E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • LGBT People and the UK Cultural Sector: The Response of Libraries, Museums, Archives and Heritage since 1950 book cover

    LGBT People and the UK Cultural Sector

    The Response of Libraries, Museums, Archives and Heritage since 1950, 1st Edition

    By John Vincent

    This book examines the complex and conflicting relationships between LGBT people and our cultural and heritage organisations including libraries, museums and archives. In this unique book established author John Vincent draws together current good practice, and also highlights issues which urgently…

    eBook – 2016-05-06
    Routledge

  • Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy: Once Upon a Time in a Globalized World book cover

    Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy

    Once Upon a Time in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By Constance DeVereaux, Martin Griffin

    The story of arts and cultural policy in the twenty-first century is inherently of global concern no matter how local it seems. At the same time, questions of identity have in many ways become more challenging than before. Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy: Once Upon a Time in a…

    eBook – 2016-04-29
    Routledge

  • New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art book cover

    New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beryl Graham

    The collections of museums, galleries and online art organisations are increasingly broadening to include more new media art. Because new media is used as a means of documenting, archiving and distributing art, and because new media art might be interactive with its audiences, this highlights the…

    eBook – 2016-04-29
    Routledge

  • Education, Values and Ethics in International Heritage: Learning to Respect book cover

    Education, Values and Ethics in International Heritage

    Learning to Respect, 1st Edition

    By Jeanette Atkinson

    The changing and evolving relationship between museums and communities, Indigenous, ethnic and marginalized, has been a primary point of discussion in the heritage sector in recent years. Questions of official and unofficial heritage, whose artefacts to collect and exhibit and why, have informed…

    eBook – 2016-04-29
    Routledge

  • Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage book cover

    Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronda L. Brulotte, Michael A. Di Giovine

    Food - its cultivation, preparation and communal consumption - has long been considered a form of cultural heritage. A dynamic, living product, food creates social bonds as it simultaneously marks off and maintains cultural difference. In bringing together anthropologists, historians and other…

    eBook – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Museums and Higher Education Working Together: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Museums and Higher Education Working Together

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Jos Boys

    Edited by Anne Boddington

    Over the last twenty years the educational role of the museum has come to be central to its mission. There are now far more educational opportunities, new spaces, new interfaces - both digital and physical, and a growing number of education and interpretation departments, educational curators and…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Museums and Restitution: New Practices, New Approaches book cover

    Museums and Restitution

    New Practices, New Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott, Kostas Arvanitis

    This book examines contemporary approaches to restitution from the perspective of museums. It focuses on the ways in which these institutions have been addressing the subject at a regional, national and international level. In particular, it explores contemporary practices and recent claims, and…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Museums in the New Mediascape: Transmedia, Participation, Ethics book cover

    Museums in the New Mediascape

    Transmedia, Participation, Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Kidd

    The museum today faces complex questions of definition, representation, ethics, aspiration and economic survival. Alongside this we see burgeoning use of an array of new media including increasingly dynamic web portals and content, digital archives, social networks, blogs and online games. At the…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Philanthropy and Light: Carnegie Libraries and the Advent of Transatlantic Standards for Public Space book cover

    Philanthropy and Light

    Carnegie Libraries and the Advent of Transatlantic Standards for Public Space, 1st Edition

    By Oriel Prizeman

    Walter Gropius associated standardisation with promoting civilisation in 1935, yet Andrew Carnegie’s influence on the proliferation of pattern book public library plans internationally predated these observations by 50 years. Through the first twenty years of his programme, he supported the…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Learning at the Museum Frontiers: Identity, Race and Power book cover

    Learning at the Museum Frontiers

    Identity, Race and Power, 1st Edition

    By Viv Golding

    In Learning at the Museum Frontiers, Viv Golding argues that the museum has the potential to function as a frontier - a zone where learning is created, new identities are forged and new connections made between disparate groups and their own histories. She draws on a range of theoretical…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Migrating Heritage: Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe book cover

    Migrating Heritage

    Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    Bringing together an international forum of experts, this book looks at how museums, libraries and further public cultural institutions respond to the effects of globalisation, mobility and migration across Europe. It puts forward examples of innovative practice and policies that reflect these…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Heritage from Below book cover

    Heritage from Below

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iain J.M. Robertson

    Research into the ways in which the past is constructed and consumed in the present is now reaching a mature stage. This maturity derives from the general acceptance that heritage as a social and cultural construct is closely connected to the making and maintaining of identity at all spatial…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

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