• 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

  • New Perspectives in Cultural Resource Management book cover

    New Perspectives in Cultural Resource Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francis P. McManamon

    New Perspectives in Cultural Resource Management describes the historic developments, current challenges, and future opportunities presented by contemporary Cultural Resource Management (CRM). CRM is a substantial aspect of archaeology, history, historical architecture, historical preservation, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Disobedient Museum: Writing at the Edge book cover

    The Disobedient Museum

    Writing at the Edge, 1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    The Disobedient Museum: Writing at the Edge aims to motivate disciplinary thinking to reimagine writing about museums as an activity where resistant forms of thinking, seeing, feeling, and acting can be produced, and to theorize this process as a form of protest against disciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Museum Storage and Meaning: Tales from the Crypt book cover

    Museum Storage and Meaning

    Tales from the Crypt, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjam Brusius, Kavita Singh

    Beyond their often beautiful exhibition halls, many museums contain vast, hidden spaces in which objects may be stored, conserved, or processed. Museums can also include unseen archives, study rooms, and libraries which are inaccessible to the public. This collection of essays focuses on this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Managing Heritage in Africa: Who Cares? book cover

    Managing Heritage in Africa

    Who Cares?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Webber Ndoro, Shadreck Chirikure, Janette Deacon

    Managing Heritage in Africa provides a wide-ranging, up-to-date synthesis of heritage management practice in Africa, covering a broad spectrum of heritage issues such as archaeology, living traditions, sacred sites, heritage of pain (slavery), international conventions cultural landscapes, heritage…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Persistence of Taste: Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu book cover

    The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Quinn, Dave Beech, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

    This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of the social practice of taste in the wake of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of taste. For the first time, this book unites sociologists and other social scientists with artists and curators, art theorists and art educators, and art, design and cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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