Paperbacks Direct: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Social Memory Technology: Theory, Practice, Action book cover

    Social Memory Technology

    Theory, Practice, Action

    By Karen Worcman, Joanne Garde-Hansen

    Memory is a fundamental aspect of being and becoming, intimately entwined with space, time, place, landscape, emotion, imagination and identity. Memory studies is a burgeoning field of enquiry drawing from a range of social science, arts and humanities disciplines including human geography,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Sculptors and Design Reform in France, 1848 to 1895: Sculpture and the Decorative Arts book cover

    Sculptors and Design Reform in France, 1848 to 1895

    Sculpture and the Decorative Arts

    By Claire Jones

    Challenging distinctions between fine and decorative art, this book begins with a critique of the Rodin scholarship, to establish how the selective study of his oeuvre has limited our understanding of French nineteenth-century sculpture. The book's central argument is that we need to include the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • William Hunter's World: The Art and Science of Eighteenth-Century Collecting book cover

    William Hunter's World

    The Art and Science of Eighteenth-Century Collecting

    Edited by E. Geoffrey Hancock, Nick Pearce, Mungo Campbell

    Despite William Hunter's stature as one of the most important collectors and men of science of the eighteenth century, and the fact that his collection is the foundation of Scotland's oldest public museum, The Hunterian, until now there has been no comprehensive examination in a single volume of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Consuming Surrealism in American Culture: Dissident Modernism book cover

    Consuming Surrealism in American Culture

    Dissident Modernism

    By Sandra Zalman

    Consuming Surrealism in American Culture: Dissident Modernism argues that Surrealism worked as a powerful agitator to disrupt dominant ideas of modern art in the United States. Unlike standard accounts that focus on Surrealism in the U.S. during the 1940s as a point of departure for the ascendance…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Striking Images, Iconoclasms Past and Present book cover

    Striking Images, Iconoclasms Past and Present

    Edited by Stacy Boldrick, Leslie Brubaker, Richard Clay

    All cultures make, and break, images. Striking Images, Iconoclasms Past and Present explores how and why people have made and modified images and other cultural material from pre-history into the 21st century. With its impressive chronological sweep and disciplinary breadth, this is the first book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Tourism and the Creative Industries: Theories, policies and practice book cover

    Tourism and the Creative Industries

    Theories, policies and practice

    Edited by Philip Long, Nigel D. Morpeth

    This book focuses on the theoretical, policy and practice linkages and disjunctures between tourism and the creative industries. There are clear and strong intersections between the sectors, for example in the development and application of new and emerging media in tourism; festivals and cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Heritage Cuisines: Traditions, identities and tourism book cover

    Heritage Cuisines

    Traditions, identities and tourism

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    Food is one of the most fundamental elements of culture and a significant marker of regional and ethnic identity. It encompasses many other elements of cultural heritage beyond the physical ingredients required for its production. These include folklore, religion, language, familial bonds, social…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

  • Battlefield Events: Landscape, commemoration and heritage book cover

    Battlefield Events

    Landscape, commemoration and heritage

    Edited by Keir Reeves, Geoffrey R. Bird, Laura James, Birger Stichelbaut, Jean Bourgeois

    Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage is an investigative and analytical study into the way in which significant landscapes of war have been constructed and imagined through events over time to articulate specific narratives and denote consequence and identity. The book charts…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Arts Governance: People, Passion, Performance book cover

    Arts Governance

    People, Passion, Performance

    By Ruth Rentschler

    Since the crisis in governance which led to a shortage of capable board members, recent years have seen the emergence of the enterprising arts organisation – a development which has led to the need for new types of board members who have a greater understanding of 'mission, money and merit' within…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration book cover

    Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration

    By Fraser MacDonald, Charles W.J. Withers

    Focusing on aspects of the functioning of technology, and by looking at instruments and at instrumental performance, this book addresses the epistemological questions arising from examining the technological bases to geographical exploration and knowledge claims. Questions of geography and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

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