Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Emotional Heritage

    Visitor Engagement at Museums and Heritage Sites, 1st Edition

    By Laurajane Smith

    Through the use of interviews this book argues that heritage is itself a performance in which particular readings of the past are used to help individuals, communities, institutions, nations and so forth to navigate cultural and social change and dissonance, while also mediating expressions of…

    Hardback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Museum Practices and the Posthumanities

    Curating for Earthly Habitability, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Cameron

    Our planet is at risk from climate change, war, terrorism, drought and extreme weather events, and the unintended consequences of unfettered biotechnological and economic development. Many of these problems are the consequence of an erroneous and dangerous detachment from our environment and others…

    Paperback – 2020-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Fisher, Simon Bell, Vittoria Capresi, Maria Helena Maia, Cristina Pallini

    Modernist Reinventions of the Rural Landscape explores rural topographies produced by large-scale agricultural development and colonisation schemes planned and carried out in the 20th Century. Based on applied research conducted as part of an EU-funded project, this book collates material from an…

    Hardback – 2020-07-07 
    Routledge

  • The Role of Today's Museum

    1st Edition

    By Clive Gray, Vikki McCall

    The Role of Today’s Museum provides a thorough investigation of what museums do and why. Arguing that museums are multi-functional institutions, the book examines the consequences of this for the services that museums provide, the publics to whom they are provided and the providers themselves.…

    Paperback – 2020-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Peatlands

    Ecology, Conservation and Heritage, 1st Edition

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    This book provides an introduction to peatlands for the non-specialist student reader and those concerned about environmental protection. Peat is formed when vegetation partially decays in a waterlogged environment and occurs extensively throughout both temperate and tropical regions. Interest in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Managing Natural Science Collections

    A Guide to Strategy, Planning and Resourcing, 1st Edition

    By Robert Huxley, Christiane Quaisser, Carol R. Butler, René W.R.J. Dekker

    Managing Natural Science Collections demonstrates the need for consistency and evidence-based decision-making in the management of natural science collections, which are becoming increasingly valuable when it comes to addressing societal challenges. Drawing upon the experience of four experts…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Grasping the World

    The Idea of the Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Preziosi, Claire Farago

    First published in 2004, this volume recognises that there is much more to museums than the documenting, monumentalizing, or theme-parking of identity, history and heritage. This landmark anthology aims to make strange the very existence of museums and to plot a critical, historical and ethical…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Museums and Social Change

    Challenging the Unhelpful Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adele Chynoweth, Bernadette Lynch, Klaus Petersen, Sarah Smed

    Museums and Social Change explores the ways museums can work in collaboration with marginalised groups to work for social change and, in so doing, re-think the museum. Drawing on the first-hand experiences of museum practitioners and their partners around the world, the volume demonstrates the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • The Louvre and Versailles

    The Evolution of the Proto-typical Palace in the Age of Absolutism, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Tadgell

    This book traces the evolution of the great palaces of the Louvre and Versailles, from the medieval background to Pierre Lescot’s designs for expanding the former in the mid-16th century and to the successive grands projets for the transformation of the latter over the course of the 18th…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Controversy in Science Museums

    Re-imagining Exhibition Spaces and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Erminia Pedretti, Ana Maria Navas-Iannini

    Controversy in Science Museums focuses on exhibitions that approach sensitive or controversial topics. With a keen sense of past and current practices, Pedretti and Navas Iannini examine and reimagine how museums and science centres can create exhibitions that embrace criticality and visitor agency…

    Paperback – 2020-04-16 
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Tourism, and Race

    The Other Side of Leisure, 1st Edition

    By Antoinette T Jackson

    Heritage, Tourism, and Race views heritage and leisure tourism in the Americas through the lens of race, and is especially concerned with redressing gaps in recognizing and critically accounting for African Americans as an underrepresented community in leisure. Fostering critical public…

    Paperback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Tourism, and Community

  • Museums and Racism

    1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    Racism is a hot topic in museums today, as well as an urgent social issue. Focused on the broad field of multicultural policy, Museums and Racism examines how the Immigration Museum in Melbourne, Australia, has responded to political culture and public debate around racism. Analysis focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge

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