Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Contemporary Art in Heritage Spaces

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Cass, Gill Park, Anna Powell

    Contemporary Art in Heritage Spaces considers the challenges that accompany an assessment of the role of contemporary art in heritage contexts, whilst also examining ways to measure and articulate the impact and value of these intersections in the future. Presenting a variety of perspectives from…

    Hardback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Digital Humanities and Art History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Brown

    The Routledge Companion to Digital Humanities and Art History offers a broad survey of cutting-edge intersections between digital technologies and the study of art history, museum practices, and cultural heritage. The volume focuses not only on new computational tools that have been developed for…

    Hardback – 2020-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Grasping the World

    The Idea of the Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Preziosi, Claire Farago

    First published in 2004, this volume recognises that there is much more to museums than the documenting, monumentalizing, or theme-parking of identity, history and heritage. This landmark anthology aims to make strange the very existence of museums and to plot a critical, historical and ethical…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cultural Tourism

    3rd 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 edition…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Museums and Social Change

    Challenging the Unhelpful Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernadette Lynch, Sarah Smed, Adele Chynoweth, Klaus Petersen

    Museums and Social Change explores the ways museums can work in collaboration with marginalised groups to work for social change and, in so doing, re-think the museum. Drawing on the first-hand experiences of museum practitioners and their partners around the world, the volume demonstrates the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • The Role of Today's Museum

    1st Edition

    By Clive Gray, Vikki McCall

    The Role of Today’s Museum provides a thorough investigation of what museums do and why. Arguing that museums are multi-functional institutions, the book examines the consequences of this for the services that museums provide, the publics to whom they are provided and the providers themselves.…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Emergence of the Antique and Curiosity Dealer in Britain 1815-1850

    The Commodification of Historical Objects, 1st Edition

    By Mark Westgarth

    Rather than the customary focus on the activities of individual collectors, The Emergence of the Antique and Curiosity Dealer in Britain 1815-1850: The Commodification of Historical Objects illuminates the less-studied roles played by dealers in the nineteenth-century antique and curiosity markets.…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Museums of the Commons

    L’Internationale and the Crisis of Europe, 1st Edition

    By Nikos Papastergiadis

    Museums of the Commons examines L’Internationale, an ongoing confederation between six museums and contemporary art institutions in Europe. Drawing on extensive interviews with the directors, curators, public programs officers in all the museums, as well as artists, critics and members associated…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Sacred Heritage in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aike P. Rots, Mark Teeuwen

    Sacred Heritage in Japan is the first volume to explicitly address the topics of Japanese religion and heritage preservation in connection with each other. The book examines what happens when places of worship and ritual practices are rebranded as national culture. It also considers the impact of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Controversy in Science Museums

    Re-imagining Exhibition Spaces and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Erminia Pedretti, Ana Maria Navas-Iannini

    Controversy in Science Museums focuses on exhibitions that approach sensitive or controversial topics. With a keen sense of past and current practices, Pedretti and Navas Iannini examine and reimagine how museums and science centres can create exhibitions that embrace criticality and visitor agency…

    Paperback – 2020-04-16 
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Tourism, and Race

    The Other Side of Leisure, 1st Edition

    By Antoinette T Jackson

    Heritage, Tourism, and Race views heritage and leisure tourism in the Americas through the lens of race, and is especially concerned with redressing gaps in recognizing and critically accounting for African Americans as an underrepresented community in leisure. Fostering critical public…

    Paperback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Tourism, and Community

  • A History of Participation in Museums and Archives

    Traversing Citizen Science and Citizen Humanities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Per Hetland, Palmyre Pierroux, Line Esborg

    Traversing disciplines, A History of Participation in Museums and Archives provides a framework for understanding how participatory modes in natural, cultural and scientific heritage institutions intersect with practices in Citizen Science and Citizen Humanities. Drawing on perspectives in cultural…

    Hardback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge

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