• 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
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    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Private Collector's Museum: Public Good Versus Private Gain book cover

    The Private Collector's Museum

    Public Good Versus Private Gain, 1st Edition

    By Georgina S Walker

    The Private Collector’s Museum connects the rising popularity of private museums with evolving models of collecting and philanthropy, and new inter-relationships between private and public space. It examines how contemporary collectors construct museums to frame themselves as cultural arbiters of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
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    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Personalization of the Museum Visit: Art Museums, Discourse, and Visitors book cover

    The Personalization of the Museum Visit

    Art Museums, Discourse, and Visitors, 1st Edition

    By Seph Rodney

    The Personalization of the Museum Visit examines a fundamental shift in institutional behavior in museums located in the United States and the United Kingdom. Contending that art museums have moved toward a new paradigm of public engagement, it posits that modern museum visitors are treated as…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
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    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Underwater Cultural Heritage: Ethical concepts and practical challenges book cover

    Underwater Cultural Heritage

    Ethical concepts and practical challenges, 1st Edition

    By Elena Perez-Alvaro

    Underwater Cultural Heritage investigates cases of underwater cultural heritage, exploring ethical issues that have never been studied before. A vast cultural heritage lies beneath the sea, including the archaeological remains of more than three million vessels, as well as historic monuments and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
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    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Cultural Heritage, Ageing, Disability, and Identity: Practice, and the development of inclusive capital book cover

    Cultural Heritage, Ageing, Disability, and Identity

    Practice, and the development of inclusive capital, 1st Edition

    By Simon Hayhoe

    Cultural Heritage, Ageing, Disability, and Identity examines the effects of disability and ageing on engagement with cultural heritage and associated cultural identity formation processes. Combining theory with detailed case study research, it unpicks both the current state of play and future…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
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    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship: A New Model for a Challenging Era book cover

    Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship

    A New Model for a Challenging Era, 1st Edition

    By Haitham Eid

    Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship makes a contribution towards building a museum perspective of innovation that takes into consideration the unique role of museums in society. Beginning and ending with the idea of museum innovation in a wider sense, the book takes digital innovation as…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
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    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
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  • Curatorial Challenges: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Curating book cover

    Curatorial Challenges

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Curating, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malene Vest Hansen, Anne Folke Henningsen, Anne Gregersen

    Curatorial Challenges investigates the challenges faced by curators in contemporary society and explores which practices, ways of thinking, and types of knowledge production curating exhibitions could challenge. Bringing together international curators and researchers from the fields of art and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
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    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Interpreting Objects in the Hybrid Museum: Convergence, Collections and Cultural Policy book cover

    Interpreting Objects in the Hybrid Museum

    Convergence, Collections and Cultural Policy, 1st Edition

    By Helena Robinson

    Interpreting Objects in the Hybrid Museum examines the recent trend for converged collecting institutions and uses its investigation as a catalyst for critical reflection by all stakeholders on the risks, as well as advantages, of integration for cultural engagement. Drawing on three case…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
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    Museums in Focus

  • Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation book cover

    Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vinayak Bharne, Trudi Sandmeier

    The act of identifying, protecting, restoring, and reusing buildings, districts, and built landscapes of historic and cultural significance is, at its best, a reflective and consequential process of urban and socio-economic reform. It has the potential to reconcile conflicting memories, meanings,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
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  • Classical Heritage and European Identities: The Imagined Geographies of Danish Classicism book cover

    Classical Heritage and European Identities

    The Imagined Geographies of Danish Classicism, 1st Edition

    By Lærke Maria Andersen Funder, Troels Myrup Kristensen, Vinnie Nørskov

    Classical Heritage and European Identities examines how the heritages of classical antiquity have been used to construct European identities, and especially the concept of citizenship, in Denmark from the eighteenth century to the present day. It implements a critical historiographical perspective…

    Hardback – 2019-02-19
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    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • 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
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    Museum Meanings

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