Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • National Museums and Nation-building in Europe 1750-2010

    Mobilization and legitimacy, continuity and change, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Wild Animal Skins in Victorian Britain

    Zoos, Collections, Portraits, and Maps, 1st Edition

    By Ann C. Colley

    What did the 13th Earl of Derby, his twenty-two-year-old niece, Manchester’s Belle Vue Zoo, and even some ordinary laborers all have in common? All were avid collectors and exhibitors of exotic, and frequently unruly, specimens. In her study of Britain’s craze for natural history collecting, Ann C.…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge

  • Mariette and the Science of the Connoisseur in Eighteenth-Century Europe

    1st Edition

    By Kristel Smentek

    Celebrated connoisseur, drawings collector, print dealer, book publisher and authority on the art of antiquity, Pierre-Jean Mariette (1694-1774) was a pivotal figure in the eighteenth-century European art world. Focusing on the trajectory of Mariette’s career, this book examines the material…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Rituals and Traditional Events in the Modern World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Many events have evolved over centuries, drawing on local customs and conditions. However, as the world becomes increasingly globalised, traditional events and the identities they support are increasingly being challenged and rituals may be lost. Reacting against this trend towards homogeneity,…

    Hardback – 2014-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Uncertain Images: Museums and the Work of Photographs

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Edwards, Sigrid Lien

    Almost all museums hold photographs in their collections, and museum professionals and their audiences engage with photographs in a myriad of ways. Yet despite some three decades of critical museology and photographic theory, and an extensive debate on the politics of representation, outside art…

    Hardback – 2014-10-30
    Routledge

  • Arts Governance

    People, Passion, Performance, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Rentschler

    Since the crisis in governance which led to a shortage of capable board members, recent years have seen the emergence of the enterprising arts organisation – a development which has led to the need for new types of board members who have a greater understanding of 'mission, money and merit' within…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Conserving Cultural Landscapes

    Challenges and New Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Taylor, Archer St. Clair, Nora J. Mitchell

    New approaches to both cultural landscapes and historic urban landscapes increasingly recognize the need to guide future change, rather than simply protecting the fabric of the past. Challenging traditional notions of historic preservation, Conserving Cultural Landscapes takes a dynamic…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Redisplaying Museum Collections

    Contemporary Display and Interpretation in British Museums, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Paddon

    This is the first book to examine, in depth, the multi-million pound redisplay and reinterpretation process in British museums in the early twenty-first century. Acknowledging the importance of the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) as project catalyst, Hannah Paddon explains and explores the complex…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge

  • Museums, Heritage and International Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Basu, Wayne Modest

    While many claims are made regarding the power of cultural heritage as a driver and enabler of sustainable development, the relationship between museums, heritage and development has received little academic scrutiny. This book stages a critical conversation between the interdisciplinary fields of…

    Hardback – 2014-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Modern Art in Pakistan

    History, Tradition, Place, 1st Edition

    By Simone Wille

    Modern Art in Pakistan examines interaction of space, tradition, and history to analyse artistic production in Pakistan from the 1950s to recent times. It traces the evolution of modernism in Pakistan and frames it in a global context in the aftermath of Partition. A masterful insight into South…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mia Ridge

    Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and…

    Hardback – 2014-10-17
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur, 1st Edition

    By Yamini Narayanan

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating…

    Hardback – 2014-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

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