Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • 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

  • Heritage Revitalisation for Tourism in Hong Kong

    The Role of Interpretive Planning, 1st Edition

    By Chris White

    Heritage tourism is a global multi-million-dollar phenomenon, influencing national, regional and local cultural identities. Hong Kong finds itself at the confluence of several post-colonial economic, political and social developments and with this comes a greater awareness of the need for more…

    Paperback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge

  • Producing the Past

    Aspects of Antiquarian Culture and Practice 1700–1850, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy Peltz, Martin Myrone

    First published in 1999, this volume examines antiquarianism which had its roots in Renaissance thought and was a popular intellectual and cultural pursuit throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The antiquarian work of collecting, compiling and presenting material which exposed the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Catalogue of the Shaw-Hellier Collection

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Ledsham

    In this compilation, first published in 1999, Ian Ledsham compiles an extensive catalogue of the Shaw-Hellier Collection, complete with diagrams regarding how we use text.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Managing Innovation and Cultural Management in the Digital Era

    The case of the National Palace Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rua-Huan Tsaih, Tzu-Shian Han

    The world-class National Palace Museum (NPM) in Taiwan possesses a repository of the largest collection of Chinese cultural treasures of outstanding quality. Through implementing a two-organizational restructuring, and shifting its operational focus from being object-oriented to public-centered, it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Counterheritage

    Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Denis Byrne

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sentient Relics

    Museums and Cinematic Affect, 1st Edition

    By Janice Baker

    Sentient Relics explores museums through cinema and challenges the dominant focus of museum theory as an inclusion–exclusion debate. The author responds to the Enlightenment, ‘rational’ museum of reason contrasting this with the museum of affect and reveals these ‘two museums’ operating alongside…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laszlo Muntean, Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Memory matters. It matters because memory brings the past into the present, and opens it up to the future. But it also matters literally, because memory is mediated materially. Materiality is the stuff of memory. Meaningful objects that we love (or hate) function not only as aide-mémoire but are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Museums, Immigrants, and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Sophia Labadi

    This interdisciplinary book argues that museums can offer a powerful, and often overlooked, arena for both exploring and acting upon the interrelated issues of immigration and social justice. Based on three in-depth European case studies, spanning France, Denmark, and the UK, the research examines…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Setting Agendas in Cultural Markets

    Organizations, Creators, Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Philemon Bantimaroudis

    This book draws on agenda setting theory to examine how cultural organizations relate to media in order to increase their visibility, valence, and eventually build their public image. Most organizations have a keen interest in their symbolic presence, as their media visibility influences public…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives in Cultural Resource Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francis P. McManamon

    New Perspectives in Cultural Resource Management describes the historic developments, current challenges, and future opportunities presented by contemporary Cultural Resource Management (CRM). CRM is a substantial aspect of archaeology, history, historical architecture, historical preservation, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Spectral Spaces and Hauntings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Lee

    This anthology explores the spatial dimension and politics of haunting. It considers how the ‘appearance’ of absence, emptiness and the imperceptible can indicate an overwhelming presence of something that once was, and still is, (t)here. At its core, the book asks: how and why do certain places…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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