Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon

    Heritage Interpretation and Visitor Perceptions, 1st Edition

    By Denise Maior-Barron

    Marie Antoinette at Petit Trianon challenges common perceptions of the last Queen of France, appraising the role she played in relation to the events of French Revolution through an original analysis of contemporary heritage practices and visitor perceptions at her former home, the Petit…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • New York: Art and Cultural Capital of the Gilded Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret R. Laster, Chelsea Bruner

    Fueled by a flourishing capitalist economy, undergirded by advancements in architectural design and urban infrastructure, and patronized by growing bourgeois and elite classes, New York’s built environment was dramatically transformed in the 1870s and 1880s. This book argues that this constituted…

    Hardback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Artangel and Financing British Art

    Adapting to Social and Economic Change, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Gould

    The Artangel Trust has been credited with providing artists with all the money and logistics they need to create one-off dream projects. An independent art commissioning agency based in London, it has operated since 1985 and is responsible for producing some of the most striking ephemeral and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Event-Space

    Theatre Architecture and the Historical Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Dorita Hannah

    As the symbolists, constructivists and surrealists of the historical avant-garde began to abandon traditional theatre spaces and embrace the more contingent locations of the theatrical and political ‘event’, the built environment of a performance became not only part of the event, but an event…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Trauma, Cultural Complexes, and Transformation

    Folk Narratives and Present Realities, 1st Edition

    By Evija Volfa Vestergaard

    Trauma, Cultural Complexes, and Transformation: Folk Narratives and Present Realities contributes to our understanding of how culturally traumatic events affect present day realities, and suggests the potential for healing by combining theories on psychological trauma, cultural complexes, and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge

  • World Heritage and Sustainable Development

    New Directions in World Heritage Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bille Larsen, William Logan

    In 2015, the General Assembly of State Parties to the World Heritage Convention passed a ground-breaking Sustainable Development policy that seeks to bring the World Heritage system into line with the UN’s sustainable development agenda (UNESCO 2015). World Heritage and Sustainable Development…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Academics, Artists, and Museums

    21st-Century Partnerships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irina D. Costache, Clare Kunny

    Collaboration and interdisciplinary practice in the museum are on the rise. Academics, Artists, and Museums examines twenty-first century partnerships between the museum and higher education sectors, with a focus on art museums and exhibits. The edited volume offers detailed analysis of how…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • The Future of Museum and Gallery Design

    Purpose, Process, Perception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne MacLeod, Tricia Austin, Jonathan Hale, Oscar Ho Hing-Kay

    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design explores new research and practice in museum design. Placing a specific emphasis on social responsibility, in its broadest sense, the book emphasises the need for a greater understanding of the impact of museum design in the experiences of visitors, in the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Christian Pilgrimage, Landscape and Heritage

    Journeying to the Sacred, 1st Edition

    By Avril Maddrell, Veronica della Dora, Alessandro Scafi, Heather Walton

    This volume provides a theoretically and empirically-grounded study of the significance of landscape in the experience of Christian pilgrimage across different denominations and its intersection with cultural heritage and tourism. The book focuses on pilgrimages to Meteora (Greece), Subiaco (Italy)…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Safeguarding Intangible Heritage

    Practices and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natsuko Akagawa, Laurajane Smith

    The UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage came into force in 2006, framing the international and national practices and policies associated with intangible cultural heritage. This volume critically and reflexively examines these practices and policies, providing…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Snapshots of Museum Experience

    Understanding Child Visitors Through Photography, 1st Edition

    By Elee Kirk, Will Buckingham

    Children are one of the major audiences for museums, but their visits are often seen solely from the point of view of museum learning. In Snapshots of Museum Experience, Will Buckingham draws upon Elee Kirk’s research amongst child visitors to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Artists in the Archive

    Creative and Curatorial Engagements with Documents of Art and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Clarke, Simon Jones, Nick Kaye, Johanna Linsley

    Artists in the Archive explores the agency and materiality of the archival document through a stunning collection of critical writings and original artworks. It examines the politics and philosophy behind re-using remains, historicising this artistic practice and considering the breadth of ways in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

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