Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Popular Music Preservation in Community Archives, Museums, and Halls of Fame

    A DIY Approach to Heritage

    By Sarah Baker

    This book examines do-it-yourself (DIY) approaches to the collection, preservation, and display of popular music heritage being undertaken by volunteers in community archives, museums, and halls of fame globally. DIY institutions of popular music heritage are much more than "unofficial" versions of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country by country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 

  • Doing Museology Differently

    By Duncan Grewcock

    One might believe that museum studies is a stable field of academic inquiry based on a set of familiar institutional forms and functions. But as institutions museums have never been stable or singular, and neither has the discipline of museum studies. Museum studies as a field of academic inquiry…

    Paperback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museums, Heritage and International Development

    Edited by Paul Basu, Wayne Modest

    While many claims are made regarding the power of cultural heritage as a driver and enabler of sustainable development, the relationship between museums, heritage and development has received little academic scrutiny. This book stages a critical conversation between the interdisciplinary fields of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 

  • Cultural Heritage Digital Tools and Infrastructures

    By Agiatis Benardou, Erik Champion, Costis Dallas, Lorna Hughes

    What are the leading tools and archives in digital cultural heritage? How can they be integrated into research infrastructures to better serve their intended audiences? In this book authors from a wide range of countries, representing some of the best research projects in digital humanities related…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Museum and Gallery Publishing

    From Theory to Case Study

    By Sally Hughes

    Museums, art galleries, historic sites, libraries and temporary exhibitions publish physical books and electronic resources in various formats for their visitors and for a wider non-visiting audience. These printed materials represent their institutions locally, regionally and globally while also…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 

  • Medicine and Monstrous Generation in the Seventeenth Century

    The Case of Thomas Bartholin

    By Signe Nipper Nielsen

    Through a case study of the work of the renowned anatomist and keen collector Thomas Bartholin (1616-1680), this book contributes to the cultural history of early modern natural philosophy, medicine and the body by focusing on the widespread fascination with monstrous generation and the marvellous…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Cultures of the Countryside and the Museum

    By Veronica Sekules

    This book traces the relationship between the museum and the micro-cultures of the countryside over the last 50 years. The period is one of extraordinary tensions and change for the countryside, as it has experienced widespread agricultural mechanisation, rural depopulation and changing…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 

  • Sentient Relics

    Museums and Cinematic Affect

    By Janice Baker

    Sentient Relics explores museums through cinema and challenges the dominant focus of museum theory as an inclusion–exclusion debate. The author responds to the Enlightenment, ‘rational’ museum of reason contrasting this with the museum of affect and reveals these ‘two museums’ operating alongside…

    Hardback – 2016-09-23 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Catherine Richardson, Tara Hamling, David Gaimster

    The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe marks the arrival of early modern material culture studies as a vibrant, fully-established field of multi-disciplinary research. The volume provides a rounded, accessible collection of work on the nature and significance of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • The Ferriby Boats

    Seacraft of the Bronze Age

    By Edward Wright

    In 1937 the author, then aged 19, found the remains of an ancient boat at Ferriby on the Humber shore. This book is his own account of his discoveries, excavations and research over 50 years since the first boat find. The importance of this and the subsequent finds was only fully recognised…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

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