Museum & Heritage Studies: Heritage Management & Conservation

  • The Political Museum: Power, Conflict, and Identity in Cyprus book cover

    The Political Museum

    Power, Conflict, and Identity in Cyprus

    By Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert, Alexandra Bounia

    This engaging volume reveals how politics permeates all facets of museum practice, particularly in regions of political conflict. In these settings, museums can be extraordinarily influential for shaping identity and collective memory and for peace building. Using key Cypriote archaeological,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • The National Historic Preservation Act: Past, Present, and Future book cover

    The National Historic Preservation Act

    Past, Present, and Future

    Edited by Kimball M. Banks, Ann M. Scott

    Assessing fifty years of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), passed in 1966, this volume examines the impact of this key piece of legislation on heritage practices in the United States. The editors and contributing authors summarize how we approached compliance in the past, how we…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13
    Routledge

  • Constructing Destruction: Heritage Narratives in the Tsunami City book cover

    Constructing Destruction

    Heritage Narratives in the Tsunami City

    By Trinidad Rico

    Large-scale disasters mobilize heritage professionals to a narrative of heritage-at-risk and a standardized set of processes to counter that risk. Trinidad Rico’s critical ethnography analyses heritage practices in the aftermath of the tsunami that swamped Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in 2004 and the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • Politics of Memory: Making Slavery Visible in the Public Space book cover

    Politics of Memory

    Making Slavery Visible in the Public Space

    Edited by Ana Lucia Araujo

    The public memory of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade, which some years ago could be observed especially in North America, has slowly emerged into a transnational phenomenon now encompassing Europe, Africa, and Latin America, and even Asia – allowing the populations of African descent,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Modernity and the Museum in the Arabian Peninsula book cover

    Modernity and the Museum in the Arabian Peninsula

    By Karen Exell

     Modernity and the Museum in the Arabian Peninsula is dedicated to the recent and rapid high-profile development of museums in the Arabian Peninsula, focusing on the a number of the Arabian Peninsula states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and theUAE. These Gulf states are dynamically involved in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-21
    Routledge

  • Contested Representations: Revisiting 'Into the Heart of Africa' book cover

    Contested Representations

    Revisiting 'Into the Heart of Africa'

    By Shelly R. Butler

    The controversy surrounding the significant "Into the Heart of Africa" exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada is explored in this compelling and analytical text. The exhibit has become an international, controversial touchstone for issues surrounding the politics of visual representation,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Managing Innovation and Cultural Management in the Digital Era: The case of the National Palace Museum book cover

    Managing Innovation and Cultural Management in the Digital Era

    The case of the National Palace Museum

    Edited by Rua-Huan Tsaih, Tzu-Shian Han

    The world-class National Palace Museum (NPM) in Taiwan possesses a repository of the largest collection of Chinese cultural treasures of outstanding quality. Through implementing a two-organizational restructuring, and shifting its operational focus from being object-oriented to public-centered, it…

    Hardback – 2016-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Business Management

  • National Galleries book cover

    National Galleries

    By Simon Knell

    Are national galleries different from other kinds of art gallery or museum? What value is there for the nation in a collection of international masterpieces? How are national galleries involved in the construction national art? National Galleries is the first book to undertake a panoramic view of a…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe book cover

    Materializing Gender in Eighteenth-Century Europe

    Edited by Jennifer G. Germann, Heidi A. Strobel

    Art history has enriched the study of material culture as a scholarly field. This interdisciplinary volume enhances this literature through the contributors' engagement with gender as the conceptual locus of analysis in terms of femininity, masculinity, and the spaces in between. Collectively,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Locating American Art: Finding Art's Meaning in Museums, Colonial Period to the Present book cover

    Locating American Art

    Finding Art's Meaning in Museums, Colonial Period to the Present

    Edited by Cynthia Fowler

    How does museum location shape the interpretation of an art object by critics, curators, art historians, and others? To what extent is the value of a work of art determined by its location? Providing a close examination of individual works of American art in relation to gallery and museum location,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28
    Routledge

  • The Nature of Cultural Heritage, and the Culture of Natural Heritage book cover

    The Nature of Cultural Heritage, and the Culture of Natural Heritage

    Edited by David Lowenthal, Kenneth Olwig

    The idea that the heritage of nature is fundamentally cultural is provocative to many, but it is becoming increasingly accepted in the context of heritage preservation. It is argued here that a person’s perspective on natural vs. cultural heritage as a contested patrimony is, to some extent,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Introducing Peace Museums book cover

    Introducing Peace Museums

    By Joyce Apsel

    This volume examines peace museums, a small and important (but often overlooked) series of museums whose numbers have multiplied world-wide in recent decades. They relate stories and display artifacts—banners, diaries, and posters for example about such themes as: art and peace, antiwar histories,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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