• 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

    Through the use of interviews this book argues that heritage is itself a performance in which particular readings of the past are used to help individuals, communities, institutions, nations and so forth to navigate cultural and social change and dissonance, while also mediating expressions of…

    Hardback – 2020-07-15 
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  • 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 – 2020-07-13 
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    Museum Meanings

  • Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape book cover

    Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Fisher, Simon Bell, Vittoria Capresi, Maria Helena Maia, Cristina Pallini

    Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape explores rural topographies produced by large-scale agricultural development and colonisation schemes planned and carried out in the 20th Century. Based on applied research conducted as part of an EU-funded project, this book collates material from an…

    Hardback – 2020-07-07 
    Routledge

  • The Role of Today's Museum book cover

    The Role of Today's Museum

    1st Edition

    By Clive Gray, Vikki McCall

    The Role of Today’s Museum provides a thorough investigation of what museums do and why. Arguing that museums are multi-functional institutions, the book examines the consequences of this for the services that museums provide, the publics to whom they are provided and the providers themselves.…

    Paperback – 2020-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Art in Heritage Spaces book cover

    Contemporary Art in Heritage Spaces

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Cass, Gill Park, Anna Powell

    Contemporary Art in Heritage Spaces considers the challenges that accompany an assessment of the role of contemporary art in heritage contexts, whilst also examining ways to measure and articulate the impact and value of these intersections in the future. Presenting a variety of perspectives from…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Creating and Governing Cultural Heritage in the European Union (Open Access): The European Heritage Label book cover

    Creating and Governing Cultural Heritage in the European Union (Open Access)

    The European Heritage Label, 1st Edition

    By Tuuli Lähdesmäki, Viktorija L.A. Čeginskas, Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus, Katja Mäkinen, Johanna Turunen

    Creating and Governing Cultural Heritage in the European Union provides an interdisciplinary examination of the ways in which European cultural heritage is created, communicated, and governed via the new European Heritage Label scheme. Drawing on ethnographic field research conducted at sites in…

    Hardback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Controversy in Science Museums: Re-imagining Exhibition Spaces and Practice book cover

    Controversy in Science Museums

    Re-imagining Exhibition Spaces and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Erminia Pedretti, Ana Maria Navas-Iannini

    Controversy in Science Museums focuses on exhibitions that approach sensitive or controversial topics. With a keen sense of past and current practices, Pedretti and Navas Iannini examine and reimagine how museums and science centres can create exhibitions that embrace criticality and visitor agency…

    Paperback – 2020-05-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Sacred Heritage in Japan book cover

    Sacred Heritage in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aike P. Rots, Mark Teeuwen

    Sacred Heritage in Japan is the first volume to explicitly address the topics of Japanese religion and heritage preservation in connection with each other. The book examines what happens when places of worship and ritual practices are rebranded as national culture. It also considers the impact of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
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    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Museums and Racism book cover

    Museums and Racism

    1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    Racism is a hot topic in museums today, as well as an urgent social issue. Focused on the broad field of multicultural policy, Museums and Racism examines how the Immigration Museum in Melbourne, Australia, has responded to political culture and public debate around racism. Analysis focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Heritage Sites and their Audiences: The Power of the Past book cover

    Chinese Heritage Sites and their Audiences

    The Power of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Rouran Zhang

    Chinese Heritage Sites and their Audiences provides a Chinese perspective on tourists’ relationship to heritage. Contributing to ongoing debates within heritage and tourism studies, the book offers insights into how and why visitors engage with such sites. Drawing on interviews with domestic…

    Hardback – 2020-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Narrative Theory in Conservation: Change and Living Buildings book cover

    Narrative Theory in Conservation

    Change and Living Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Walter

    Narrative Theory in Conservation engages with conservation, heritage studies, and architecture approaches to historic buildings, offering a synthesis of the best of each, and demonstrating that conservation is capable of developing a complementary, but distinct, theoretical position of its own.…

    Hardback – 2020-04-06 
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