Paperbacks Direct: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice: Decolonizing Engagement book cover

    Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Bryony Onciul

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Exhibiting Madness in Museums: Remembering Psychiatry Through Collection and Display book cover

    Exhibiting Madness in Museums

    Remembering Psychiatry Through Collection and Display, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catharine Coleborne, Dolly MacKinnon

    While much has been written on the history of psychiatry, remarkably little has been written about psychiatric collections or curating. Exhibiting Madness in Museums offers a comparative history of independent and institutional collections of psychiatric objects in Australia, New Zealand, Canada…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Education, Values and Ethics in International Heritage: Learning to Respect book cover

    Education, Values and Ethics in International Heritage

    Learning to Respect, 1st Edition

    By Jeanette Atkinson

    The changing and evolving relationship between museums and communities, Indigenous, ethnic and marginalized, has been a primary point of discussion in the heritage sector in recent years. Questions of official and unofficial heritage, whose artefacts to collect and exhibit and why, have informed…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • LGBT People and the UK Cultural Sector: The Response of Libraries, Museums, Archives and Heritage since 1950 book cover

    LGBT People and the UK Cultural Sector

    The Response of Libraries, Museums, Archives and Heritage since 1950, 1st Edition

    By John Vincent

    This book examines the complex and conflicting relationships between LGBT people and our cultural and heritage organisations including libraries, museums and archives. In this unique book established author John Vincent draws together current good practice, and also highlights issues which urgently…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

  • British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response: Reflections Across the Pond book cover

    British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response

    Reflections Across the Pond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inge Reist

    British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response - Reflections Across the Pond presents 14 essays by distinguished art - and cultural - historians. Collectively, they examine points of similarity and difference in the approaches to art collecting practiced in Britain and the United States…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Video Art Historicized: Traditions and Negotiations book cover

    Video Art Historicized

    Traditions and Negotiations, 1st Edition

    By Malin Hedlin Hayden

    Video art emerged as an art form that from the 1960s and onwards challenged the concept of art - hence, art historical practices. From the perspective of artists, critics, and scholars engaged with this new medium, art was seen as too limiting a notion. Important issues were to re-think art as a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Architecture of the Illusive Distance book cover

    The Architecture of the Illusive Distance

    1st Edition

    By Amir H. Ameri

    Focusing on three secular institutional building types: libraries, museums, and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which have seen to the formation of these institutions, the development of their architecture,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Pedagogies of Public Memory: Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Memorials, and Archives book cover

    Pedagogies of Public Memory

    Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Memorials, and Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Greer, Laurie Grobman

    Pedagogies of Public Memory explores opportunities for writing and rhetorical education at museums, archives, and memorials. Readers will follow students working and writing at well-known sites of international interest (e.g., the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Grey Funnel Lines: Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970 book cover

    Grey Funnel Lines

    Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970, 1st Edition

    By Cyril Tawney

    Originally published in 1987. In this book we find songs reflecting every aspect of life in the twentieth-century Royal Navy, both upper and lower deck: war, ship’s routine, aviation, submarines, the antics of dockyard personnel, not to mention the matelot’s shore-going adventures, both amorous and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • The Chime Child: or Somerset Singers Being An Account of Some of Them and Their Songs Collected Over Sixty Years book cover

    The Chime Child

    or Somerset Singers Being An Account of Some of Them and Their Songs Collected Over Sixty Years, 1st Edition

    By Ruth L. Tongue

    Originally published in 1968. The author, a well-known contemporary and friend of folklorist Katharine M. Briggs, collected a tremendous store of folk music material over many years and eventually decided to put some of it on permanent record. This book comprises a cross-section of rescued melodies…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Village Song & Culture: A Study Based on the Blunt Collection of Song from Adderbury North Oxfordshire book cover

    Village Song & Culture

    A Study Based on the Blunt Collection of Song from Adderbury North Oxfordshire, 1st Edition

    By Michael Pickering

    Originally published in 1982. The songs on which this study is based were once vibrant in the throats and ears and minds of living people. This book examines the songs and their meanings in relation to the lives of those people, and relates them to the cultural tradition and practice of which they…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Tree of strings: Crann nan teud: a history of the harp in Scotland book cover

    Tree of strings

    Crann nan teud: a history of the harp in Scotland, 1st Edition

    By Keith Sanger, Alison Kinnaird

    This is the first history of the harp in Scotland to be published. It sets out to trace the development of the instrument from its earliest appearance on the Pictish stones of the 8th century, to the present day. Describing the different harps played in the Highlands and the Lowlands of Scotland,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

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