Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Albu, Dawna Schuld

    This book examines the interconnections between art, phenomenology, and cognitive studies. Contributors question the binary oppositions generally drawn between visuality and agency, sensing and thinking, phenomenal art and politics, phenomenology and structuralism, and subjective involvement and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Governing Cultures

    Art Institutions in Victorian London, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Barlow, Colin Trodd

    This title was first published in 2000. London in the nineteenth century saw the founding of the National Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Whitechapel Art Gallery. Other, less permanent, organisations flourished, among them the British Institution,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying

    The Museum in South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saloni Mathur, Kavita Singh

    This volume brings together a range of essays that offer a new perspective on the dynamic history of the museum as a cultural institution in South Asia. It traces the museum from its origin as a tool of colonialism and adoption as a vehicle of sovereignty in the nationalist period, till its role in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Profane Egyptologists

    The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion, 1st Edition

    By Paul Harrison

    It is widely believed that the practice of ancient Egyptian religion ceased with the end of pharaonic culture and the rise of Christianity. However, an organised reconstruction and revival of the authentic practice of Egyptian, or Kemetic religion has been growing, almost undocumented, for…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • Australian Artists in the Contemporary Museum

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Barrett, Jacqueline Millner

    This unique book proposes a re-reading of the relationship between artists and the contemporary museum. In Australia in particular, the museum has played a significant role in the colonial project and this has generally been considered as the predominant mode of artists' engagement with such…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Challenging History in the Museum

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall

    Challenging History in the Museum explores work with difficult, contested and sensitive heritages in a range of museum contexts. It is based on the Challenging History project, which brings together a wide range of heritage professionals, practitioners and academics to explore heritage and museum…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula

    Debates, Discourses and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Karen Exell, Trinidad Rico

    Heritage projects in the Arabian Peninsula are developing rapidly. Museums and heritage sites are symbols of shifting national identities, and a way of placing the Arabian Peninsula states on the international map. Global, i.e. Western, heritage standards and practices have been utilised for the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage

    Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging challenges of social inclusion and cultural dialogue, hybrid…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Cultural Policy, Work and Identity

    The Creation, Renewal and Negotiation of Professional Subjectivities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Paquette

    How have cultural policies created new occupations and shaped professions? This book explores an often unacknowledged dimension of cultural policy analysis: the professional identity of cultural agents. It analyses the relationship between cultural policy, identity and professionalism and draws…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Disaster Management for Libraries and Archives

    1st Edition

    By John Feather

    Edited by Graham Matthews

    Disaster planning might not seem a pressing concern - until disaster strikes. Recent events have reminded us that any collection or service may be at risk, and libraries and archives must have prevention and recovery measures in place. Written by academics and practitioners, drawing on firsthand…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Engaging the Senses: Object-Based Learning in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By Helen J. Chatterjee, Leonie Hannan

    The use of museum collections as a path to learning for university students is fast becoming a new pedagogy for higher education. Despite a strong tradition of using lectures as a way of delivering the curriculum, the positive benefits of ’active’ and ’experiential learning’ are being recognised in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • From Museum Critique to the Critical Museum

    1st Edition

    By Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius, Piotr Piotrowski

    Since the late nineteenth century, museums have been cited as tools of imperialism and colonialism, as strongholds of patriarchalism, masculinism, homophobia and xenophobia, and accused both of elitism and commercialism. But, could the museum absorb and benefit from its critique, turning into a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

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