E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Jung's Wandering Archetype: Race and religion in analytical psychology book cover

    Jung's Wandering Archetype

    Race and religion in analytical psychology, 1st Edition

    By Carrie B. Dohe

    Is the Germanic god Wotan (Odin) really an archaic archetype of the Spirit? Was the Third Reich at first a collective individuation process? After Friedrich Nietzsche heralded the "death of God," might the divine have been reborn as a collective form of self-redemption on German soil and in the…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Affect and Emotion: Politics, practices and infrastructures book cover

    Heritage, Affect and Emotion

    Politics, practices and infrastructures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Divya P. Tolia-Kelly, Emma Waterton, Steve Watson

    Heritage and its economies are driven by affective politics and consolidated through emotions such as pride, awe, joy and pain. In the humanities and social sciences, there is a widespread acknowledgement of the limits not only of language and subjectivity, but also of visuality and representation.…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Heritage, Emotion and Affect

  • Wall Memorials and Heritage: The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie book cover

    Wall Memorials and Heritage

    The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie, 1st Edition

    By Sybille Frank

    Analysing the transformation of Berlin’s former Allied border control point, "Checkpoint Charlie," into a global heritage industry, this volume provides an introduction to, and a theoretically informed structuring of, the interdisciplinary international heritage debate. This crucial case study…

    eBook – 2016-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Community Archaeology and Heritage in Africa: Decolonizing Practice book cover

    Community Archaeology and Heritage in Africa

    Decolonizing Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter R. Schmidt, Innocent Pikirayi

    This volume provides new insights into the distinctive contributions that community archaeology and heritage make to the decolonization of archaeological practice. Using innovative approaches, the contributors explore important initiatives which have protected and revitalized local heritage,…

    eBook – 2016-06-17
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Clay and Museum Culture book cover

    Contemporary Clay and Museum Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christie Brown, Julian Stair, Clare Twomey

    This groundbreaking book is the first to provide a critical overview of the relationship between contemporary ceramics and curatorial practice in museum culture. Ceramic objects form a major part of museum collections, with connections to anthropology, archaeology and other disciplines that…

    eBook – 2016-06-17
    Routledge

  • Creativity in Museum Practice book cover

    Creativity in Museum Practice

    1st Edition

    By Linda Norris, Rainey Tisdale

    With this book, museum professionals can learn how to unleash creative potential throughout their institution. Drawing from a wide range of research on creativity as well as insights from today’s most creative museum leaders, the authors present a set of practical principles about how museum…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Objects of Experience: Transforming Visitor-Object Encounters in Museums book cover

    The Objects of Experience

    Transforming Visitor-Object Encounters in Museums, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Wood, Kiersten F Latham

    What if museums could harness the emotional and intellectual connections people have to personal and everyday objects to create richer visitor experiences? In this book, Elizabeth Wood and Kiersten Latham present the Object Knowledge Framework, a tool for using objects to connect museum visitors to…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • What Objects Mean: An Introduction to Material Culture book cover

    What Objects Mean

    An Introduction to Material Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Arthur Asa Berger

    Arthur Asa Berger, author of an array of texts in communication, popular culture, and social theory, is back with the second edition of his popular, user-friendly guide for students who want to understand the social meanings of objects. In this broadly interdisciplinary text, Berger takes the…

    eBook – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Cultural Property and Contested Ownership: The trafficking of artefacts and the quest for restitution book cover

    Cultural Property and Contested Ownership

    The trafficking of artefacts and the quest for restitution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin, Lyndel V. Prott

    Against the backdrop of international conventions and their implementation, Cultural Property and Contested Ownership explores how highly-valued cultural goods are traded and negotiated among diverging parties and their interests. Cultural artefacts, such as those kept and trafficked between art…

    eBook – 2016-06-10
    Routledge

  • Representing the Nation: Heritage, Museums, National Narratives, and Identity in the Arab Gulf States book cover

    Representing the Nation

    Heritage, Museums, National Narratives, and Identity in the Arab Gulf States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Erskine-Loftus, Mariam Ibrahim Al-Mulla, Victoria Hightower

    The 1970s saw the emergence and subsequent proliferation across the Arabian Peninsula of ‘national museums’, institutions aimed at creating social cohesion and affiliation to the state within a disparate population. Representing the Nation examines the wide-ranging use of exhibitionary forms of…

    eBook – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Oceania and the Victorian Imagination: Where All Things Are Possible book cover

    Oceania and the Victorian Imagination

    Where All Things Are Possible, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Hoffenberg

    Edited by Richard D. Fulton

    Oceania, or the South Pacific, loomed large in the Victorian popular imagination. It was a world that interested the Victorians for many reasons, all of which suggested to them that everything was possible there. This collection of essays focuses on Oceania’s impact on Victorian culture, most…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World book cover

    Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing…

    eBook – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

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