Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Heritage, Democracy and the Public

    Nordic Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    What is the significance of heritage for how welfare is defined? What function does heritage have in the public realm and how is heritage becoming a resource for citizens to gain influence in society? Who and what defines the public debates and the politics about heritage? Is there a knowledge gap…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives

    Current Practice and Future Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Feather

    The preservation of library and archival materials can encompass everything from bookbinding and paper repair to new techniques for maintaining and exploiting digital text, sound or images. Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives brings together an international team of contributors…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Managing Cultural Heritage

    An International Research Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Luca Zan, Sara Bonini Baraldi, Maria Lusiani, Daniel Shoup, Paolo Ferri, Federica Onofri

    Heritage as a field of research and collective action has emerged only in the last 40 years, spurred by the 1972 Unesco World Heritage Convention. Conservation was the touchstone discipline of the field, but the highly interdisciplinary nature of heritage has brought in a wide diversity of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • National Museums and Nation-building in Europe 1750-2010

    Mobilization and legitimacy, continuity and change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aronsson, Gabriella Elgenius

    Europe’s national museums have since their creation been at the centre of on-going nation making processes. National museums negotiate conflicts and contradictions and entrain the community sufficiently to obtain the support of scientists and art connoisseurs, citizens and taxpayers, policy makers,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Thing about Museums

    Objects and Experience, Representation and Contestation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Dudley, Amy Jane Barnes, Jennifer Binnie, Julia Petrov, Jennifer Walklate

    The Things about Museums constitutes a unique, highly diverse collection of essays unprecedented in existing books in either museum and heritage studies or material culture studies. Taking varied perspectives and presenting a range of case studies, the chapters all address objects in the context of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Museum Communication and Social Media

    The Connected Museum, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Drotner, Kim Christian Schrøder

    Visitor engagement and learning, outreach, and inclusion are concepts that have long dominated professional museum discourses.  The recent rapid uptake of various forms of social media in many parts of the world, however, calls for a reformulation of familiar opportunities and obstacles in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Libraries, Literatures, and Archives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sas Mays

    Not only does the library have a long and complex history and politics, but it has an ambivalent presence in Western culture – both a site of positive knowledge and a site of error, confusion, and loss. Nevertheless, in literary studies and in the humanities, including book history, the figure of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Conserving Cultural Landscapes

    Challenges and New Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Taylor, Archer St. Clair, Nora J. Mitchell

    New approaches to both cultural landscapes and historic urban landscapes increasingly recognize the need to guide future change, rather than simply protecting the fabric of the past. Challenging traditional notions of historic preservation, Conserving Cultural Landscapes takes a dynamic…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Heritage and Memory of War

    Responses from Small Islands, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Keir Reeves

    Every large nation in the world was directly or indirectly affected by the impact of war during the course of the twentieth century, and while the historical narratives of war of these nations are well known, far less is understood about how small islands coped. These islands – often not nations in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Industrial Heritage Sites in Transformation

    Clash of Discourses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Heike Oevermann

    The management of industrial heritage sites requires rethinking in the context of urban change, and the issue of how to balance protection, preservation/conservation, and development becomes all the more crucial as industrial heritage sites grow in number. This brings into play new challenges—not…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • The Making of Heritage

    Seduction and Disenchantment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camila Del Marmol, Marc Morell, Jasper Chalcraft

    This volume explores the process of heritage making and its relation to the production of touristic places, examining several case studies around the world. Most existing literature on heritage and tourism centers either on its managerial aspects, the tourist experience, or issues related to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Tali

    This book analyzes practices of collecting in European art museums from 1989 to the present, arguing that museums actualize absence both consciously and unconsciously, while misrepresentation is an outcome of the absent perspectives and voices of minority community members which are rarely…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

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