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  • Authentic and Inauthentic Places in Tourism

    From Heritage Sites to Theme Parks, 1st Edition

    By Jane Lovell, Chris Bull

    With the rise of post-truth and fake news, a thorough examination of authenticity has never been so relevant. This book explores the geography of authenticity, investigating a wide variety of places used by tourists. Not only does it assess what might be described as the more traditional objects…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University

    A Collaborative Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Walton, Graham Matthews

    Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and informal learning spaces. Exploring Informal Learning…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge

  • Heritage and the Legacy of the Past in Contemporary Britain

    1st Edition

    By Ryan Trimm

    Bringing together heritage studies and literary studies, this book examines heritage as a ubiquitous trope in contemporary Britain, a seemingly inescapable figure for relations to the past. Inheritance has been an important metaphor for characterizing cultural and political traditions since the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Managing Heritage in Africa

    Who Cares?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Webber Ndoro, Shadreck Chirikure, Janette Deacon

    Managing Heritage in Africa provides a wide-ranging, up-to-date synthesis of heritage management practice in Africa, covering a broad spectrum of heritage issues such as archaeology, living traditions, sacred sites, heritage of pain (slavery), international conventions cultural landscapes, heritage…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Shedding New Light on Art Museum Additions

    Front Stage and Back Stage Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Altaf Engineer, Kathryn H. Anthony

    Vast sums of money spent to design, construct, and maintain museum additions demand great accountability of museum leaders and design professionals towards visitors and employees. Museum visitors today come not only to view works of art, but also to experience museum architecture itself, resulting…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Global and World Art in the Practice of the University Museum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Chin Davidson, Sandra Esslinger

    Global and World Art in the Practice of the University Museum provides new thinking on exhibitions of global art and world art in relation to university museums. Taking The Fowler Museum at UCLA, USA, as its central subject, this edited collection traces how university museum practices have…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Political Afterlife of Sites of Monumental Destruction

    Reconstructing Affect in Mostar and New York, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Connor

    What happens when a monumental thing is physically destroyed? Is its "life" as a socially significant, presencing thing at an end? Or might the process of destruction work to enhance its symbolic force, mediating work and presencing power? In this book Andrea Connor traces the ‘afterlife’ of two…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Museums in the Second World War

    Curators, Culture and Change, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Pearson

    Edited by Suzanne Keene

    Exploring the role of museums, galleries and curators during the upheaval of the Second World War, this book challenges the accepted view of a hiatus in museum services during the conflict and its immediate aftermath. Instead it argues that new thinking in the 1930s was realised in a number of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Exhibiting Craft and Design

    Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alla Myzelev

    Exhibiting Craft and Design: Transgressing the White Cube Paradigm, 1930–present investigates the ways that craft and design objects were collected, displayed, and interpreted throughout the second half of the twentieth century and in recent years. The case studies discussed in this volume…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Ghosts, Landscapes and Social Memory

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book is a groundbreaking attempt to rethink the landscapes of the social world and historical practice by theorising ‘social haunting’: the ways in which the social forms, figures, phantasms and ghosts of the past become present to us time and time again. Examining the relationship between…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Time Frames

    Conservation Policies for Twentieth-Century Architectural Heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ugo Carughi, Massimo Visone

    Time Frames provides a reconnaissance on the conservation rules and current protection policies of more than 100 countries, with particular attention to the emerging nations and twentieth-century architecture. The contributions illustrate the critical issues related to architectural listings, with…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07
    Routledge

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