• Sustainability in an Imaginary World: Art and the Question of Agency book cover

    Sustainability in an Imaginary World

    Art and the Question of Agency, 1st Edition

    By David Maggs, John Robinson

    Sustainability in an Imaginary World explores the social agency of art and its connection to complex issues of sustainability. Over the past decade, interest in art’s agency has ballooned as an increasing number of fields turn to the arts with ever-expanding expectations. Yet just as art is being…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire: Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts book cover

    Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire

    Museums of Design, Industry and the Applied Arts, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Rampley, Markian Prokopovych, Nóra Veszprémi

    Liberalism, Nationalism and Design Reform in the Habsburg Empire is a study of museums of design and applied arts in Austria-Hungary from 1864 to 1914. The Museum for Art and Industry (now the Museum of Applied Arts) as well as its design school occupies a prominent place in the study. The book…

    Hardback – 2020-02-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum book cover

    A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum

    1st Edition

    By Sang-hoon Jang

    A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum examines how the National Museum of Korea, as a national repository of material culture and the state’s premier exhibition facility, has shaped and been shaped by Korean nationalism. Exploring the processes by which the museum has discovered and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Narrative Theory in Conservation: Change and Living Buildings book cover

    Narrative Theory in Conservation

    Change and Living Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Walter

    Narrative Theory in Conservation engages with conservation, heritage studies and architecture approaches to historic buildings, offering a synthesis of the best of each, and demonstrating that conservation is capable of developing a complementary, but distinct, theoretical position of its own.…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past book cover

    Heritage Politics in China

    The Power of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Yujie Zhu, Christina Maags

    Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past studies the impact of heritage policies and discourses on the Chinese state and Chinese society. It sheds light on the way Chinese heritage policies have transformed the narratives and cultural practices of the past to serve the interests of the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Advances in Paleoimaging: Applications for Paleoanthropology, Bioarchaeology, Forensics, and Cultural Artefacts book cover

    Advances in Paleoimaging

    Applications for Paleoanthropology, Bioarchaeology, Forensics, and Cultural Artefacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald G. Beckett, Gerald J. Conlogue

    Advances in Paleoimaging: Applications for Paleoanthropology, Bioarchaeology, Forensics, and Cultural Artefacts builds on the research and advances in technology since the writing of the editors’ first book Paleoimaging: Field Applications for Cultural Remains and Artifacts (ISBN: 9781420090710).…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • The Restoration of the Nativity Church in Bethlehem book cover

    The Restoration of the Nativity Church in Bethlehem

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Alessandri

    This book is a summary of the main restoration works carried out at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem that commenced in September 2013. Work on roof wooden structures, wall and floor mosaics, internal plasters, wooden architraves and painted columns of the naves, external wall surfaces and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-24 
    CRC Press

  • Correction of Differential Settlements in Mexico City's Metropolitan Cathedral and Sagrario Church book cover

    Correction of Differential Settlements in Mexico City's Metropolitan Cathedral and Sagrario Church

    1st Edition

    By Efraín Ovando-Shelley, Enrique Santoyo

    This book describes the geotechnical aspects for correcting the geometry of Mexico City´s Metropolitan Cathedral and of the adjoining Sagrario Church. It describes the main aspects of geotechnical conditions in the city and of the most important hazards affecting these monuments. It discusses the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-24 
    CRC Press
    Built Heritage and Geotechnics

  • Regeneration, Heritage and Sustainable Communities in Turkey: Challenges, Complexities and Potentials book cover

    Regeneration, Heritage and Sustainable Communities in Turkey

    Challenges, Complexities and Potentials, 1st Edition

    By Muge Akkar Ercan

    Over the last three decades, historic housing areas have become one of the major concerns in urban regeneration, housing renovation and conservation projects. Since the late 1990s, the notion of community, sustainability and sustainable community have become rising issues in the urban regeneration…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Documenting the Visual Arts book cover

    Documenting the Visual Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Hallas

    Bringing together an international range of scholars, as well as filmmakers and curators, this book explores the rich variety in form and content of the contemporary art documentary. Since their emergence in the late 1940s as a distinct genre, documentaries about the visual arts have made…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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