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  • Heritage Cuisines

    Traditions, identities and tourism

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    Food is one of the most fundamental elements of culture and a significant marker of regional and ethnic identity. It encompasses many other elements of cultural heritage beyond the physical ingredients required for its production. These include folklore, religion, language, familial bonds, social…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Introducing Peace Museums

    By Joyce Apsel

    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 posters for example about such themes as: art and peace, antiwar histories,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Global Lives of Things

    The Material Culture of Connections in the Early Modern World

    By Anne Gerritsen, Giorgio Riello

    The Global Lives of Things considers the ways in which ‘things’, ranging from commodities to works of art and precious materials, participated in the shaping of global connections in the period 1400-1800. By focusing on the material exchange between Asia, Europe, the Americas and Australia, this…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27 
    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 – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries

    Edited by Kate Oakley, Justin O'Connor

    The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ‘creative industries’. Across 43 chapters drawn from…

    Hardback – 2015-06-05
    Routledge

  • Theory and Practice in Heritage and Sustainability

    Between past and future

    Edited by Elizabeth Auclair, Graham Fairclough

    This book explores cultural sustainability and its relationships to heritage from a wide interdisciplinary perspective. By examining the interactions between people and communities in the places where they live it exemplifies the diverse ways in which a people-centred heritage builds identities and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • The Making of Heritage

    Seduction and Disenchantment

    Edited by Camila Del Marmol, Marc Morell, Jasper Chalcraft

    This volume explores the process of heritage making and its relation to the production of touristic places, examining several case studies around the world. Most existing literature on heritage and tourism centers either on its managerial aspects, the tourist experience, or issues related to…

    Hardback – 2014-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Cultural Tourism, 2nd Edition

    By Hilary Du Cros, Bob McKercher

    Cultural Tourism remains the only book to bridge the gap between cultural tourism and cultural and heritage management.  The first edition illustrated how heritage and tourism goals can be integrated in a management and marketing framework to produce sustainable cultural tourism. The current…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

  • National Museums and Nation-building in Europe 1750-2010

    Mobilization and legitimacy, continuity and change

    Edited by Peter Aronsson, Gabriella Elgenius

    Europe’s national museums have since their creation been at the centre of on-going nation making processes. National museums negotiate conflicts and contradictions and entrain the community sufficiently to obtain the support of scientists and art connoisseurs, citizens and taxpayers, policy makers,…

    Hardback – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • World Heritage Management and Human Rights

    Edited by Stener Ekern, William Logan, Birgitte Sauge, Amund Sinding-Larsen

    This book focuses on the balance between protecting human rights and protecting world heritage sites. It concerns itself with the idea that the management of heritage properties worldwide may fail to adequately respect traditional entitlements and rights of individuals and communities living within…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge

  • Designing for the Museum Visitor Experience

    By Tiina Roppola

    Exhibition environments are enticingly complex spaces: as facilitators of experience; as free-choice learning contexts; as theaters of drama; as encyclopedic warehouses of cultural and natural heritage; as two-, three- and four-dimensional storytellers; as sites for self-actualizing leisure…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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