Museum & Heritage Studies: Heritage Management & Conservation

  • Representing Enslavement and Abolition in Museums: Ambiguous Engagements book cover

    Representing Enslavement and Abolition in Museums

    Ambiguous Engagements

    Edited by Laurajane Smith, Geoff Cubitt, Kalliopi Fouseki, Ross Wilson

    The year 2007 marked the bicentenary of the Act abolishing British participation in the slave trade. Representing Enslavement and Abolition on Museums- which uniquely draws together contributions from academic commentators, museum professionals, community activists and artists who had an…

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

  • Counterheritage: Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia book cover


    Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia

    By Denis Byrne

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular…

    Hardback – 2014-05-01
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • The Architecture of Art Museums: A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010 book cover

    The Architecture of Art Museums

    A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010

    By Ronnie Self

    As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push the limits of building technology. Art museums are places of pleasure, education and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28

  • Material Culture and Asian Religions: Text, Image, Object book cover

    Material Culture and Asian Religions

    Text, Image, Object

    Edited by Benjamin Fleming, Richard Mann

    Traditionally, research on the history of Asian religions has been marked by a bias for literary evidence, privileging canonical texts penned in ‘classical’ languages. Not only has a focus on literary evidence shaped the dominant narratives about the religious histories of Asia, in both scholarship…

    Hardback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • The Afterlives of Monuments book cover

    The Afterlives of Monuments

    Edited by Deborah Cherry

    South Asia is famous for its monuments, past and present. Monuments have been created, destroyed and rescued by competing communities and incoming empires in the making and re-making of history, identity and memory. This collection brings together an international cohort of senior scholars and…

    Hardback – 2014-03-27

  • Crafting Preservation Criteria: The National Register of Historic Places and American Historic Preservation book cover

    Crafting Preservation Criteria

    The National Register of Historic Places and American Historic Preservation

    By John H. Sprinkle, Jr.

    In 1966, American historic preservation was transformed by the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act, which created a National Register of Historic Places. Now comprising more than 1.4 million historic properties across the country, the National Register is the official federal list of…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14

  • Bodies in Conflict: Corporeality, Materiality, and Transformation book cover

    Bodies in Conflict

    Corporeality, Materiality, and Transformation

    Edited by Paul Cornish, Nicholas J Saunders

    Twentieth-century war is a unique cultural phenomenon and the last two decades have seen significant advances in our ability to conceptualize and understand the past and the character of modern technological warfare. At the forefront of these developments has been the re-appraisal of the human body…

    Hardback – 2013-12-24

  • Staircases: History, Repair and Conservation book cover


    History, Repair and Conservation

    Edited by James W. P. Campbell, Michael Tutton

    The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more staircases, but has celebrated them. For such an apparently simple part of a building they…

    Hardback – 2013-11-20

  • Heritage Tourism book cover

    Heritage Tourism

    By Hyung Yu Park

    Heritage tourism has become an increasingly significant component of the global tourism industry, particularly in countries striving to diversify away from sea, sand and sun. This growth has had profound influences on the presentation and representation of both tangible and intangible heritage…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11

  • Creativity in Museum Practice book cover

    Creativity in Museum Practice

    By Linda Norris, Rainey Tisdale

    With this book, museum professionals can learn how to unleash creative potential throughout their institution. Drawing from a wide range of research on creativity as well as insights from today’s most creative museum leaders, the authors present a set of practical principles about how museum…

    Paperback – 2013-11-01

  • Heritage and Community Engagement: Collaboration or Contestation? book cover

    Heritage and Community Engagement

    Collaboration or Contestation?

    Edited by Emma Waterton, Steve Watson

    This book is about the way that professionals in archaeology and in other sectors of heritage interact with a range of stakeholder groups, communities and the wider public. Whilst these issues have been researched and discussed over many years and in many geographical contexts, the debate seems to…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31

  • The Objects of Experience: Transforming Visitor-Object Encounters in Museums book cover

    The Objects of Experience

    Transforming Visitor-Object Encounters in Museums

    By Elizabeth Wood, Kiersten F Latham

    What if museums could harness the emotional and intellectual connections people have to personal and everyday objects to create richer visitor experiences? In this book, Elizabeth Wood and Kiersten Latham present the Object Knowledge Framework, a tool for using objects to connect museum visitors to…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31

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