Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Locating American Art

    Finding Art's Meaning in Museums, Colonial Period to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cynthia Fowler

    How does museum location shape the interpretation of an art object by critics, curators, art historians, and others? To what extent is the value of a work of art determined by its location? Providing a close examination of individual works of American art in relation to gallery and museum location,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28
    Routledge

  • Introducing Peace Museums

    1st Edition

    By Joyce Apsel

    Nominated for the 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize in non-fiction This volume examines peace museums, a small and important (but often overlooked) series of museums whose numbers have multiplied world-wide in recent decades. They relate stories and display artifacts—banners, diaries, and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt

    1st Edition

    By Sonia Zakrzewski, Andrew Shortland, Joanne Rowland

    Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt takes an innovative and integrated approach to the use of scientific techniques and methodologies within the study of ancient Egypt. Accessibly demonstrating how to integrate scientific methodologies into Egyptology broadly, and in Egyptian archaeology in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Consuming Surrealism in American Culture

    Dissident Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Zalman

    Consuming Surrealism in American Culture: Dissident Modernism argues that Surrealism worked as a powerful agitator to disrupt dominant ideas of modern art in the United States. Unlike standard accounts that focus on Surrealism in the U.S. during the 1940s as a point of departure for the ascendance…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Faded and Threadbare Historic Textiles and their Role in Houses Open to the Public

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Ponsonby

    Many historic houses that open to the public in England and Wales - particularly those owned by the National Trust - preserve their contents rather than restore them to a particular period. The former owners of these houses often retained objects from various periods and this layering of history…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge

  • Heritage Cuisines

    Traditions, identities and tourism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    Food is one of the most fundamental elements of culture and a significant marker of regional and ethnic identity. It encompasses many other elements of cultural heritage beyond the physical ingredients required for its production. These include folklore, religion, language, familial bonds, social…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration

    1st Edition

    By Fraser MacDonald, Charles W.J. Withers

    Focusing on aspects of the functioning of technology, and by looking at instruments and at instrumental performance, this book addresses the epistemological questions arising from examining the technological bases to geographical exploration and knowledge claims. Questions of geography and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Global Knowledge

    Exhibition, Encounter and Exchange in an Age of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Diarmid A. Finnegan, Jonathan Jeffrey Wright

    ’Global’ knowledge was constructed, communicated and contested during the long nineteenth century in numerous ways and places. This book focuses on the life-geographies, material practices and varied contributions to knowledge, be they medical or botanical, cartographic or cultural, of actors whose…

    Hardback – 2015-11-13
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Engaging the Senses: Object-Based Learning in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By Helen J. Chatterjee, Leonie Hannan

    The use of museum collections as a path to learning for university students is fast becoming a new pedagogy for higher education. Despite a strong tradition of using lectures as a way of delivering the curriculum, the positive benefits of ’active’ and ’experiential learning’ are being recognised in…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge

  • Battlefield Events

    Landscape, commemoration and heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keir Reeves, Geoffrey R. Bird, Laura James, Birger Stichelbaut, Jean Bourgeois

    Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage is an investigative and analytical study into the way in which significant landscapes of war have been constructed and imagined through events over time to articulate specific narratives and denote consequence and identity. The book charts…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Speaking with Pictures

    Folk Art and the Narrative Tradition in India, 1st Edition

    By Roma Chatterji

    Speaking with Pictures offers a path-breaking exploration of visual narratives in folk art. It foregrounds folk art’s engagement with modernity by re-looking at its figurative modes and the ways in which they are embedded in mythic thought. The book discusses folk art as a contemporary phenomenon…

    Paperback – 2015-09-23
    Routledge India
    Critical Asian Studies

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