Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Heritage and Festivals in Europe

    Performing Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ullrich Kockel, Cristina Clopot, Baiba Tjarve, Máiréad Nic Craith

    Heritage and Festivals in Europe critically investigates the purpose, reach and effects of heritage festivals. Providing a comprehensive and detailed analysis of comparatively selected aspects of intangible cultural heritage, the volume demonstrates how such heritage is mobilised within events that…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Heritage, Photography, and the Affective Past

    1st Edition

    By Colin Sterling

    Heritage, Photography, and the Affective Past critically examines the production, consumption, and interpretation of photography across various heritage domains, from global image archives to the domestic arena of the family album. Through original ethnographic and archival research, the book…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • Exhibitions as Research

    Experimental Methods in Museums, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bjerregaard

    Exhibitions as Research contends that museums would be more attractive to both researchers and audiences if we consider exhibitions as knowledge-in-the-making rather than platforms for disseminating already-established insights. Analysing the theoretical underpinnings and practical challenges of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Cultures of Participation

    Arts, Digital Media and Cultural Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Eriksson, Carsten Stage, Bjarki Valtysson

    This book examines cultural participation from three different, but interrelated perspectives: participatory art and aesthetics; participatory digital media, and participatory cultural policies and institutions. Focusing on how ideals and practices relating to cultural participation express and (…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Visitor Encounters with the Great Barrier Reef

    Aesthetics, Heritage, and the Senses, 1st Edition

    By Celmara Pocock

    Visitor Encounters with the Great Barrier Reef explores how visitor encounters have shaped the history and heritage of the Reef. Moving beyond the visual aesthetic significance, the book highlights the importance of multi-sensuous experiences in understanding the region as a UNESCO World Heritage…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Àngel Planells’ Art and the Surrealist Canon

    1st Edition

    By Anna Vives

    Having been mistakenly perceived as a follower of Salvador Dalí, Catalan surrealist painter and writer Àngel Planells (1901–1989) has passed through the history of art practically unnoticed. Yet his work suggests an influence on a number of works by Dalí, proving that a fairer way to define their…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Visualising the Empire of Capital

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    Methods of visualising modernity and capitalism have been central to classical social science. Those methods of seeing, specifically in the work of Marx, were attempts to capture visually the fragmenting edifice of capital in its death throes and were part of a project to hasten its demise - yet…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Visual Modernities

  • Performing Indigenous Identities on the Contemporary Australian Stage

    Land, People, Culture, 1st Edition

    By Susanne Julia Thurow

    Over the past 50 years, Indigenous Australian theatre practice has emerged as a dynamic site for the discursive reflection of culture and tradition as well as colonial legacies, leveraging the power of storytelling to create and advocate contemporary fluid conceptions of Indigeneity. Performing…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge

  • Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations

    Deep Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalliopi Fouseki, Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations introduces the concept of ‘deep cities’, a novel approach to the understanding and management of sustainable historic cities that will advance knowledge about how the long-term, temporal and transformative character of urban heritage can be better…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Securing Urban Heritage

    Agents, Access, and Securitization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heike Oevermann, Eszter Gantner

    Securing Urban Heritage considers the impact of securitization on access to urban heritage sites. Demonstrating that symbolic spaces such as these have increasingly become the location of choice for the practice and performance of contemporary politics in the last decade, the book shows how this…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Encountering Nazi Tourism Sites

    1st Edition

    By Derek Dalton

    Encountering Nazi Tourism Sites explores how the terrible legacy of Nazi criminality is experienced by tourists, bridging the gap between cultural criminology and tourism studies to make a significant contribution to our understanding of how Nazi criminality is evoked and invoked in the landscape…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • The World of the Banaras Weaver

    A Culture in Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By Vasanthi Raman

    This book is a fascinating investigation into how communalism plays out in everyday India. Using the metaphor of tana-bana – the warp and the weft of the Banarasi sari – the author reproduces the interwoven life of Hindu-Muslim relations in the Banarasi sari industry. As the city of Banaras in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge India

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