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  • Rethinking Research in the Art Museum

    1st Edition

    By Emily Pringle

    Rethinking Research in the Art Museum presents an original and radical perspective on how research can function as an agent of change in art museums today. The book analyses a range of art organisations and draws on numerous interviews with museum professionals to outline the limitations of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums

    American Interpretations of the Great Depression, 1st Edition

    By Meighen Katz

    Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums is a study of the challenges museums face when they present narratives of instability, uncertainty and fear in their exhibitions. As a period of sustained societal and personal vulnerability, the Great Depression remains a watershed era in American history. It…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Private Collector's Museum

    Public Good Versus Private Gain, 1st Edition

    By Georgina Walker

    The Private Collector’s Museum connects the rising popularity of private museums with evolving models of collecting and philanthropy, and new inter-relationships between private and public space. It examines how contemporary collectors construct museums to frame themselves as cultural arbiters of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations

    Deep Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalliopi Fouseki, Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations introduces the concept of ‘deep cities’, a novel approach to the understanding and management of sustainable historic cities that will advance knowledge about how the long-term, temporal and transformative character of urban heritage can be better…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • The Personalization of the Museum Visit

    Art Museums, Discourse, and Visitors, 1st Edition

    By Seph Rodney

    The Personalization of the Museum Visit examines a fundamental shift in institutional behavior in museums located in the US and the UK. Contending that art museums have moved towards a new paradigm of public engagement, it posits that modern museum visitors are treated as self-directed ‘users’,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Cultural Heritage, Ageing, Disability, and Identity

    Practice, and the development of inclusive capital, 1st Edition

    By Simon Hayhoe

    Cultural Heritage, Ageing, Disability, and Identity examines the effects of disability and ageing on engagement with cultural heritage and associated cultural identity formation processes. Combining theory with detailed case study research, it unpicks both the current state of play and future…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Underwater Cultural Heritage

    Key Concepts and Ethical Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Elena Perez-Alvaro

    Underwater Cultural Heritage investigates cases of underwater cultural heritage, exploring ethical issues that have never been studied before. A vast cultural heritage lies beneath the sea, including the archaeological remains of more than three million vessels, as well as historic monuments and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship

    A New Model for a Changing Era, 1st Edition

    By Haitham Eid

    Museum Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship makes a contribution towards building a museum perspective of innovation that takes into consideration the unique role of museums in society. Beginning and ending with the idea of museum innovation in a wider sense, the book takes digital innovation as…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Curation and Care of Museum Collections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce A Campbell, Christian Baars

    Museum curators enter the profession with a specialist subject qualification and yet at some point in their career, many curators find themselves in charge of a range of collections outside of their expert knowledge. Interpreting, curating and caring for mixed collections demands of curators a wide…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Curatorial Challenges

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Curating, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malene Vest Hansen, Anne Folke Henningsen, Anne Gregersen

    Curatorial Challenges investigates the challenges faced by curators in contemporary society and explores which practices, ways of thinking, and types of knowledge production curating exhibitions could challenge. Bringing together international curators and researchers from the fields of art and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Interpreting Objects in the Hybrid Museum

    Collections and Cultural Policy, 1st Edition

    By Helena Robinson

    Interpreting Objects in the Hybrid Museum examines the recent trend for integrated collecting institutions and uses its investigation as a catalyst for critical reflection by all stakeholders on the risks, as well as advantages, of integration for cultural engagement. Drawing on three case…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Heritage, Photography and the Affective Past

    1st Edition

    By Colin Sterling

    Photography, Memory and the Affective Past critically examines the production, consumption and interpretation of photography across various heritage domains, from the global image archives of UNESCO, to the domestic arena of the family album. Through original ethnographic and archival research, the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

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