Paperbacks Direct: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • 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

  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World book cover

    Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Sculpture and the Museum book cover

    Sculpture and the Museum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher R. Marshall

    Sculpture and the Museum is the first in-depth examination of the varying roles and meanings assigned to sculpture in museums and galleries during the modern period, from neo-classical to contemporary art practice. It considers a rich array of curatorial strategies and settings in order to examine…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Shakespeare and Renaissance Literary Theories: Anglo-Italian Transactions book cover

    Shakespeare and Renaissance Literary Theories

    Anglo-Italian Transactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Marrapodi

    Throwing fresh light on a much discussed but still controversial field, this collection of essays places the presence of Italian literary theories against and alongside the background of English dramatic traditions, to assess this influence in the emergence of Elizabethan theatrical convention and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Digital Applications for Cultural and Heritage Institutions book cover

    Digital Applications for Cultural and Heritage Institutions

    1st Edition

    Electronic imaging and digital applications have brought numerous benefits for museums, galleries, archives and other organizations in the arts, culture and heritage sectors. Bringing together leading international practitioners from different disciplines, the EVA (Electronic Imaging and the Visual…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • World Art and the Legacies of Colonial Violence book cover

    World Art and the Legacies of Colonial Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel J. Rycroft

    How have imperialism and its after-effects impacted patterns of cultural exchange, artistic creativity and historical/curatorial interpretation? World Art and the Legacies of Colonial Violence - comprised of ten essays by an international roster of art historians, curators, and anthropologists -…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Local Studies Collection Management book cover

    Local Studies Collection Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dewe

    A helpful and informative guide for librarians responsible for local studies collections covering the key issues in the twenty-first century. Each chapter is written by a different specialist, covering: resource providers; management of service provision; management of the collection and its…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Performing Nordic Heritage: Everyday Practices and Institutional Culture book cover

    Performing Nordic Heritage

    Everyday Practices and Institutional Culture, 1st Edition

    By Lizette Gradén

    Edited by Peter Aronsson

    The performance of heritage takes place in prestigious institutions such as museums and archives, in officially sanctioned spaces such as jubilees and public monuments, but also in more mundane, ephemeral and banal cultural practices, such as naming of phenomena, viewing exhibitions or walking in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Culture and Class in English Public Museums, 1850-1914 book cover

    Culture and Class in English Public Museums, 1850-1914

    1st Edition

    By Kate Hill

    The nineteenth century witnessed a flowering of museums in towns and cities across Britain. As well as providing a focus for collections of artifacts and a place of educational recreation, this work argues that municipal museums had a further, social role. In a situation of rapid urban growth,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Historical Urban Studies Series

  • Photojournalism and the Origins of the French Writer House Museum (1881-1914): Privacy, Publicity, and Personality book cover

    Photojournalism and the Origins of the French Writer House Museum (1881-1914)

    Privacy, Publicity, and Personality, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Emery

    Why did writers' private homes become so linked to their work that contemporaries began preserving them as museums? Photojournalism and the Origins of the French Writer House Museum addresses this and other questions by providing an overview of the social forces that brought writers' homes to the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • The Cultural World of Eleonora di Toledo: Duchess of Florence and Siena book cover

    The Cultural World of Eleonora di Toledo

    Duchess of Florence and Siena, 1st Edition

    Edited by Konrad Eisenbichler

    Eleonora di Toledo was a powerful and influential woman who, over the course of nearly a quarter century (1539-62), contributed profoundly to the cultural flowering of ducal Florence. Her patronage of some of the leading artists of the time, her support of newly arrived Jesuit preachers, her…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

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