Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Historical Archaeology

    A Guide to Substantive and Theoretical Contributions

    By Robert L Schuyler

    A sourcebook devoted to historical archaeology, a significant field of study which blends together the theories and methods of anthropology, history, and archaeology.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Museum Learning

    Theory and Research as Tools for Enhancing Practice

    By Jill Hohenstein, Theano Moussouri

    As museums are increasingly asked to demonstrate not only their cultural, but also their educational and social significance, the means to understand how museum visitors learn becomes ever more important. And yet, learning can be conceptualised and investigated in many ways. Coming to terms with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Design + Anthropology

    Converging Pathways in Anthropology and Design

    By Christine Miller

    This volume documents the emergence of design anthropology, the convergence of two disciplines that has informed an emerging transdisciplinary field which draws from both. Rather than a subfield of either anthropology or design, design anthropology is a unique practice and theoretical approach that…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Anthropology & Business

  • William Hunter and his Eighteenth-Century Cultural Worlds

    The Anatomist and the Fine Arts

    By Helen McCormack

    The eminent physician and anatomist Dr William Hunter (1718-1783) made an important and significant contribution to the history of collecting and the promotion of the fine arts in Britain in the eighteenth century. Born at the family home in East Calderwood, he matriculated at the University of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Expanding Nationalisms at World Fairs

    Identity, Diversity, and Exchange, 1851-1915

    Edited by David Raizman, Ethan Robey

    This book introduces the subject of international exhibitions to art and design historians and a wider audience as a resource for understanding the broad and varied political meanings of design during a period of rapid industrialization, developing nationalism, imperialism, expanding trade, and the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Future of Natural History Museums

    Edited by Eric Dorfman

    Natural history museums are changing, both because of their own internal development and in response to changes in context. Historically, the aim of collecting from nature was to develop encyclopedic assemblages to satisfy human curiosity and build a basis for taxonomic information. Today, with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    ICOM Advances in Museum Research

  • The Materiality of Love

    Essays on Affection and Cultural Practice

    Edited by Anna Malinowska, Michael Gratzke

    Drawing on love studies and research in material cultures, this book seeks to re-examine love through materiality studies, especially their recent incarnations, new materialism and object-oriented philosophy, to spark a debate on the relationship between love, objects and forms of materializing…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • World Heritage Conservation

    The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development

    By Claire Cave, Elene Negussie

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the Convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Law, Art and the Commons

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, but one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • A History of Architectural Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Jukka Jokilehto

    The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Pedagogies of Public Memory

    Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Memorials, and Archives

    Edited by Jane Greer, Laurie Grobman

    Pedagogies of Public Memory explores opportunities for writing and rhetorical education at museums, archives, and memorials. Readers will follow students working and writing at well-known sites of international interest (e.g., the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Generative Systems Art

    The work of Ernest Edmonds

    By Francesca Franco

    In this unique book the author explores the history of pioneering computer art and its contribution to art history by way of examining Ernest Edmonds’ art from the late 1960s to the present day. Edmonds’ inventions of new concepts, tools and forms of art, along with his close involvement with the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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