• Designing for the Museum Visitor Experience book cover

    Designing for the Museum Visitor Experience

    1st Edition

    By Tiina Roppola

    Exhibition environments are enticingly complex spaces: as facilitators of experience; as free-choice learning contexts; as theaters of drama; as encyclopedic warehouses of cultural and natural heritage; as two-, three- and four-dimensional storytellers; as sites for self-actualizing leisure…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • New Directions in Museum Ethics book cover

    New Directions in Museum Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Marstine, Alexander Bauer, Chelsea Haines

    This book considers key ethical questions in museum policy and practice, particularly those related to issues of collection and display. What does a collection signify in the twenty-first century museum? How does an engagement with immateriality challenge museums’ concept of ownership, and how does…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

  • Museum as Process: Translating Local and Global Knowledges book cover

    Museum as Process

    Translating Local and Global Knowledges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Silverman

    The museum has become a vital strategic space for negotiating ownership of and access to knowledges produced in local settings. Museum as Process presents community-engaged "culture work" of a group of scholars whose collaborative projects consider the social spaces between the museum and community…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
    Museum Meanings

  • Remembering Genocide book cover

    Remembering Genocide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nigel Eltringham, Pam Maclean

    In Remembering Genocide an international group of scholars draw on current research from a range of disciplines to explore how communities throughout the world remember genocide. Whether coming to terms with atrocities committed in Namibia and Rwanda, Australia, Canada, the Punjab, Armenia,…

    Paperback – 2014-06-25
    Remembering the Modern World

  • Museums and Migration: History, Memory and Politics book cover

    Museums and Migration

    History, Memory and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Gourievidis

    Recent decades have seen migration history and issues increasingly featured in museums. Museums and Migration explores the ways in which museum spaces - local, regional, national - have engaged with the history of migration, including internal migration, emigration and immigration. It presents the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16
    Museum Meanings

  • Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections: The Crisis of Cultural Authority book cover

    Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections

    The Crisis of Cultural Authority, 1st Edition

    By Tiffany Jenkins

    Since the late 1970s human remains in museum collections have been subject to claims and controversies, such as demands for repatriation by indigenous groups who suffered under colonization. These requests have been strongly contested by scientists who research the material and consider it unique…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Cultural History Reader book cover

    The Cultural History Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter McCaffery, Ben Marsden

    The Cultural History Reader is the first volume to collect together the distinctive contributions made by cultural historians across the spectrum of historiographical methods. It offers a unique view into the insights to be gained from examining how cultural factors have shaped people's experiences…

    Paperback – 2013-10-21
    Routledge Readers in History

  • Museums and Social Activism: Engaged Protest book cover

    Museums and Social Activism

    Engaged Protest, 1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    Museums and Social Activism is the first study to bring together historical accounts of the African American and later American Indian civil rights-related social and reform movements that took place on the Smithsonian Mall through the 1960s and 1970s in Washington DC with the significant but…

    Paperback – 2013-10-14
    Museum Meanings

  • Museums and the Paradox of Change book cover

    Museums and the Paradox of Change

    3rd Edition

    By Robert R. Janes

    Museums throughout the world are under increasing pressure in the wake of the 2008/2009 economic recession and the many pressing social and environmental issues that are assuming priority. The major focus of concern in the global museum community is the sustainability of museums in light of these…

    Paperback – 2013-04-18

  • Memorylands: Heritage and Identity in Europe Today book cover


    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

  • Memory and History: Understanding Memory as Source and Subject book cover

    Memory and History

    Understanding Memory as Source and Subject, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Tumblety

    How does the historian approach memory and how do historians use different sources to analyze how history and memory interact and impact on each other? Memory and History explores the different aspects of the study of this field. Taking examples from Europe, Australia, the USA and Japan and…

    Paperback – 2013-04-02
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Museum Architecture: A New Biography book cover

    Museum Architecture

    A New Biography, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne MacLeod

    Recent decades have witnessed an explosion of museum building around the world and the subsequent publication of multiple texts dedicated to the subject. Museum Architecture: A new biography focuses on the stories we tell of museum buildings in order to explore the nature of museum architecture and…

    Paperback – 2013-03-25

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