Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Battlefield Events

    Landscape, commemoration and heritage

    Edited by Keir Reeves, Geoff Bird, Laura James, Birger Stichelbaut, Jean Bourgeois

    Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage is an investigative and analytical study into the way in which significant landscapes of war have been constructed and imagined through events over time to articulate specific narratives and denote consequence and identity. The book charts…

    Hardback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt

    By Sonia Zakrzewski, Andrew Shortland, Joanne Rowland

    There is a notable lack of archaeological science used in Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology today. The reasons behind this are twofold: first, the discipline started with the early translation of Hieroglyphs which, combined with the large amount of written and pictorial material available, has…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability

    International Frameworks, National and Local Governance

    Edited by Sophia Labadi, William Logan

    More than half of the world’s population now lives in urban areas, and cities provide the setting for a number of significant contemporary challenges such as population growth, mass tourism, and unequal access to socio-economic opportunities. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability examines…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Building Better Arts Facilities

    Lessons from a U.S. National Study

    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 – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Speaking with Pictures

    Folk Art and the Narrative Tradition in India

    By Roma Chatterji

    Speaking with Pictures offers a path-breaking exploration of visual narratives in folk art. It foregrounds folk art’s engagement with modernity by re-looking at its figurative modes and the ways in which they are embedded in mythic thought. The book discusses folk art as a contemporary phenomenon…

    Paperback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge India
    Critical Asian Studies

  • Museums in China

    Power, Politics and Identities

    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 – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Jewish Migration and the Archive

    Edited by James Jordan, Lisa Leff, Joachim Schlör

    Migration is, and has always been, a disruptive experience. Freedom from oppression and hope for a better life are counter-balanced by feelings of loss – loss of family members, of a home, of personal belongings. Memories of the migration process itself often fade quickly away in view of the new…

    Hardback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Beyond Memory

    Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance

    Edited by Alexandre Dessingué, Jay M. Winter

    Beyond Memory: Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance analyses the intricate connections between silence, acts of remembrance and acts of forgetting, and relates the topic of silence to the international research field of Cultural Memory Studies. It engages with the most recent work in the field…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography

    Speaking the Saint

    By Gail Ashton, Gail Ashton Nfa

    In this interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking study, Gail Ashton examines the portrayals of women saints in a wide range of medieval texts. She deploys the French feminist critical theory of Cixous and Iriguray to illuminate these depictions of women by men and to further our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-06 
    Routledge

  • Religion and the Rise of Democracy

    By Graham Maddox

    In a major original study, Graham Maddox analyses the role of religion in the development of democracy from the tribes of ancient Israel to the present day. The book contrasts Athenian direct democracy with the Old Testament monarchy in which the concept of religious opposition - vital to modern…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • Heritage and the Olympics

    People, Place and Performance

    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 – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement

    By Bryony Onciul

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum…

    Hardback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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