Museum & Heritage Studies 2019 New and Key Titles

We are delighted to present a collection of forthcoming, new and key museum and heritage studies titles. Browse some of our highlights below and use the sidebar categories to explore the collection in more detail.

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  • Numismatic Archaeology of North America

    A Field Guide, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie H. Akin, James C. Bard, Kevin Akin

    Numismatic Archaeology of North America is the first book to provide an archaeological overview of the coins and tokens found in a wide range of North American archaeological sites. It begins with a comprehensive and well-illustrated review of the various coins and tokens that circulated in North…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25
    Guides to Historical Artifacts

  • The Objects of Experience

    Transforming Visitor-Object Encounters in Museums, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Wood, Kiersten F Latham

    What if museums could harness the emotional and intellectual connections people have to personal and everyday objects to create richer visitor experiences? In this book, Elizabeth Wood and Kiersten Latham present the Object Knowledge Framework, a tool for using objects to connect museum visitors to…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31

  • Museum Objects

    Experiencing the Properties of Things, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra H. Dudley

    Museum Objects provides a set of readings that together create a distinctive emphasis and perspective on the objects which lie at the heart of interpretive practice in museums, material culture studies and everyday life. This reader brings together classic and up to date texts on the nature and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-22
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Interpreting Art in Museums and Galleries

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Whitehead

    In this pioneering book, Christopher Whitehead provides an overview and critique of art interpretation practices in museums and galleries. Covering the philosophy and sociology of art, traditions in art history and art display, the psychology of the aesthetic experience and ideas about learning and…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02

  • Museums in the Material World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Knell

    Museums in the Material World seeks to both introduce classic and thought-provoking pieces and contrast them with articles which reveal grounded practice. The articles are selected from across the full breadth of museum disciplines and are linked by a logical narrative, as detailed in the section…

    Paperback – 2007-07-26
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies