st century audiences – and this root and branch change would be necessary whether or not museums faced a funding crisis. It is the result of the impact of new technologies and the rapid…

    eBook – 2012-03-12

  • Cross-Cultural Issues in Art: Frames for Understanding book cover

    Cross-Cultural Issues in Art

    Frames for Understanding, 1st Edition

    By Steven Leuthold

    Cross-Cultural Issues in Art provides an engaging introduction to aesthetic concepts, expanding the discussion beyond the usual Western theorists and Western examples. Steven Leuthold discusses both contemporary and historical issues and examples, incorporating a range of detailed case studies…

    eBook – 2010-12-16

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