Taylor & Francis India: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Cultures of the Countryside: Art, Museum, Heritage, and Environment, 1970-2015 book cover

    Cultures of the Countryside

    Art, Museum, Heritage, and Environment, 1970-2015

    By Veronica Sekules

    This book traces the relationship between the museum and the micro-cultures of the countryside over the last 50 years. The period is one of extraordinary tensions and change for the countryside, as it has experienced widespread agricultural mechanisation, rural depopulation and changing…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums book cover

    Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

    By Margaret Tali

    This book analyzes practices of collecting in European art museums from 1989 to the present, arguing that museums actualize absence both consciously and unconsciously, while misrepresentation is an outcome of the absent perspectives and voices of minority community members which are rarely…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics book cover

    Museum and Gallery Studies

    The Basics

    By Rhiannon Mason, Alistair Robinson

    Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics is an accessible guide for the student approaching Museum and Gallery Studies for the first time. Taking a global view, it covers the key ideas, approaches and contentious issues in the field. Balancing theory and practice, the book address important questions…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • World Heritage and Human Rights: Lessons from the Asia-Pacific and global arena book cover

    World Heritage and Human Rights

    Lessons from the Asia-Pacific and global arena

    Edited by Peter Bille Larsen

    The World Heritage community is currently adopting policies to mainstream human rights as part of a wider sustainability agenda. This interdisciplinary book combines a state of the art review of World Heritage policy and practice at the global level with ethnographic case studies from the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Slow Looking: The Art and Practice of Learning Through Observation book cover

    Slow Looking

    The Art and Practice of Learning Through Observation

    By Shari Tishman

    Slow Looking provides a robust argument for the importance of slow looking in learning environments both general and specialized, formal and informal, and its connection to major concepts in teaching, learning, and knowledge. A museum-originated practice increasingly seen as holding wide…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Museums, Power, Knowledge: Selected Essays book cover

    Museums, Power, Knowledge

    Selected Essays

    By Tony Bennett

    Few perspectives have invigorated the development of critical museum studies over the late twentieth and early twenty-first century as much as Foucault’s account of the relations between knowledge and power and their role in processes of governing. Within this literature Tony Bennett’s work stands…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge

  • The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology: Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–62 book cover

    The Enlightenment Rediscovery of Egyptology

    Vitaliano Donati's Egyptian Expedition, 1759–62

    By Angela Scattolin Morecroft

    In 1759 the botanist and scientist Vitaliano Donati led an expedition to Egypt under the patronage of King Carlo Emanuele III of Sardinia, to acquire Egyptian antiquities for the Museum in Turin. Charting his tumultuous expedition, this book reveals how, in spite of his untimely death in 1762,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Entrepreneurship: The Cultural Worker’s Experience of Entrepreneurship book cover

    Cultural Entrepreneurship

    The Cultural Worker’s Experience of Entrepreneurship

    By Annette Naudin

    This book explores the lived experience of cultural entrepreneurship examining the challenges associated with cultural labour including the insecurities of managing precarious working conditions. Drawing on interviews conducted with cultural workers, Cultural Entrepreneurship focuses on how…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • Culture, Innovation and the Economy book cover

    Culture, Innovation and the Economy

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Creativity and Learning in Later Life: An Ethnography of Museum Education book cover

    Creativity and Learning in Later Life

    An Ethnography of Museum Education

    By Shari Sabeti

    Creativity and Learning in Later Life examines how processes such as ‘creativity’ and ‘inspiration’ are experienced by writers who engage with the visual arts, and questions how age is perceived in relation to these processes. The author’s careful analysis challenges many of the assumptions on…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying: The Museum in South Asia book cover

    No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying

    The Museum in South Asia

    Edited by Saloni Mathur, Kavita Singh

    This volume brings together a range of essays that offer a new perspective on the dynamic history of the museum as a cultural institution in South Asia. It traces the museum from its origin as a tool of colonialism and adoption as a vehicle of sovereignty in the nationalist period, till its role in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Museum Learning: Theory and Research as Tools for Enhancing Practice book cover

    Museum Learning

    Theory and Research as Tools for Enhancing Practice

    By Jill Hohenstein, Theano Moussouri

    As museums are increasingly asked to demonstrate not only their cultural, but also their educational and social significance, the means to understand how museum visitors learn becomes ever more important. And yet, learning can be conceptualised and investigated in many ways. Coming to terms with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

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