Paperbacks Direct: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • 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

  • Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on a Contested Buddhist Site: Bodh Gaya Jataka book cover

    Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on a Contested Buddhist Site

    Bodh Gaya Jataka, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Geary, Matthew R. Sayers, Abhishek Singh Amar

    Bodh Gaya in the North Indian state of Bihar has long been recognized as the place where the Buddha achieved enlightenment. This book brings together the recent work of twelve scholars from a variety of disciplines - anthropology, art history, history, and religion – to highlight their…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Dewey-Arg Philosophers book cover

    Dewey-Arg Philosophers

    1st Edition

    By J.E. Tiles

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Constructing Identities in Late Antiquity book cover

    Constructing Identities in Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Miles

    The essays in Constructing Identities in Late Antiquity concern themselves with the theme of identity, an increasingly popular topic in Classical studies. Through detailed discussions of particular Roman texts and images, the contributors show not only how these texts were used to create and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • From Good Goddess to Vestal Virgins: Sex and Category in Roman Religion book cover

    From Good Goddess to Vestal Virgins

    Sex and Category in Roman Religion, 1st Edition

    By Ariadne Staples

    Ariadne Staples provides an arresting and original analysis of the role of women in Roman society, which challenges traditionally held views and provokes further questions.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Shakespeare Inset: Word and Picture book cover

    The Shakespeare Inset

    Word and Picture, 1st Edition

    By Francis Berry

    What is the relation between the language being heard and the picture being simultaneously exhibited on the stage? Typically there is an identity between sound and sight, but often there is a divergence between what the audience hears and what is sees. These divergences are 'insets' and examines…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare book cover

    Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    By George Ian Duthie

    First published in 1951. 'The book has the sterling qualities of shrewd sense and acumen that mark the 'rational' classical school of Shakespeare criticism.' Notes and Queries 'Professor Duthie's approach is direct and extremely objective. With no axe to grind, he pays impartial court to most of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Story of the Night: Studies in Shakespeare's Major Tragedies book cover

    The Story of the Night

    Studies in Shakespeare's Major Tragedies, 1st Edition

    By John Holloway

    First published in 1961. Critiquing the critics, and examining the vocabulary of twentieth century criticism of the Shakespearean tragedies, John Holloway's book covers Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, Timon of Athens and the themes of Shakespearean Tragedy and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Voyage to Illyria: A New Study of Shakespeare book cover

    The Voyage to Illyria

    A New Study of Shakespeare, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Muir

    First published in 1937. This study argues that the plays of Shakespeare must be studied by comparison with each other and not as separate entities; that they must be related to one another, to the poems and to the Sonnets; that each individual play acquires a deeper significance from its setting…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Swearing and Perjury in Shakespeare's Plays book cover

    Swearing and Perjury in Shakespeare's Plays

    1st Edition

    By Frances A Shirley

    First published in 1979. How do the elements of swearing and perjury work in Shakespeare's plays? What effect did Shakespeare intend when he wrote them? How did they contribute to the delineation of character? These questions are investigated by combining a history of ideas approach with close…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections: The Crisis of Cultural Authority book cover

    Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections

    The Crisis of Cultural Authority, 1st Edition

    By Tiffany Jenkins

    Since the late 1970s human remains in museum collections have been subject to claims and controversies, such as demands for repatriation by indigenous groups who suffered under colonization. These requests have been strongly contested by scientists who research the material and consider it unique…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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