2019 Library, Museum and Heritage Studies Titles for Review

We are delighted to present a list of recently published Library, Museum and Heritage Studies titles. If you would like to request a review copy, please complete our online form.

December 2018- January 2019

  • Museum Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert R. Janes, Richard Sandell

    Only a decade ago, the notion that museums, galleries and heritage organisations might engage in activist practice, with explicit intent to act upon inequalities, injustices and environmental crises, was met with scepticism and often derision. Seeking to purposefully bring about social change was…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18
    Museum Meanings

  • Museums as Cultures of Copies

    The Crafting of Artefacts and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brita Brenna, Hans Dam Christensen, Olav Hamran

    Few institutions are warier of copies than museums. Few fields of knowledge are more prone to denounce copies as fake than the heritage field. Few discourses are as concerned with authenticity, aura, originals and provenance as those concerning exhibiting and collecting. So why is it that these are…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Rise of the Must-See Exhibition

    Blockbusters in Australian Museums and Galleries, 1st Edition

    By Anna Lawrenson, Chiara O'Reilly

    Blockbuster exhibitions are ubiquitous fixtures in the cultural calendars of major museums and galleries worldwide. The Rise of the Must-See Exhibition charts their ascent across a diverse array of museums and galleries. The book positions these exhibits in the Australian cultural context,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies