Paperbacks Direct: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Gender and Humor: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives book cover

    Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Bosnia and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage book cover

    Bosnia and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    By Helen Walasek, contributions by Richard Carlton, Amra Hadžimuhamedović, Valery Perry, Tina Wik

    The massive intentional destruction of cultural heritage during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War targeting a historically diverse identity provoked global condemnation and became a seminal marker in the discourse on cultural heritage. It prompted an urgent reassessment of how cultural property could be…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals): Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance book cover

    The First German Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1990. The book surveys of the development of German theatre from a market sideshow into an important element of cultural life and political expression. It examines Schiller as ‘theatre poet’ at Mannheim, Goethe’s work as director of the court theatre at Weimar, and then traces…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Michael Patterson

    First published in 1981, this book represents the first work in English to give a comprehensive account of the revolutionary developments in German theatre from the decline of Naturalism through the Expressionist upheaval to the political theatre of Piscator and Brecht. Early productions of Kaiser’…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Wall Memorials and Heritage: The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie book cover

    Wall Memorials and Heritage

    The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie, 1st Edition

    By Sybille Frank

    Analysing the transformation of Berlin’s former Allied border control point, "Checkpoint Charlie," into a global heritage industry, this volume provides an introduction to, and a theoretically informed structuring of, the interdisciplinary international heritage debate. This crucial case study…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Museum Educator's Handbook book cover

    Museum Educator's Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Graeme K. Talboys

    Described by GEM* as 'a very informative and practical book ... worth having on any museum shelf', the Museum Educator's Handbook is a thorough and practical guide to setting up and running education services in all types of museum, even the smallest, in any geographical setting. This third…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge

  • Jung's Wandering Archetype: Race and religion in analytical psychology book cover

    Jung's Wandering Archetype

    Race and religion in analytical psychology, 1st Edition

    By Carrie B. Dohe

    Is the Germanic god Wotan (Odin) really an archaic archetype of the Spirit? Was the Third Reich at first a collective individuation process? After Friedrich Nietzsche heralded the "death of God," might the divine have been reborn as a collective form of self-redemption on German soil and in the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art: A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics book cover

    How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Curious Lessons in the Museum: The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions book cover

    Curious Lessons in the Museum

    The Pedagogic Potential of Artists' Interventions, 1st Edition

    By Claire Robins

    Amongst recent contemporary art and museological publications, there have been relatively few which direct attention to the distinct contributions that twentieth and twenty-first century artists have made to gallery and museum interpretation practices. There are fewer still that recognise the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Introducing Peace Museums book cover

    Introducing Peace Museums

    1st Edition

    By Joyce Apsel

    Nominated for the 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize in non-fiction This volume examines peace museums, a small and important (but often overlooked) series of museums whose numbers have multiplied world-wide in recent decades. They relate stories and display artifacts—banners, diaries, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying: The Museum in South Asia book cover

    No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying

    The Museum in South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saloni Mathur, Kavita Singh

    This volume brings together a range of essays that offer a new perspective on the dynamic history of the museum as a cultural institution in South Asia. It traces the museum from its origin as a tool of colonialism and adoption as a vehicle of sovereignty in the nationalist period, till its role in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum book cover

    Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Barrett, Jacqueline Millner

    This unique book proposes a re-reading of the relationship between artists and the contemporary museum. In Australia in particular, the museum has played a significant role in the colonial project and this has generally been considered as the predominant mode of artists' engagement with such…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

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