2019 Library, Museum and Heritage Studies Titles for Review

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September - October 2018

  • A Museum Studies Approach to Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila Watson, Amy Jane Barnes, Katy Bunning

    Heritage’s revival as a respected academic subject has, in part, resulted from an increased awareness and understanding of indigenous rights and non-Western philosophies and practices, and a growing respect for the intangible. Heritage has, thus far, focused on management, tourism and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Cultural Heritage, Ethics and Contemporary Migrations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cornelius Holtorf, Andreas Pantazatos, Geoffrey Scarre

    Cultural Heritage, Ethics and Contemporary Migrations breaks new ground in our understanding of the challenges faced by heritage practitioners and researchers in the contemporary world of mass migration, where people encounter new cultural heritage and relocate their own. It focuses particularly on…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17

  • Museum Development and Cultural Representation

    Developing the Kelabit Highlands Community Museum, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Sweet, Meghan Kelly

    Museum Development and Cultural Representation critically examines the development of a museum and cultural heritage centre in the indigenous Kelabit Highlands in Sarawak, Malaysia. Building on their direct involvement in the development of the project, the authors appraise the process in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02

  • Museums and the Ancient Middle East

    Curatorial Practice and Audiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Emberling, Lucas P. Petit

    Museums and the Ancient Middle East is the first book to focus on contemporary exhibit practice in museums that present the ancient Middle East. Bringing together the latest thinking from a diverse and international group of leading curators, the book presents the views of those working in one…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Collecting the Past

    British Collectors and their Collections from the 18th to the 20th Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Toby Burrows, Cynthia Johnston

    Today’s libraries and museums are heavily indebted to the passions and obsessions of numerous individual collectors who devoted their lives to amassing collections of books, manuscripts, artworks, and other culturally significant objects. Collecting the Past brings together the latest research on a…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11

  • The Contemporary Museum

    Shaping Museums for the Global Now, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Knell

    The Contemporary Museum issues a challenge to those who view the museum as an artefact of history, constrained in its outlook as much by professional, institutional and disciplinary creed, as by the collections it accumulated in the distant past. Denying that the museum can locate its purpose in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29