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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Heritage Studies

  • Maritime Heritage in Crisis

    Indigenous Landscapes and Global Ecological Breakdown, 1st Edition

    By Richard M. Hutchings

    Grounded in critical heritage studies and drawing on a Pacific Northwest Coast case study, Maritime Heritage in Crisis explores the causes and consequences of the contemporary destruction of Indigenous heritage sites in maritime settings. Maritime heritage landscapes are undergoing a period of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Archaeology & Indigenous Peoples

  • Museums, Ethics and Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by ICOM

    This volume provides an unparalleled exploration of ethics and museum practice, considering the controversies and debates which surround key issues such as provenance, ownership, cultural identity, environmental sustainability and social engagement. Using a variety of case studies which reflect the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • Preservation of Archaeological Remains In Situ

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Caple

    Preservation of Archaeological Remains In-Situ: A Reader reveals to the heritage practitioner (archaeologist, conservator, inspector of ancient monuments, conservation officer) and archaeology and heritage studies student, the issues surrounding the preservation of archaeological remains in-situ.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge

  • Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability

    International Frameworks, National and Local Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Labadi, William Logan

    More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas, and cities provide the setting for contemporary challenges such as population growth, mass tourism and unequal access to socio-economic opportunities. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability examines the impact of these issues…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • The Future of Heritage as Climates Change

    Loss, Adaptation and Creativity, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Harvey, Jim Perry

    Climate change is a critical issue for heritage studies. Sites, objects and ways of life all are coming under threat, requiring alternative management, or requiring specific climate change adaptation. Heritage is key to interpreting the societal significance of climate change; notions (and images)…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Haunted Heritage

    The Cultural Politics of Ghost Tourism, Populism, and the Past, 1st Edition

    By Michele Hanks

    Haunted Heritage is a fascinating scholarly examination of the dynamics of ghost or paranormal tourism. Michele Hanks explores how this phenomenon allows for the re-articulation and re-configuring of ideas of heritage, epistemic authority, nation, and belonging. Drawing on long-term ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge
    Heritage, Tourism, and Community

  • Memorylands

    Heritage and Identity in Europe Today, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Macdonald

    Memorylands is an original and fascinating investigation of the nature of heritage, memory and understandings of the past in Europe today. It looks at how Europe has become a ’memoryland’ – littered with material reminders of the past, such as museums, heritage sites and memorials; and at how this…

    Paperback – 2013-04-02
    Routledge

  • Faith in Heritage

    Displacement, Development, and Religious Tourism in Contemporary China, 1st Edition

    By Robert J Shepherd

    Using the example of China’s Wutai Shan—recently designated both a UNESCO World Heritage site and a national park—Robert J. Shepherd analyzes Chinese applications of western notions of heritage management within a non-western framework. What does the concept of world heritage mean for a site…

    Paperback – 2013-02-15
    Routledge
    Heritage, Tourism, and Community

  • Conservation of Cultural Heritage

    Key Principles and Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Hanna M. Szczepanowska

    Conservation of Cultural Heritage covers the methods and practices needed for future museum professionals who will be working in various capacities with museum collections and artifacts. It also assists current professionals in understanding the complex decision-making processes that face…

    Paperback – 2012-12-06
    Routledge

  • Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Carla Pascoe

    Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage explores how the everyday experiences of children, and their imaginative and creative worlds, are collected, interpreted and displayed in museums and on monuments, and represented through objects and cultural lore. Young people constitute up to half the…

    Paperback – 2012-11-19
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Heritage

    Critical Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Rodney Harrison

    Historic sites, memorials, national parks, museums…we live in an age in which heritage is ever-present. But what does it mean to live amongst the spectral traces of the past, the heterogeneous piling up of historic materials in the present? How did heritage grow from the concern of a handful of…

    Paperback – 2012-08-30
    Routledge

  • Heritage and Social Media

    Understanding heritage in a participatory culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Giaccardi

    Heritage and Social Media explores how social media reframes our understanding and experience of heritage. Through the idea of ‘participatory culture’ the book begins to examine how social media can be brought to bear on the encounter with heritage and on the socially produced meanings and values…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge