Paperbacks Direct: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Sentient Relics: Museums and Cinematic Affect book cover

    Sentient Relics

    Museums and Cinematic Affect, 1st Edition

    By Janice Baker

    Sentient Relics explores museums through cinema and challenges the dominant focus of museum theory as an inclusion–exclusion debate. The author responds to the Enlightenment, ‘rational’ museum of reason contrasting this with the museum of affect and reveals these ‘two museums’ operating alongside…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09 
    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 – 2019-11-09 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905: An Institutional Biography book cover

    Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905

    An Institutional Biography, 1st Edition

    By Diana Reynolds Cordileone

    In Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905: An Institutional Biography, Diana Cordileone applies standard methods of cultural and intellectual history for close readings of Riegl’s published texts, several of which are still unavailable in English. Further, the author compares Riegl’s work to several of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • 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

  • A Catalogue of the Shaw-Hellier Collection book cover

    A Catalogue of the Shaw-Hellier Collection

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Ledsham

    In this compilation, first published in 1999, Ian Ledsham compiles an extensive catalogue of the Shaw-Hellier Collection, complete with diagrams regarding how we use text.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • In Crime's Archive: The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence book cover

    In Crime's Archive

    The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Biber

    This book investigates what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of legal proceedings. During the criminal trial, evidentiary material is tightly regulated; it is formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence and criminal procedure. However, these…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Producing the Past: Aspects of Antiquarian Culture and Practice 1700–1850 book cover

    Producing the Past

    Aspects of Antiquarian Culture and Practice 1700–1850, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy Peltz, Martin Myrone

    First published in 1999, this volume examines antiquarianism which had its roots in Renaissance thought and was a popular intellectual and cultural pursuit throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The antiquarian work of collecting, compiling and presenting material which exposed the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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