• Museum Diplomacy in the Digital Age book cover

    Museum Diplomacy in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    By Natalia Grincheva

    Museum Diplomacy in the Digital Age explores online museums as sites of contemporary cultural diplomacy. Building on scholarship that highlights how museums can constitute and regulate citizens, construct national communities, and project messages across borders, the book explores the political…

    Paperback – 2020-07-24 
    Museum Meanings

  • 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

    Emotional Heritage brings the issues of affect and power in the theorisation of heritage to the fore, whilst also highlighting the affective and political consequences of heritage-making. Drawing on interviews with visitors to museums and heritage sites in the United States, Australia and England…

    Paperback – 2020-07-21 

  • Migrant, Multicultural and Diasporic Heritage: Beyond and Between Borders book cover

    Migrant, Multicultural and Diasporic Heritage

    Beyond and Between Borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Dellios, Eureka Henrich

    Migrant, Multicultural and Diasporic Heritage explores the role heritage has played in representing, contesting and negotiating the history and politics of ethnic, migrant, multicultural, diasporic or ‘other’ heritages’ in, within, between and beyond nations and national boundaries. Containing…

    Paperback – 2020-07-17 
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • 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 – 2020-07-15 

  • Curating Under Pressure: International Perspectives on Negotiating Conflict and Upholding Integrity book cover

    Curating Under Pressure

    International Perspectives on Negotiating Conflict and Upholding Integrity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Marstine, Svetlana Mintcheva

    Curating Under Pressure breaks the silence surrounding curatorial self-censorship and shows that it is both endemic to the practice and ubiquitous. Contributors map the diverse forms such self-censorship takes and offer creative strategies for negotiating curatorial integrity. This is the first…

    Paperback – 2020-07-14 
    Museum Meanings

  • 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 – 2020-07-10 
    Museum Meanings

  • 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 – 2020-06-30 

  • Academics, Artists, and Museums: 21st-Century Partnerships book cover

    Academics, Artists, and Museums

    21st-Century Partnerships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irina D. Costache, Clare Kunny

    Collaboration and interdisciplinary practice in the museum are on the rise. Academics, Artists, and Museums examines twenty-first century partnerships between the museum and higher education sectors, with a focus on art museums and exhibits. The edited volume offers detailed analysis of how…

    Paperback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • 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 re-imagine how museums and science centres can create exhibitions that embrace criticality and visitor…

    Paperback – 2020-05-08 

  • 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 multifunctional 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 – 2020-04-24 

  • 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 

  • 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
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

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