Taylor & Francis India: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Grasping the World: The Idea of the Museum book cover

    Grasping the World

    The Idea of the Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Preziosi, Claire Farago

    First published in 2004, this volume recognises that there is much more to museums than the documenting, monumentalizing, or theme-parking of identity, history and heritage. This landmark anthology aims to make strange the very existence of museums and to plot a critical, historical and ethical…

    Paperback – 2020-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Iconoclasm and the Museum book cover

    Iconoclasm and the Museum

    1st Edition

    By Stacy Boldrick

    Iconoclasm and the Museum addresses the museum’s historic tendency to be silent about destruction through an exploration of institutional attitudes to iconoclasm, or image breaking, and the concept’s place in public display. Presenting a selection of focused case studies, Boldrick examines…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Museums and Design for Creative Lives book cover

    Museums and Design for Creative Lives

    1st Edition

    By Suzanne MacLeod

    Museums and Design for Creative Lives questions what we sacrifice when we allow economic imperatives to shape public museums, whilst also considering the implications of these new museum realities. It also asks: how might we instead design for creative lives? Drawing together 28 case studies of…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Museum Diplomacy in the Digital Age book cover

    Museum Diplomacy in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    By Natalia Grincheva

    Museum Diplomacy in the Digital Age explores online museums as sites of contemporary cultural diplomacy. Building on scholarship that highlights how museums can constitute and regulate citizens, construct national communities, and project messages across borders, the book explores the political…

    Paperback – 2020-07-24 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Doing Public Humanities book cover

    Doing Public Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Smulyan

    Doing Public Humanities explores the cultural landscape from disruptive events to websites, from tours to exhibits, from after school arts programs to archives, giving readers a wide-ranging look at the interdisciplinary practice of public humanities. Combining a practitioner’s focus on case…

    Paperback – 2020-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Emotional Heritage: Visitor Engagement at Museums and Heritage Sites book cover

    Emotional Heritage

    Visitor Engagement at Museums and Heritage Sites, 1st Edition

    By Laurajane Smith

    Emotional Heritage brings the issues of affect and power in the theorisation of heritage to the fore, whilst also highlighting the affective and political consequences of heritage-making. Drawing on interviews with visitors to museums and heritage sites in the United States, Australia and England…

    Paperback – 2020-07-21 
    Routledge

  • Migrant, Multicultural and Diasporic Heritage: Beyond and Between Borders book cover

    Migrant, Multicultural and Diasporic Heritage

    Beyond and Between Borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Dellios, Eureka Henrich

    Migrant, Multicultural and Diasporic Heritage explores the role heritage has played in representing, contesting and negotiating the history and politics of ethnic, migrant, multicultural, diasporic or ‘other’ heritages’ in, within, between and beyond nations and national boundaries. Containing…

    Paperback – 2020-07-17 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Managing Natural Science Collections: A Guide to Strategy, Planning and Resourcing book cover

    Managing Natural Science Collections

    A Guide to Strategy, Planning and Resourcing, 1st Edition

    By Robert Huxley, Christiane Quaisser, René W.R.J. Dekker, Carol R. Butler

    Managing Natural Science Collections demonstrates the need for consistency and evidence-based decision-making in the management of natural science collections, which are becoming increasingly valuable when it comes to addressing societal challenges. Drawing upon the experience of four experts…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Museum Practices and the Posthumanities: Curating for Earthly Habitability book cover

    Museum Practices and the Posthumanities

    Curating for Earthly Habitability, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Cameron

    Our planet is at risk from climate change, war, terrorism, drought and extreme weather events, and the unintended consequences of unfettered biotechnological and economic development. Many of these problems are the consequence of an erroneous and dangerous detachment from our environment and others…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Curating Under Pressure: International Perspectives on Negotiating Conflict and Upholding Integrity book cover

    Curating Under Pressure

    International Perspectives on Negotiating Conflict and Upholding Integrity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Marstine, Svetlana Mintcheva

    Curating Under Pressure breaks the silence surrounding curatorial self-censorship and shows that it is both endemic to the practice and ubiquitous. Contributors map the diverse forms such self-censorship takes and offer creative strategies for negotiating curatorial integrity. This is the first…

    Paperback – 2020-07-14 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Museums and Social Change: Challenging the Unhelpful Museum book cover

    Museums and Social Change

    Challenging the Unhelpful Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adele Chynoweth, Bernadette Lynch, Klaus Petersen, Sarah Smed

    Museums and Social Change explores the ways museums can work in collaboration with marginalised groups to work for social change and, in so doing, re-think the museum. Drawing on the first-hand experiences of museum practitioners and their partners around the world, the volume demonstrates the…

    Paperback – 2020-07-10 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • A Catalogue of the Shaw-Hellier Collection book cover

    A Catalogue of the Shaw-Hellier Collection

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Ledsham

    In this compilation, first published in 1999, Ian Ledsham compiles an extensive catalogue of the Shaw-Hellier Collection, complete with diagrams regarding how we use text.…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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