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  • National Galleries

    By Simon Knell

    Are national galleries different from other kinds of art gallery or museum? What value is there for the nation in a collection of international masterpieces? How are national galleries involved in the construction national art? National Galleries is the first book to undertake a panoramic view of a…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 

  • The Nature of Cultural Heritage, and the Culture of Natural Heritage

    Edited by David Lowenthal, Kenneth Olwig

    The idea that the heritage of nature is fundamentally cultural is provocative to many, but it is becoming increasingly accepted in the context of heritage preservation. It is argued here that a person’s perspective on natural vs. cultural heritage as a contested patrimony is, to some extent,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Museums without Borders

    Selected Writings of Robert R. Janes

    By Robert R. Janes

    Drawing together nearly 40 years of experience, Museums without Borders presents the key works of one of the most respected practitioners and scholars in the field. Through these selected writings, Robert R. Janes demonstrates that museums have a broader role to play in society than is…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement

    By Bryony Onciul

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Future of Heritage as Climates Change

    Loss, Adaptation and Creativity

    Edited by David Harvey, Jim Perry

    Climate change is a critical issue for heritage studies. Sites, objects and ways of life all are coming under threat, requiring alternative management, or requiring specific climate change adaptation. Heritage is key to interpreting the societal significance of climate change; notions (and images)…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Climate Change and Museum Futures

    Edited by Fiona Cameron, Brett Neilson

    Climate change is a complex and dynamic environmental, cultural and political phenomenon that is reshaping our relationship to nature. Climate change is a global force, with global impacts. Viable solutions on what to do must involve dialogues and decision-making with many agencies, stakeholder…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • 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

  • 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 Research in Museum Studies

  • New Directions in Museum Ethics

    Edited by Janet Marstine, Alexander Bauer, Chelsea Haines

    This book considers key ethical questions in museum policy and practice, particularly those related to issues of collection and display. What does a collection signify in the twenty-first century museum? How does an engagement with immateriality challenge museums’ concept of ownership, and how does…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

  • Sharing Archaeology

    Academe, Practice and the Public

    Edited by Peter Stone, Zhao Hui

    As a discipline, Archaeology has developed rapidly over the last half-century. The increase in so-called ‘public archaeology,’ with its wide range of television programming, community projects, newspaper articles, and enhanced site-based interpretation has taken archaeology from a closed academic…

    Hardback – 2014-09-05
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Museum as Process

    Translating Local and Global Knowledges

    Edited by Raymond Silverman

    The museum has become a vital strategic space for negotiating ownership of and access to knowledges produced in local settings. Museum as Process presents community-engaged "culture work" of a group of scholars whose collaborative projects consider the social spaces between the museum and community…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
    Museum Meanings

  • Remembering Genocide

    Edited by Nigel Eltringham, Pam Maclean

    In Remembering Genocide an international group of scholars draw on current research from a range of disciplines to explore how communities throughout the world remember genocide. Whether coming to terms with atrocities committed in Namibia and Rwanda, Australia, Canada, the Punjab, Armenia,…

    Paperback – 2014-06-25
    Remembering the Modern World

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