Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Equity in Heritage Conservation

    The Case of Ahmedabad, India, 1st Edition

    By Jigna Desai

    Recognised by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as a measure to make cities inclusive, safe and resilient, conservation of natural and cultural heritage has become an increasingly important issue across the globe. The equity principle of sustainable development necessitates that citizens hold…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Museums as Cultures of Copies

    The Crafting of Artefacts and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brita Brenna, Hans Dam Christensen, Olav Hamran

    Few institutions are warier of copies than museums. Few fields of knowledge are more prone to denounce copies as fake than the heritage field. Few discourses are as concerned with authenticity, aura, originals and provenance as those concerning exhibiting and collecting. So why is it that these are…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Museums of Contemporary Art

    Notion and Development, 1st Edition

    By J. Pedro Lorente

    Where, how, by whom and for what were the first museums of contemporary art created? These are the key questions addressed by J. Pedro Lorente in this new book. In it he explores the concept and history of museums of contemporary art, and the shifting ways in which they have been imagined and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19

  • The British Consular Service in the Aegean and the Collection of Antiquities for the British Museum

    1st Edition

    By Lucia Patrizio Gunning

    The book tells the story of how the British consular service in the Aegean, in the years of the British protectorate of the Ionian Islands (1815-1864) became an agency for the retrieval, excavation and collection of antiquities eventually destined for the British Museum. Exploring the historical,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19

  • The Rise of the Must-See Exhibition

    Blockbusters in Australian Museums and Galleries, 1st Edition

    By Anna Lawrenson, Chiara O'Reilly

    Blockbuster exhibitions are ubiquitous fixtures in the cultural calendars of major museums and galleries worldwide. The Rise of the Must-See Exhibition charts their ascent across a diverse array of museums and galleries. The book positions these exhibits in the Australian cultural context,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Designing Sacred Spaces

    1st Edition

    By Sherin Wing

    Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case…

    Paperback – 2018-12-04

  • The Amusement Park

    History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Wood

    Jason Wood is Director of Heritage Consultancy Services, Lancaster, UK, and former Professor of Cultural Heritage at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana Campelo, Laura Reynolds, Adam Lindgreen, Michael Beverland

    Cultural Heritage is a systematic, interdisciplinary examination of cultural heritage, which provides an up-to-date view of the field by drawing on various disciplines. The book offers a thorough, structured review of extant literature on heritage in tourism and pertinent challenges for cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27

  • Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology

    Expert Curation at the Museums of the Smithsonian Institution, 1st Edition

    By Petrina Foti

    Computer technology has transformed modern society, yet curators wishing to reflect those changes face difficult challenges in terms of both collecting and exhibiting. Collecting and Exhibiting Computer-Based Technology examines how curators at the history and technology museums of the Smithsonian…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Sharing Authority in the Museum

    Distributed objects, reassembled relationships, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Horwood

    Sharing Authority in the Museum provides a detailed and fully contextualised study of a heritage assemblage over time, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Focussing on Māori objects, predominantly originating from the Ngā Paerangi tribe, housed in Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-13
    Museums in Focus

  • The Routledge Handbook of Museums, Media and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Drotner, Vince Dziekan, Ross Parry, Kim Christian Schrøder

    Museums today find themselves within a mediatised society, where everyday life is conducted in a data-full and technology-rich context. In fact, museums are themselves mediatised: they present a uniquely media-centred environment, in which communicative media is a constitutive property of their…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Afterlife of the Leiden Anatomical Collections

    Hands On, Hands Off, 1st Edition

    By Hieke Huistra

    The Afterlife of the Leiden Anatomical Collections starts where most stories end: after death. It tells the story of thousands of body parts kept in bottles and boxes in nineteenth-century Leiden – a story featuring a struggling medical student, more than one disappointed anatomist, a monstrous…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    The History of Medicine in Context

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