• Museums and Social Change: Challenging the Unhelpful Museum book cover

    Museums and Social Change

    Challenging the Unhelpful Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernadette Lynch, Sarah Smed, Adele Chynoweth, Klaus Petersen

    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 – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • 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 multi-functional 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 – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Sacred Heritage in Japan book cover

    Sacred Heritage in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aike P. Rots, Mark Teeuwen

    Sacred Heritage in Japan is the first volume to explicitly address the topics of Japanese religion and heritage preservation in connection with each other. The book examines what happens when places of worship and ritual practices are rebranded as national culture. It also considers the impact of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • 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 reimagine how museums and science centres can create exhibitions that embrace criticality and visitor agency…

    Paperback – 2020-04-16 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Heritage Sites and their Audiences: The Power of the Past book cover

    Chinese Heritage Sites and their Audiences

    The Power of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Rouran Zhang

    Chinese Heritage Sites and their Audiences provides a Chinese perspective on tourists’ relationship to heritage. Contributing to ongoing debates within heritage and tourism studies, the book offers insights into how and why visitors engage with such sites. Drawing on interviews with domestic…

    Hardback – 2020-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Narrative Theory in Conservation: Change and Living Buildings book cover

    Narrative Theory in Conservation

    Change and Living Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Walter

    Narrative Theory in Conservation engages with conservation, heritage studies and architecture approaches to historic buildings, offering a synthesis of the best of each, and demonstrating that conservation is capable of developing a complementary, but distinct, theoretical position of its own.…

    Hardback – 2020-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Creating and Governing Cultural Heritage in the European Union (Open Access): The European Heritage Label book cover

    Creating and Governing Cultural Heritage in the European Union (Open Access)

    The European Heritage Label, 1st Edition

    By Tuuli Lähdesmäki, Viktorija L.A Čeginskas, Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus, Katja Mäkinen, Johanna Turunen

    Creating and Governing Cultural Heritage in the European Union provides an interdisciplinary examination of the ways in which European cultural heritage is created, communicated, and governed via the new European Heritage Label scheme. Drawing on ethnographic field research conducted at sites in…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • 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

  • A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum book cover

    A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum

    1st Edition

    By Sang-hoon Jang

    A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum examines how the National Museum of Korea, as a national repository of material culture and the state’s premier exhibition facility, has shaped and been shaped by Korean nationalism. Exploring the processes by which the museum has discovered and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past book cover

    Heritage Politics in China

    The Power of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Yujie Zhu, Christina Maags

    Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past studies the impact of heritage policies and discourses on the Chinese state and Chinese society. It sheds light on the way Chinese heritage policies have transformed the narratives and cultural practices of the past to serve the interests of the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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