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  • Modernity, History, and Politics in Czech Art

    1st Edition

    By Marta Filipová

    This book traces the influence of the changing political environment on Czech art, criticism, history, and theory between 1895 and 1939, looking beyond the avant-garde to the peripheries of modern art. The period is marked by radical political changes, the formation of national and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Exhibitions for Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Elena Gonzales

    Exhibitions for Social Justice assesses the state of curatorial work for social justice in the Americas and Europe today. Analyzing best practices and new curatorial work to support all those working on exhibitions, Gonzales expounds curatorial practices that lie at the nexus of contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Museums and Centers of Contemporary Art in Central Europe after 1989

    1st Edition

    By Katarzyna Jagodzińska

    Museums and Centers of Contemporary Art in Central Europe is a comprehensive study of the ecosystem of art museums and centers in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Focusing on institutions founded after 1989, the book analyses a thirty-year boom in art exhibition space in these…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • 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 – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museums, Emotion, and Memory Culture

    The Politics of the Past in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Gönül Bozoğlu

    Museums, Emotion and Memory Culture examines the politics of emotion in history museums, combining approaches and concerns from museum, heritage and memory studies, anthropology and studies of emotion. Exploring the meanings and politics of memory contests in Turkey, a site for complex negotiations…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • 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 – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums

    Black Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A. Banks

    Diversity and Philanthropyat African American Museums is the first scholarly book to analyse contemporary African American museums from a multifaceted perspective. Whilst it puts a spotlight on the issues and challenges related to racial politics that black museums collectively face in the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Dating Buildings and Landscapes with Tree-Ring Analysis

    An Introduction with Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Darrin L. Rubino, Christopher Baas

    This book presents guidance, theory, methodologies, and case studies for analyzing tree-rings to accurately date and interpret historic buildings and landscapes. Written by two long-time practitioners in the field of dendrochronology, the research is grounded in the fieldwork data of approximately…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • China in Australasia

    Cultural Diplomacy and Chinese Arts since the Cold War, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Beattie, Richard Bullen, Maria Galikowski

    Drawing on expertise in art history, exhibition studies and cultural studies as well as politics and international relations, China in Australasia presents significant new perspectives on the role of art in the cultural diplomacy of the People’s Republic of China. The book tells the forgotten…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • 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

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