Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Memory, Place and Identity

    Commemoration and remembrance of war and conflict

    Edited by Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, Emma Waterton

    This book bridges theoretical gaps that exist between the meta-concepts of memory, place and identity by positioning its lens on the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of war and conflict. This book examines how diverse publics relate to their wartime histories through…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Preservation of Archaeological Remains In-Situ

    A Reader

    Edited by Chris Caple

    Preservation of Archaeological Remains In-Situ: A Reader reveals to the heritage practitioner (archaeologist, conservator, inspector of ancient monuments, conservation officer) and archaeology and heritage studies student, the issues surrounding the preservation of archaeological remains in-situ.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Museums in Arabia

    Transnational Practices and Regional Processes

    By Karen Exell, Sarina Wakefield

    Museum activity has, in recent years, undergone major and rapid development in the Arabian Peninsula, with the regeneration of existing museums as well as the establishment of new ones. Alongside such rapid expansion, questions are inevitably raised as to the new challenges museums face in this…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Property and Contested Ownership

    The Trafficking of Artefacts and the Quest for Restitution

    Edited by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin, Lyndel V. Prott

    Against the backdrop of international conventions and their implementation, Cultural Property and Contested Ownership explores how highly-valued cultural goods are traded and negotiated among diverging parties and their interests. Cultural artefacts, such as those kept and trafficked between art…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation

    Displayed & Performed

    By Georgina Guy

    Examining the artistic, intellectual, and social life of performance, this book interrogates Theatre and Performance Studies through the lens of display and modern visual art. Moving beyond the exhibition of immaterial art and its documents, as well as re-enactment in gallery contexts, Guy's book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Political Museum

    Power, Conflict, and Identity in Cyprus

    By Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert, Alexandra Bounia

    This engaging volume reveals how politics permeates all facets of museum practice, particularly in regions of political conflict. In these settings, museums can be extraordinarily influential for shaping identity and collective memory and for peace building. Using key Cypriote archaeological,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Price of Patronage

    Commerce, Culture and Exchange

    By Nicky Ryan

    In the art world the relationships between private collections, public museums, commercial galleries and auction houses have become increasingly complex. This book maps out and examines this network by focusing on the practices of contemporary patronage. It shows how government and private…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Dark Tourism and Place Identity

    Managing and Interpreting Dark Places

    Edited by Leanne White, Elspeth Frew

    Dark Tourism, including visitation to places such as murder sites, battlefields and cemeteries is a growing phenomenon, as well as an emergent area of scholarly interest. Despite this interest, the intersecting domains of dark tourism and place identity have been largely overlooked in the academic…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Modernity and the Museum in the Arabian Peninsula

    By Karen Exell

     Modernity and the Museum in the Arabian Peninsula is dedicated to the recent and rapid high-profile development of museums in the Arabian Peninsula, focussing on the a number of the Arabian Peninsula states: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and theUAE. These Gulf states are dynamically involved…

    Paperback – 2016-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Public History for a Digital Age

    The Art of Curation

    By Mark Tebeau

    Public History for a Digital Age addresses the selection, presentation, maintenance, collection, and archiving of digital assets. In this work, Mark Tebeau discusses how digital curation establishes, maintains, and adds value to repositories of digital data for present and future use. The…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The First German Theatre

    Schiller, Goethe, Kleist and Büchner in Performance

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge

  • The Revolution in German Theatre 1900-1933

    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’…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge

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