Museum & Heritage Studies: Heritage Management & Conservation

  • Industrial Heritage Sites in Transformation: Clash of Discourses book cover

    Industrial Heritage Sites in Transformation

    Clash of Discourses

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Heike Oevermann

    The management of industrial heritage sites requires rethinking in the context of urban change, and the issue of how to balance protection, preservation/conservation, and development becomes all the more crucial as industrial heritage sites grow in number. This brings into play new challenges—not…

    Hardback – 2014-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Political Culture, Soft Interventions and Nation Building book cover

    Political Culture, Soft Interventions and Nation Building

    Edited by Tiffany Jenkins

    This book raises questions about cultural interventions, an area of investigation somewhat overlooked in place of developing a critique of political interventions. Whilst political interventions are more explicit, coercive, and have a wide-reaching impact, it is important also to examine the way…

    Hardback – 2014-07-23
    Routledge

  • The Serious Leisure Perspective: An Introduction book cover

    The Serious Leisure Perspective

    An Introduction

    By Sam Elkington, Robert A. Stebbins

    The "Serious Leisure Perspective" (SLP) is a theoretical framework that can help us understand the complexities of modern leisure as both an activity and an experience. Bringing together the study of serious leisure, casual leisure and project-based leisure, it is an essential component of the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14
    Routledge

  • Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration book cover

    Architectural Tiles

    Conservation and Restoration, 2nd Edition

    By Lesley Durbin

    This new edition of Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration continues to inform and educate on appropriate means towards the preservation of this valuable heritage. It not only contains new and up to date information on materials, practical methods, and historical research but also…

    Hardback – 2014-07-08
    Routledge

  • Open-Air Rock-Art Conservation and Management: State of the Art and Future Perspectives book cover

    Open-Air Rock-Art Conservation and Management

    State of the Art and Future Perspectives

    Edited by Timothy Darvill, Antonio Pedro Batarda Fernandes

    While much has been achieved in understanding and managing weather effects and erosion phenomena affecting ancient imagery within the relatively protected environments of caves and rock-shelters, the same cannot be said of rock-art panels situated in the open-air. Despite the fact that the number…

    Hardback – 2014-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Remembering Genocide book cover

    Remembering Genocide

    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
    Routledge
    Remembering the Modern World

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

    Museums and Migration

    History, Memory and Politics

    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
    Routledge
    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

    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
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture book cover

    Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture

    Edited by Juliette Fritsch

    Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture publishes the proceedings of the first annual Sackler Centre for Arts Education conference at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London. The conference launched the annual series by addressing the question of how gallery interpretation…

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

  • 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
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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

    Counterheritage

    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
    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
    Routledge

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