Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Envisioning Better Communities

    Seeing More Options, Making Wiser Choices, 1st Edition

    By Randall Arendt

    The author's work has shaped a generation of planners, designers, and landscape architects. In this book, the author brings his insights to a broader public, with a profusely illustrated demonstration of how local officials, planning commissioners, and everyday citizens can work to make…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Hands on Media History

    A new methodology in the humanities and social sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Hall, John Ellis

    Hands on Media History explores the whole range of hands on media history techniques for the first time, offering both practical guides and general perspectives. It covers both analogue and digital media; film, television, video, gaming, photography and recorded sound. Understanding media means…

    Paperback – 2019-10-09
    Routledge

  • Contested Commemoration in U.S. History

    Diverging Public Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klara Stephanie Szlezák, Melissa M. Bender

    Against the backdrop of two recent socio-political developments—the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration and the surge in nationalist and populist sentiment that ushered in the current administration—Contested Commemoration in U.S. History presents eleven essays focused on…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Global Perspectives on Public History

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    Contested Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    Paperback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Historical Archaeology

    A Guide to Substantive and Theoretical Contributions, 1st Edition

    By Robert L Schuyler

    A sourcebook devoted to historical archaeology, a significant field of study which blends together the theories and methods of anthropology, history, and archaeology.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Creativity and Learning in Later Life

    An Ethnography of Museum Education, 1st Edition

    By Shari Sabeti

    Creativity and Learning in Later Life examines how processes such as ‘creativity’ and ‘inspiration’ are experienced by writers who engage with the visual arts, and questions how age is perceived in relation to these processes. The author’s careful analysis challenges many of the assumptions on…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Trafficking Culture

    New Directions in Researching the Global Market in Illicit Antiquities, 1st Edition

    By Simon Mackenzie, Neil Brodie, Donna Yates, Christos Tsirogiannis

    Trafficking Culture outlines current research and thinking on the illicit market in antiquities. It moves along the global trafficking chain from ‘source’ to ‘market’, identifying the main roles and routines involved. Using original research, the authors explore the dynamics of this ‘grey’ market,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02
    Routledge

  • Historic Construction and Conservation

    Materials, Systems and Damage, 1st Edition

    By Pere Roca, Paulo B. Lourenço, Angelo Gaetani

    Conservation in the built environment raises fundamental questions which have been debated for centuries - what is worth preserving, how is it possible, why is it important? This book takes a modern approach to the meaning of a heritage structure and its conservation. The historical evolution of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02
    Routledge

  • The Semiotics of Movement in Space

    1st Edition

    By Robert James McMurtrie

    The Semiotics of Movement in Space explores how people move through buildings and interact with objects in space. Focusing on visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, McMurtrie analyses and interprets movement and space relations to highlight new developments and applications of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Reconsidering Interpretation of Heritage Sites

    America in the Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Anne Lindsay

    Reconsidering Interpretation of Heritage Sites chronicles and problematizes the representation of the eighteenth century in museums and heritage sites while also challenging public historians to alter their perceptions of what might be possible when interpreting such sites. Much of the history…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials

    Spectacles of Critique, Theory and Art, 1st Edition

    By Panos Kompatsiaris

    Contemporary art biennials are sites of prestige, innovation and experimentation, where the category of art is meant to be in perpetual motion, rearranged and redefined, opening itself to the world and its contradictions. They are sites of a seemingly peaceful cohabitation between the elitist and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Research in the Art Museum

    1st Edition

    By Emily Pringle

    Rethinking Research in the Art Museum presents an original and radical perspective on how research can function as an agent of change in art museums today. The book analyses a range of art organisations and draws on numerous interviews with museum professionals to outline the limitations of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge

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