E-books: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula: Debates, Discourses and Practices book cover

    Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula

    Debates, Discourses and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Karen Exell, Trinidad Rico

    Heritage projects in the Arabian Peninsula are developing rapidly. Museums and heritage sites are symbols of shifting national identities, and a way of placing the Arabian Peninsula states on the international map. Global, i.e. Western, heritage standards and practices have been utilised for the…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain book cover

    Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Ross J. Wilson

    As the hundredth anniversary approaches, it is timely to reflect not only upon the Great War itself and on the memorials which were erected to ensure it did not slip from national consciousness, but also to reflect upon its rich and substantial cultural legacy. This book examines the heritage of…

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

  • Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage book cover

    Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mia Ridge

    Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and…

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

  • Popular Music and the State in the UK: Culture, Trade or Industry? book cover

    Popular Music and the State in the UK

    Culture, Trade or Industry?, 1st Edition

    By Martin Cloonan

    In an era of the rise of the free market and economic globalization, Martin Cloonan examines why politicians and policymakers in the UK have sought to intervene in popular music - a field that has often been held up as the epitome of the free market form. Cloonan traces the development of…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Museums, Health and Well-Being book cover

    Museums, Health and Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Helen Chatterjee, Guy Noble

    The role of museums in enhancing well-being and improving health through social intervention is one of the foremost topics of importance in the museums sector today. With an aging population and emerging policies on the social responsibilities of museums, the sector is facing an unprecedented…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Museums and Public Value: Creating Sustainable Futures book cover

    Museums and Public Value

    Creating Sustainable Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol A. Scott

    Public Value speaks to our time - to the role that museums can play in creating civil societies, to the challenges involved in using limited assets strategically, to the demand for results that make a difference and to the imperative that we build the kind of engagement that sustains our futures.…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Losing Site: Architecture, Memory and Place book cover

    Losing Site

    Architecture, Memory and Place, 1st Edition

    By Shelley Hornstein

    As Ruskin suggests in his Seven Lamps of Architecture: "We may live without [architecture], and worship without her, but we cannot remember without her." We remember best when we experience an event in a place. But what happens when we leave that place, or that place no longer exists? This book…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration book cover

    Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration

    1st Edition

    By Fraser MacDonald, Charles W.J. Withers

    Focusing on aspects of the functioning of technology, and by looking at instruments and at instrumental performance, this book addresses the epistemological questions arising from examining the technological bases to geographical exploration and knowledge claims. Questions of geography and…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed & Performed book cover

    Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation

    Displayed & Performed, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Guy

    Examining the artistic, intellectual, and social life of performance, this book interrogates Theatre and Performance Studies through the lens of display and modern visual art. Moving beyond the exhibition of immaterial art and its documents, as well as re-enactment in gallery contexts, Guy's book…

    eBook – 2016-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The National Historic Preservation Act: Past, Present, and Future book cover

    The National Historic Preservation Act

    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimball M. Banks, Ann M. Scott

    Assessing fifty years of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), passed in 1966, this volume examines the impact of this key piece of legislation on heritage practices in the United States. The editors and contributing authors summarize how we approached compliance in the past, how we…

    eBook – 2016-04-20
    Routledge

  • Museum Bodies: The Politics and Practices of Visiting and Viewing book cover

    Museum Bodies

    The Politics and Practices of Visiting and Viewing, 1st Edition

    By Helen Rees Leahy

    Museum Bodies provides an account of how museums have staged, prescribed and accommodated a repertoire of bodily practices, from their emergence in the eighteenth century to the present day. As long as museums have existed, their visitors have been scrutinised, both formally and informally, and…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

  • Museum Educator's Handbook book cover

    Museum Educator's Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Graeme K. Talboys

    Described by GEM* as 'a very informative and practical book ... worth having on any museum shelf', the Museum Educator's Handbook is a thorough and practical guide to setting up and running education services in all types of museum, even the smallest, in any geographical setting. This third…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

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