Paperbacks Direct: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum book cover

    Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

    By Jennifer Barrett, Jacqueline Millner

    This unique book proposes a re-reading of the relationship between artists and the contemporary museum. In Australia in particular, the museum has played a significant role in the colonial project and this has generally been considered as the predominant mode of artists' engagement with such…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Challenging History in the Museum: International Perspectives book cover

    Challenging History in the Museum

    International Perspectives

    By Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall

    Challenging History in the Museum explores work with difficult, contested and sensitive heritages in a range of museum contexts. It is based on the Challenging History project, which brings together a wide range of heritage professionals, practitioners and academics to explore heritage and museum…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula: Debates, Discourses and Practices book cover

    Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula

    Debates, Discourses and Practices

    By Karen Exell, Trinidad Rico

    Heritage projects in the Arabian Peninsula are developing rapidly. Museums and heritage sites are symbols of shifting national identities, and a way of placing the Arabian Peninsula states on the international map. Global, i.e. Western, heritage standards and practices have been utilised for the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage: Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe book cover

    Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage

    Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe

    By Perla Innocenti

    This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging challenges of social inclusion and cultural dialogue, hybrid…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Policy, Work and Identity: The Creation, Renewal and Negotiation of Professional Subjectivities book cover

    Cultural Policy, Work and Identity

    The Creation, Renewal and Negotiation of Professional Subjectivities

    Edited by Jonathan Paquette

    How have cultural policies created new occupations and shaped professions? This book explores an often unacknowledged dimension of cultural policy analysis: the professional identity of cultural agents. It analyses the relationship between cultural policy, identity and professionalism and draws…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Curious Lessons in the Museum: The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions book cover

    Curious Lessons in the Museum

    The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions

    By Claire Robins

    Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the distinct contributions that twentieth and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation practices. There are fewer still that recognise the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Disaster Management for Libraries and Archives book cover

    Disaster Management for Libraries and Archives

    By John Feather

    Edited by Graham Matthews

    Disaster planning might not seem a pressing concern - until disaster strikes. Recent events have reminded us that any collection or service may be at risk, and libraries and archives must have prevention and recovery measures in place. Written by academics and practitioners, drawing on firsthand…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Engaging the Senses: Object-Based Learning in Higher Education book cover

    Engaging the Senses: Object-Based Learning in Higher Education

    By Helen J. Chatterjee, Leonie Hannan

    The use of museum collections as a path to learning for university students is fast becoming a new pedagogy for higher education. Despite a strong tradition of using lectures as a way of delivering the curriculum, the positive benefits of ’active’ and ’experiential learning’ are being recognised in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • From Museum Critique to the Critical Museum book cover

    From Museum Critique to the Critical Museum

    By Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius, Piotr Piotrowski

    Since the late nineteenth century, museums have been cited as tools of imperialism and colonialism, as strongholds of patriarchalism, masculinism, homophobia and xenophobia, and accused both of elitism and commercialism. But, could the museum absorb and benefit from its critique, turning into a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Democracy and the Public: Nordic Approaches book cover

    Heritage, Democracy and the Public

    Nordic Approaches

    By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    What is the significance of heritage for how welfare is defined? What function does heritage have in the public realm and how is heritage becoming a resource for citizens to gain influence in society? Who and what defines the public debates and the politics about heritage? Is there a knowledge gap…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives: Current Practice and Future Developments book cover

    Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives

    Current Practice and Future Developments

    Edited by John Feather

    The preservation of library and archival materials can encompass everything from bookbinding and paper repair to new techniques for maintaining and exploiting digital text, sound or images. Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives brings together an international team of contributors…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Managing Cultural Heritage: An International Research Perspective book cover

    Managing Cultural Heritage

    An International Research Perspective

    By Luca Zan, Sara Bonini Baraldi, Maria Lusiani, Daniel Shoup, Paolo Ferri, Federica Onofri

    Heritage as a field of research and collective action has emerged only in the last 40 years, spurred by the 1972 Unesco World Heritage Convention. Conservation was the touchstone discipline of the field, but the highly interdisciplinary nature of heritage has brought in a wide diversity of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

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