Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Museum Objects

    Experiencing the Properties of Things, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra H. Dudley

    Museum Objects provides a set of readings that together create a distinctive emphasis and perspective on the objects which lie at the heart of interpretive practice in museums, material culture studies and everyday life. This reader brings together classic and up to date texts on the nature and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-22
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Demonizing the Other

    Antisemitism, Racism and Xenophobia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert S. Wistrich

    At the close of the twentieth century the stereotyping and demonization of 'others', whether on religious, nationalist, racist, or political grounds, has become a burning issue. Yet comparatively little attention has been paid to how and why we fabricate images of the 'other' as an enemy or 'demon'…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Routledge

  • Transforming Museums in the Twenty-first Century

    1st Edition

    By Graham Black

    In his book, Graham Black argues that museums must transform themselves if they are to remain relevant to 21st century audiences – and this root and branch change would be necessary whether or not museums faced a funding crisis. It is the result of the impact of new technologies and the rapid…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge

  • Preventive Conservation in Museums

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Caple

    Preventive Conservation in Museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession. It bridges the gap between the basic…

    Paperback – 2011-12-07
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Environmental Management

    Guidelines for Museums and Galleries, 1st Edition

    By May Cassar

    The key to the survival of museum collections is a stable indoor environment and vital to this is a well-maintained building with effective environmental services. Environmental Management sets out clearly the theory and practice of achieving an appropriate museum environment for both collections…

    Paperback – 2011-11-04
    Routledge
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Towards the Museum of the Future

    New European Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Miles, Lauro Zavala

    Towards the Museum of the Future explores, through a series of authoritative essays, some of the major developments in European museums as they struggle to adapt in a rapidly changing world. It embraces a wide range of European countries, all types of museums and exhibitions and the needs of…

    Paperback – 2011-11-04
    Routledge
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • The Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics

    Redefining Ethics for the Twenty-First Century Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Marstine

    Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics is a theoretically informed reconceptualization of museum ethics discourse as a dynamic social practice central to the project of creating change in the museum. Through twenty-seven chapters by an international and interdisciplinary group of academics and…

    Paperback – 2011-06-22
    Routledge

  • Cross-Cultural Issues in Art

    Frames for Understanding, 1st Edition

    By Steven Leuthold

    Cross-Cultural Issues in Art provides an engaging introduction to aesthetic concepts, expanding the discussion beyond the usual Western theorists and Western examples. Steven Leuthold discusses both contemporary and historical issues and examples, incorporating a range of detailed case studies…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13
    Routledge

  • Gender, Sexuality and Museums

    A Routledge Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy K. Levin

    Gender, Sexuality and Museums provides the only repository of key articles, new essays and case studies for the important area of gender and sexuality in museums. It is the first reader to focus on LGBT issues and museums, and the first reader in nearly 15 years to collect articles which focus on…

    Paperback – 2010-07-28
    Routledge

  • The Making of the American Landscape

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael P. Conzen

    The only compact yet comprehensive survey of environmental and cultural forces that have shaped the visual character and geographical diversity of the settled American landscape. The book examines the large-scale historical influences that have molded the varied human adaptation of the continent’s…

    Paperback – 2010-01-21
    Routledge

  • Museums in a Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ross Parry

    The influence of digital media on the cultural heritage sector has been pervasive and profound. Today museums are reliant on new technology to manage their collections. They collect digital as well as material things. New media is embedded within their exhibition spaces. And their activity online…

    Paperback – 2009-12-04
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Creative Approaches to Teaching Primary RE

    1st Edition

    By Maggie Webster

    As an increasingly significant  aspect of primary teaching, Creative Approaches to Teaching Primary RE is the essential companion to help bring creativity to life in the classroom. The text begins with a discussion of creative education and the value of Religious Education, moving on to…

    Paperback – 2009-12-04
    Routledge

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