E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • 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

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House book cover

    Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities book cover

    Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Agiatis Benardou, Erik Champion, Costis Dallas, Lorna Hughes

    What are the leading tools and archives in digital cultural heritage? How can they be integrated into research infrastructures to better serve their intended audiences? In this book, authors from a wide range of countries, representing some of the best research projects in digital humanities…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Towards Tate Modern: Public Policy, Private Vision book cover

    Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Donnellan

    Towards Tate Modern provides a new interdisciplinary account of Tate’s shifting position as a national arts institution. The book examines how earlier government directives impacted on Tate, which saw the organisation refocusing its aims and resulted in it pioneering new models for working across…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • The Disobedient Museum: Writing at the Edge book cover

    The Disobedient Museum

    Writing at the Edge, 1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    The Disobedient Museum: Writing at the Edge aims to motivate disciplinary thinking to reimagine writing about museums as an activity where resistant forms of thinking, seeing, feeling, and acting can be produced, and to theorize this process as a form of protest against disciplinary…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Belgian Museums of the Great War: Politics, Memory, and Commerce book cover

    Belgian Museums of the Great War

    Politics, Memory, and Commerce, 1st Edition

    By Karen Shelby

    Belgian Museums of the Great War: Politics, Memory, and Commerce examines the handling of the centennial of World War I by several museums along the Western Front in Flanders, Belgium. In the twenty-first century, the museum has become a strategic space for negotiating ownership of and access to…

    eBook – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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