• 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

  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West: The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France book cover

    Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Collecting and Conserving Net Art: Moving beyond Conventional Methods book cover

    Collecting and Conserving Net Art

    Moving beyond Conventional Methods, 1st Edition

    By Annet Dekker

    Collecting and Conserving Net Art explores the qualities and characteristics of net art and its influence on conservation practices. By addressing and answering some of the challenges facing net art and providing an exploration of its intersection with conservation, the book casts a new light on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Museums, Immigrants, and Social Justice book cover

    Museums, Immigrants, and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Sophia Labadi

    This interdisciplinary book argues that museums can offer a powerful, and often overlooked, arena for both exploring and acting upon the interrelated issues of immigration and social justice. Based on three in-depth European case studies, spanning France, Denmark, and the UK, the research examines…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Disobedient Museum: Writing at the Edge book cover

    The Disobedient Museum

    Writing at the Edge, 1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    The Disobedient Museum: Writing at the Edge aims to motivate disciplinary thinking to reimagine writing about museums as an activity where resistant forms of thinking, seeing, feeling, and acting can be produced, and to theorize this process as a form of protest against disciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Museum Storage and Meaning: Tales from the Crypt book cover

    Museum Storage and Meaning

    Tales from the Crypt, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjam Brusius, Kavita Singh

    Beyond their often beautiful exhibition halls, many museums contain vast, hidden spaces in which objects may be stored, conserved, or processed. Museums can also include unseen archives, study rooms, and libraries which are inaccessible to the public. This collection of essays focuses on this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Archaeologies of Us and Them: Debating History, Heritage and Indigeneity book cover

    Archaeologies of Us and Them

    Debating History, Heritage and Indigeneity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotta Hillerdal, Anna Karlström, Carl-Gösta Ojala

    Archaeologies of “Us” and “Them” explores the concept of indigeneity within the field of archaeology and heritage and in particular examines the shifts in power that occur when ‘we’ define ‘the other’ by categorizing ‘them’ as indigenous. Recognizing the complex and shifting distinctions between…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Belgian Museums of the Great War: Politics, Memory, and Commerce book cover

    Belgian Museums of the Great War

    Politics, Memory, and Commerce, 1st Edition

    By Karen Shelby

    Belgian Museums of the Great War: Politics, Memory, and Commerce examines the handling of the centennial of World War I by several museums along the Western Front in Flanders, Belgium. In the twenty-first century, the museum has become a strategic space for negotiating ownership of and access to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Global Mobilities: Refugees, Exiles, and Immigrants in Museums and Archives book cover

    Global Mobilities

    Refugees, Exiles, and Immigrants in Museums and Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy K. Levin

    Global Mobilities illustrates the significant engagement of museums and archives with populations that have experienced forced or willing migration: emigrants, exiles, refugees, asylum seekers, and others. The volume explores the role of public institutions in the politics of integration and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Sharing Archaeology: Academe, Practice and the Public book cover

    Sharing Archaeology

    Academe, Practice and the Public, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Stone, Zhao Hui

    As a discipline, Archaeology has developed rapidly over the last half-century. The increase in so-called ‘public archaeology,’ with its wide range of television programming, community projects, newspaper articles, and enhanced site-based interpretation has taken archaeology from a closed academic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Archaeology in Environment and Technology: Intersections and Transformations book cover

    Archaeology in Environment and Technology

    Intersections and Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Frankel, Susan Lawrence, Jennifer Webb

    Environments, landscapes, and ecological systems are often seen as fundamental by archaeologists, but how they relate to society is understood in very different ways. The chapters in this book take environment, culture, and technology together. All have been the focus of much attention; often one…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Representing the Nation: Heritage, Museums, National Narratives, and Identity in the Arab Gulf States book cover

    Representing the Nation

    Heritage, Museums, National Narratives, and Identity in the Arab Gulf States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Erskine-Loftus, Mariam Ibrahim Al-Mulla, Victoria Hightower

    The 1970s saw the emergence and subsequent proliferation across the Arabian Peninsula of ‘national museums’, institutions aimed at creating social cohesion and affiliation to the state within a disparate population. Representing the Nation examines the wide-ranging use of exhibitionary forms of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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