Paperbacks Direct: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Collecting Prints and Drawings in Europe, c. 1500–1750 book cover

    Collecting Prints and Drawings in Europe, c. 1500–1750

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Baker, Caroline Elam, Genevieve Warwick

    Prints and drawings have been keenly collected in Europe since at least the early sixteenth century. Relatively modest in price, they offered artists, amateurs and collectors of a systematic turn of mind the opportunity to put together holdings with a wide representation of different hands, schools…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Sport Heritage book cover

    Sport Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Ramshaw

    This book brings together many new and exciting international approaches to sport heritage. It provides a thought-provoking sport heritage case study that would be of interest to students and researchers in history, geography, anthropology, marketing, and industry practitioners at sporting events.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Faded and Threadbare Historic Textiles and their Role in Houses Open to the Public book cover

    Faded and Threadbare Historic Textiles and their Role in Houses Open to the Public

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Ponsonby

    Many historic houses that open to the public in England and Wales - particularly those owned by the National Trust - preserve their contents rather than restore them to a particular period. The former owners of these houses often retained objects from various periods and this layering of history…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • Antiquarianism and the Visual Histories of Louis XIV: Artifacts for a Future Past book cover

    Antiquarianism and the Visual Histories of Louis XIV

    Artifacts for a Future Past, 1st Edition

    By Robert Wellington

    Antiquarianism and the Visual Histories of Louis XIV: Artifacts for a Future Past provides a new interpretation of objects and images commissioned by Louis XIV (1638-1715) to document his reign for posterity. The Sun King's image-makers based their prediction of how future historians would…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Corporate Responsibility for Cultural Heritage: Conservation, Sustainable Development, and Corporate Reputation book cover

    Corporate Responsibility for Cultural Heritage

    Conservation, Sustainable Development, and Corporate Reputation, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Starr

    This book examines the relationship between two divergent fields – corporate activity and heritage conservation – linking the financing of conservation and its benefits with the corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals of the private sector. Through discussion of physical conservation, benefits…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Narrating Objects, Collecting Stories book cover

    Narrating Objects, Collecting Stories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra H. Dudley, Amy Jane Barnes, Jennifer Binnie, Julia Petrov, Jennifer Walklate

    Narrating Objects, Collecting Stories is a wide-ranging collection of essays exploring the stories that can be told by and about objects and those who choose to collect them. Examining objects and collecting in different historical, social and institutional contexts, an international,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Commemorative Events: Memory, Identities, Conflict book cover

    Commemorative Events

    Memory, Identities, Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

    Commemorative Events emphasise remembering. They are held on the anniversaries of significant past events, either annually or after significant time periods. Commemorative events provide fascinating insight into how societies see themselves, their heritage and their identity. These events however…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Tourism Art and Souvenirs: The Material Culture of Tourism book cover

    Tourism Art and Souvenirs

    The Material Culture of Tourism, 1st Edition

    By David Hume

    This book examines the relationship between art and tourism through the study of the material culture of tourism: tourist art and souvenirs. It thoroughly examines how to categorise the material culture of tourism within the discourses of contemporary art and cultural anthropology, and demonstrates…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Contemporary Issues in Cultural Heritage Tourism book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Cultural Heritage Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie Kaminski, Angela M Benson, David Arnold

    The perceived quality of a destination’s cultural offering has long been a significant factor in determining tourist choices of destination.  More recently, the need to present touristic offerings that include cultural experiences and heritage has become widely recognised, that this aspect of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • The Arts and Events book cover

    The Arts and Events

    1st Edition

    By Hilary Du Cros, Lee Jolliffe

    Cultural heritage and contemporary arts benefit from being showcased in events. Arts-related events are each unique in reflecting local culture; they may be therefore spontaneous (street art and so on) or planned (i.e. studio tours or arts festivals). The Arts and Events explores the nature and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War: Creativity Behind Barbed Wire book cover

    Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War

    Creativity Behind Barbed Wire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Harold Mytum

    This book focuses on the numerous examples of creativity produced by POWs and civilian internees during their captivity, including: paintings, cartoons, craftwork, needlework, acting, musical compositions, magazine and newspaper articles, wood carving, and recycled Red Cross tins turned into plates…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Rituals and Traditional Events in the Modern World book cover

    Rituals and Traditional Events in the Modern World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Many events have evolved over centuries, drawing on local customs and conditions. However, as the world becomes increasingly globalised, traditional events and the identities they support are increasingly being challenged and rituals may be lost. Reacting against this trend towards homogeneity,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

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