• The Digital Future of Museums: Conversations and Provocations book cover

    The Digital Future of Museums

    Conversations and Provocations, 1st Edition

    By Keir Winesmith, Susan Anderson

    The Digital Future of Museums: Provocations and Conversations argues that museums today can neither ignore the importance of digital technologies when engaging their communities, nor fail to address the broader social, economic, and cultural changes that shape their digital offerings.   Through…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Museum Architecture and Design: Theory and Practice of Place book cover

    Contemporary Museum Architecture and Design

    Theory and Practice of Place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Georgia Lindsay

    Contemporary Museum Architecture and Design showcases eighteen diverse essays written by people who design, work in, and study museums, offering a variety of perspectives on this complex building type. Throughout, the authors emphasize new kinds of experiences that museum architecture helps create,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-18 
    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 – 2019-11-09
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Museums and Sites of Persuasion: Politics, Memory and Human Rights book cover

    Museums and Sites of Persuasion

    Politics, Memory and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce Apsel, Amy Sodaro

    Museums and Sites of Persuasion examines the concept of museums and memory sites as locations that attempt to promote human rights, democracy and peace. Demonstrating that such sites have the potential to act as powerful spaces of persuasion or contestation, the book also shows that there are…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Contested Commemoration in U.S. History: Diverging Public Interpretations book cover

    Contested Commemoration in U.S. History

    Diverging Public Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klara Stephanie Szlezák, Melissa M. Bender

    Against the backdrop of two recent socio-political developments—the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration and the surge in nationalist and populist sentiment that ushered in the current administration—Contested Commemoration in U.S. History presents eleven essays focused on…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Global Perspectives on Public History

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities: Contested Pasts book cover

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    Contested Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    Paperback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Rethinking Research in the Art Museum book cover

    Rethinking Research in the Art Museum

    1st Edition

    By Emily Pringle

    Rethinking Research in the Art Museum presents an original and radical perspective on how research can function as an agent of change in art museums today. The book analyses a range of art organisations and draws on numerous interviews with museum professionals to outline the limitations of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge

  • Exhibitions for Social Justice book cover

    Exhibitions for Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Elena Gonzales

    Exhibitions for Social Justice assesses the state of curatorial work for social justice in the Americas and Europe today. Analyzing best practices and new curatorial work to support all those working on exhibitions, Gonzales expounds curatorial practices that lie at the nexus of contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • The Reflective Museum Practitioner: Expanding Practice in Science Museums book cover

    The Reflective Museum Practitioner

    Expanding Practice in Science Museums, 1st Edition

    By Laura W. Martin, Lynn Uyen Tran, Doris B. Ash

    The Reflective Museum Practitioner explores a range of expansive and creative ways in which the concept of “reflective practice” has been applied in the informal STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning environments of museums and zoos. It seeks to demonstrate how such a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02
    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

  • The Curation and Care of Museum Collections book cover

    The Curation and Care of Museum Collections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce A Campbell, Christian Baars

    Museum curators enter the profession with a specialist subject qualification and yet at some point in their career, many curators find themselves in charge of a range of collections outside of their expert knowledge. Interpreting, curating and caring for mixed collections demands of curators a wide…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • Museum Activism book cover

    Museum Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert R. Janes, Richard Sandell

    Only a decade ago, the notion that museums, galleries and heritage organisations might engage in activist practice, with explicit intent to act upon inequalities, injustices and environmental crises, was met with scepticism and often derision. Seeking to purposefully bring about social change was…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

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