E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Wonderful Things: Byzantium through its Art: Papers from the 42nd Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, London, 20-22 March 2009 book cover

    Wonderful Things: Byzantium through its Art

    Papers from the 42nd Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, London, 20-22 March 2009, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz James, Antony Eastmond

    The essays collected in this book were delivered at the XLII Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, held in London in 2009 to accompany the exhibition Byzantium 330-1453, at the Royal Academy. The exhibition was one of the most ambitious and complex exhibitions ever mounted at the Royal Academy, as…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • Art in the Time of Colony book cover

    Art in the Time of Colony

    1st Edition

    By Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll

    It is often assumed that the verbal and visual languages of Indigenous people had little influence upon the classification of scientific, legal, and artistic objects in the metropolises and museums of nineteenth-century colonial powers. However colonized locals did more than merely collect material…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums book cover

    Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums

    1st Edition

    By Graham Matthews, Yvonne Smith

    This important book assesses the current state of disaster management in archives, libraries and museums in the UK and around the world, and provides recommendations for addressing current and future threats. Following an introductory outline of the topic and terminology, the authors provide a…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • A Bibliography of Museum Studies book cover

    A Bibliography of Museum Studies

    11th Edition

    Edited by Simon J. Knell

    A comprehensive bibliographic reference for students and others wishing to investigate the contemporary literature on museums and collections. The references are systematically arranged into sections including collections management, communication and exhibitions, museum education, material…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • The British Consular Service in the Aegean and the Collection of Antiquities for the British Museum book cover

    The British Consular Service in the Aegean and the Collection of Antiquities for the British Museum

    1st Edition

    By Lucia Patrizio Gunning

    The book tells the story of how the British consular service in the Aegean, in the years of the British protectorate of the Ionian Islands (1815-1864) became an agency for the retrieval, excavation and collection of antiquities eventually destined for the British Museum. Exploring the historical,…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Culture, Heritage and Representation: Perspectives on Visuality and the Past book cover

    Culture, Heritage and Representation

    Perspectives on Visuality and the Past, 1st Edition

    By Steve Watson

    Edited by Emma Waterton

    The 'visual' has long played a crucial role in forming experiences, associations, expectations and understandings of heritage. Images convey meaning within a range of practices, including tourism, identity construction, the popularization of the past through a variety of media, and the…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture book cover

    Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Freestone, Marco Amati

    The evolution of city planning theory and practice in the first half of the twentieth century was captured and driven by a range of exhibitionary practices in a variety of settings globally, from international expos to local public halls. The agendas of the promoters varied, but exhibitions…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum book cover

    Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Barrett, Jacqueline Millner

    This unique book proposes a re-reading of the relationship between artists and the contemporary museum. In Australia in particular, the museum has played a significant role in the colonial project and this has generally been considered as the predominant mode of artists' engagement with such…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • space.time.narrative: the exhibition as post-spectacular stage book cover

    space.time.narrative

    the exhibition as post-spectacular stage, 1st Edition

    By Frank den Oudsten

    Making exhibitions is a collaborative art, producing is a multi-layered unity of ideas and objects, of invention and manifestation, of content and form. However, there is an antagonistic dimension to it, because content and form are traditionally represented by the entirely different realms of…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Semiotics of Movement in Space book cover

    The Semiotics of Movement in Space

    1st Edition

    By Robert James McMurtrie

    The Semiotics of Movement in Space explores how people move through buildings and interact with objects in space. Focusing on visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, McMurtrie analyses and interprets movement and space relations to highlight new developments and applications of…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • The Political Museum: Power, Conflict, and Identity in Cyprus book cover

    The Political Museum

    Power, Conflict, and Identity in Cyprus, 1st Edition

    By Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert, Alexandra Bounia

    This engaging volume reveals how politics permeates all facets of museum practice, particularly in regions of political conflict. In these settings, museums can be extraordinarily influential for shaping identity and collective memory and for peace building. Using key Cypriote archaeological,…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Heritage, Tourism, and Community

  • Museum Ethics in Practice book cover

    Museum Ethics in Practice

    1st Edition

    By Gary Edson

    This volume is a guide to the difficult ethical questions museums work entails. While promoting the value of ethical theory and practice in museums, Edson tackles several key controversies and also corrects a number of prevailing misconceptions about museum ethics, such as the difference between…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

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