• Grasping the World: The Idea of the Museum book cover

    Grasping the World

    The Idea of the Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Preziosi, Claire Farago

    First published in 2004, this volume recognises that there is much more to museums than the documenting, monumentalizing, or theme-parking of identity, history and heritage. This landmark anthology aims to make strange the very existence of museums and to plot a critical, historical and ethical…

    Paperback – 2020-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Collecting and Conserving Net Art: Moving beyond Conventional Methods book cover

    Collecting and Conserving Net Art

    Moving beyond Conventional Methods, 1st Edition

    By Annet Dekker

    Collecting and Conserving Net Art explores the qualities and characteristics of net art and its influence on conservation practices. By addressing and answering some of the challenges facing net art and providing an exploration of its intersection with conservation, the book casts a new light on…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Snapshots of Museum Experience: Understanding Child Visitors Through Photography book cover

    Snapshots of Museum Experience

    Understanding Child Visitors Through Photography, 1st Edition

    By Elee Kirk, Will Buckingham

    Children are one of the major audiences for museums, but their visits are often seen solely from the point of view of museum learning. In Snapshots of Museum Experience, Will Buckingham draws upon Elee Kirk’s research amongst child visitors to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, to…

    Paperback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Academics, Artists, and Museums: 21st-Century Partnerships book cover

    Academics, Artists, and Museums

    21st-Century Partnerships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irina D. Costache, Clare Kunny

    Collaboration and interdisciplinary practice in the museum are on the rise. Academics, Artists, and Museums examines twenty-first century partnerships between the museum and higher education sectors, with a focus on art museums and exhibits. The edited volume offers detailed analysis of how…

    Paperback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museums and Racism book cover

    Museums and Racism

    1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    Racism is a hot topic in museums today, as well as an urgent social issue. Focused on the broad field of multicultural policy, Museums and Racism examines how the Immigration Museum in Melbourne, Australia, has responded to political culture and public debate around racism. Analysis focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West: The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France book cover

    Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography book cover

    Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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

    Counterheritage

    Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Heritage Revitalisation for Tourism in Hong Kong: The Role of Interpretive Planning book cover

    Heritage Revitalisation for Tourism in Hong Kong

    The Role of Interpretive Planning, 1st Edition

    By Chris White

    Heritage tourism is a global multi-million-dollar phenomenon, influencing national, regional and local cultural identities. Hong Kong finds itself at the confluence of several post-colonial economic, political and social developments and with this comes a greater awareness of the need for more…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10
    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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge

  • Material Worlds: Archaeology, Consumption, and the Road to Modernity book cover

    Material Worlds

    Archaeology, Consumption, and the Road to Modernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara J. Heath, Eleanor E. Breen, Lori A. Lee

    Material Worlds examines consumption from an archaeological perspective, broadly exploring the intersection of social relations and objects through the processes of production, distribution, use, reuse, and discard. Interrogating individual objects as well as considering the contexts in which acts…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Museums, Immigrants, and Social Justice book cover

    Museums, Immigrants, and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Sophia Labadi

    This interdisciplinary book argues that museums can offer a powerful, and often overlooked, arena for both exploring and acting upon the interrelated issues of immigration and social justice. Based on three in-depth European case studies, spanning France, Denmark, and the UK, the research examines…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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