Paperbacks Direct: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Building Better Arts Facilities: Lessons from a U.S. National Study book cover

    Building Better Arts Facilities

    Lessons from a U.S. National Study, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Woronkowicz, D. Carroll Joynes, Norman Bradburn

    At the turn of the 21st century, a significant boom in the construction of cultural buildings took saw the creation of hundreds of performing arts centers, theaters, and museums. After these buildings were completed, however, many of these cultural organizations struggled to survive, or,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Museums in China: Power, Politics and Identities book cover

    Museums in China

    Power, Politics and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Lie Dan Lu

    From the earliest museums established by Western missionaries in order to implement religious and political power, to the role they have played in the formation of the modern Chinese state, the origin and development of museums in mainland China differ significantly from those in the West. The…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Heritage and the Olympics: People, Place and Performance book cover

    Heritage and the Olympics

    People, Place and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Gammon, Gregory Ramshaw, Emma Waterton

    The Olympic Games have evolved into the most prestigious sport event on the planet. As a consequence, each Games generates more and more interest from the academic community. Sociology, politics, geography and history have all played a part in helping to understand the meanings and implications of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • The History of Gauged Brickwork book cover

    The History of Gauged Brickwork

    1st Edition

    By Gerard Lynch

    This book takes a look at the history and use of cut, rubbed and gauged brickwork; the use of tools and equipment and the differences between historic and contemporary bricks with a view to inform conservation and restoration decisions.The book uses case studies from England, Ireland and the US to…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

  • Tourism in National Capitals and Global Change book cover

    Tourism in National Capitals and Global Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Maitland

    At a time of increasing city competition, national capitals are at the forefront of efforts to gain competitive advantage for themselves and their nation, to project a distinctive and positive image and to score well in global city league tables. They are frequently their country’s main tourist…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Natural Heritage: At the Interface of Nature and Culture book cover

    Natural Heritage

    At the Interface of Nature and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Howard, Thymio Papayannis

    It has become more and more accepted that nature conservation is not possible without taking into account human activities. Thus an integrated approach to both the natural and cultural heritage is being encouraged and developed. Gathering a number of distinguished authors with diverse backgrounds (…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Old Vic Prefaces: Shakespeare and the Producer book cover

    Old Vic Prefaces

    Shakespeare and the Producer, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Hunt

    Old Vic Prefaces is a collection of the author's talks to the actors on those plays which he produced, while a Director of the Old Vic from 1949 to 1953. The prefaces are unique in that they relate to actual performances, and each preface is followed by a short post-script in which the producer…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge

  • Intangible Natural Heritage: New Perspectives on Natural Objects book cover

    Intangible Natural Heritage

    New Perspectives on Natural Objects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Dorfman

    The topic of intangible natural heritage is new, recently emerging as an important subject of inquiry. It describes the untouchable elements of the environment that combine to create natural objects, and help define our relationship to them. These elements can be sensory, like auditory landscapes,…

    Paperback – 2015-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Shakespeare and his Comedies book cover

    Shakespeare and his Comedies

    1st Edition

    By John Russell Brown

    First published in 1957. This edition reprints the second edition of 1962.The originality, vitality and variety of Shakespeare's comedies do not suggest a writer at ease with a formula which works to his own satisfaction and the pleasure of his audience; against first impressions they suggest an…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • US Cultural Diplomacy and Archaeology: Soft Power, Hard Heritage book cover

    US Cultural Diplomacy and Archaeology

    Soft Power, Hard Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Christina Luke, Morag Kersel

    Archaeology’s links to international relations are well known: launching and sustaining international expeditions requires the honed diplomatic skills of ambassadors. U.S. foreign policy depends on archaeologists to foster mutual understanding, mend fences, and build bridges. This book explores how…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Designing for the Museum Visitor Experience book cover

    Designing for the Museum Visitor Experience

    1st Edition

    By Tiina Roppola

    Exhibition environments are enticingly complex spaces: as facilitators of experience; as free-choice learning contexts; as theaters of drama; as encyclopedic warehouses of cultural and natural heritage; as two-, three- and four-dimensional storytellers; as sites for self-actualizing leisure…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • International Heritage and Historic Building Conservation: Saving the World’s Past book cover

    International Heritage and Historic Building Conservation

    Saving the World’s Past, 1st Edition

    By Zeynep Aygen

    The majority of books in English on historic building conservation and heritage preservation training are often restricted to Western architecture and its origins. Consequently, the history of building conservation, the study of contemporary paradigms and case studies in most universities and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

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