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  • The Galerie Espagnole and the Museo Nacional 1835–1853: Saving Spanish Art, or the Politics of Patrimony book cover

    The Galerie Espagnole and the Museo Nacional 1835–1853

    Saving Spanish Art, or the Politics of Patrimony, 1st Edition

    By Alisa Luxenberg

    An important and critical re-evaluation of the Galerie Espagnole, this book presents new interpretations of the special collection of Spanish (or purportedly Spanish) paintings formed under Louis-Philippe and exhibited in the Louvre from 1838 through 1848. Alisa Luxenberg undertakes a new…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Borghese Collections and the Display of Art in the Age of the Grand Tour book cover

    The Borghese Collections and the Display of Art in the Age of the Grand Tour

    1st Edition

    By Carole Paul

    The redecoration of the exhibition spaces at the Borghese palace and villa, undertaken together with the reinstallation of the family's vast art collections, was one of the most important events in the cultural life of eighteenth-century Rome. In this comprehensive study, Carole Paul reconstructs…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857: Entrepreneurs, Connoisseurs and the Public book cover

    The Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857

    Entrepreneurs, Connoisseurs and the Public, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Pergam

    An overdue study of a groundbreaking event, this is the first book-length examination of the Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857. Intended to rehabilitate Manchester's image at a heady time of economic prosperity, the Exhibition became a touchstone for aesthetic, social, and economic issues…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Modernism and the Mediterranean: The Maeght Foundation book cover

    Modernism and the Mediterranean

    The Maeght Foundation, 1st Edition

    By Jan K. Birksted

    Situated in a Mediterranean landscape, the Maeght Foundation is a unique Modernist museum, product of an extraordinary collaboration between the architect, José Luis Sert, and the artists whose work was to be displayed there. The architecture, garden design and art offer a rare opportunity to see…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Histories of Vision

  • Museums in the New Mediascape: Transmedia, Participation, Ethics book cover

    Museums in the New Mediascape

    Transmedia, Participation, Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Kidd

    The museum today faces complex questions of definition, representation, ethics, aspiration and economic survival. Alongside this we see burgeoning use of an array of new media including increasingly dynamic web portals and content, digital archives, social networks, blogs and online games. At the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture book cover

    Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage book cover

    Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mia Ridge

    Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Contemporary Perspectives on the Detection, Investigation and Prosecution of Art Crime: Australasian, European and North American Perspectives book cover

    Contemporary Perspectives on the Detection, Investigation and Prosecution of Art Crime

    Australasian, European and North American Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Chappell, Saskia Hufnagel

    In the world of law enforcement art and antiquity crime has in the past usually assumed a place of low interest and priority. That situation has now slowly begun to change on both the local and international level as criminals, encouraged in part by the record sums now being paid for art treasures,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge

  • Heritage Conservation and Japan's Cultural Diplomacy: Heritage, National Identity and National Interest book cover

    Heritage Conservation and Japan's Cultural Diplomacy

    Heritage, National Identity and National Interest, 1st Edition

    By Natsuko Akagawa

    Japan’s heritage conservation policy and practice, as deployed through its foreign aid programs, has become one of the main means through which post-World War II Japan has sought to mark its presence in the international arena, both globally and regionally. Heritage conservation has been intimately…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Museums and Design Education: Looking to Learn, Learning to See book cover

    Museums and Design Education

    Looking to Learn, Learning to See, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Reynolds

    Edited by Beth Cook

    How can museum educators and higher education tutors enhance the way HE students use museums? There are many examples in the UK of museums and universities working together in productive and innovative ways, but these relationships tend to be based on individual enthusiasm and opportunistic…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage book cover

    Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    By Ronda L. Brulotte

    Edited by Michael A. Di Giovine

    Food - its cultivation, preparation and communal consumption - has long been considered a form of cultural heritage. A dynamic, living product, food creates social bonds as it simultaneously marks off and maintains cultural difference. In bringing together anthropologists, historians and other…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Time Matter(s): Invention and Re-Imagination in Built Conservation: The Unfinished Drawing and Building of St. Peter's, the Vatican book cover

    Time Matter(s): Invention and Re-Imagination in Built Conservation

    The Unfinished Drawing and Building of St. Peter's, the Vatican, 1st Edition

    By Federica Goffi

    Even though the idea of altering an existing building is presently a well established practice within the context of adaptive reuse, when the building in question is a 'mnemonic building', of recognized heritage value, alterations are viewed with suspicion, even when change is a recognized…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

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