Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Migrating Heritage

    Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    Bringing together an international forum of experts, this book looks at how museums, libraries and further public cultural institutions respond to the effects of globalisation, mobility and migration across Europe. It puts forward examples of innovative practice and policies that reflect these…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museum Representations of Maoist China

    From Cultural Revolution to Commie Kitsch, 1st Edition

    By Amy Jane Barnes

    The collection, interpretation and display of art from the People’s Republic of China, and particularly the art of the Cultural Revolution, have been problematic for museums. These objects challenge our perception of ’Chineseness’ and their style, content and the means of their production question…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museum Space

    Where Architecture Meets Museology, 1st Edition

    By Kali Tzortzi

    Museums are among the iconic buildings of the twenty-first century, as remarkable for their architectural diversity as for the variety of collections they display. But how does the architecture of museums affect our experience as visitors? This book proposes that by seeing space as common ground…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museums and Public Value

    Creating Sustainable Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol A. Scott

    Public Value speaks to our time - to the role that museums can play in creating civil societies, to the challenges involved in using limited assets strategically, to the demand for results that make a difference and to the imperative that we build the kind of engagement that sustains our futures.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museums and Higher Education Working Together

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Jos Boys

    Edited by Anne Boddington

    Over the last twenty years the educational role of the museum has come to be central to its mission. There are now far more educational opportunities, new spaces, new interfaces - both digital and physical, and a growing number of education and interpretation departments, educational curators and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museums and Restitution

    New Practices, New Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott, Kostas Arvanitis

    This book examines contemporary approaches to restitution from the perspective of museums. It focuses on the ways in which these institutions have been addressing the subject at a regional, national and international level. In particular, it explores contemporary practices and recent claims, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museums and Silent Objects: Designing Effective Exhibitions

    1st Edition

    By Francesca Monti, Suzanne Keene

    In a society where split-second decisions about the value of things are grounded on how they look, museum visitors are often drawn to visually striking or iconic objects. This book investigates the question of the treatment of items on display in museums which are less conspicuous but potentially…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museums, Health and Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Helen Chatterjee, Guy Noble

    The role of museums in enhancing well-being and improving health through social intervention is one of the foremost topics of importance in the museums sector today. With an aging population and emerging policies on the social responsibilities of museums, the sector is facing an unprecedented…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • World Heritage, Urban Design and Tourism

    Three Cities in the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Luna Khirfan

    Urban planners and conservationists in historic cities around the world grapple with the competing interests of conservation, urban design, and economic and social development. This book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the key relationships between heritage conservation, city space design,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Museums, Migration and Identity in Europe

    Peoples, Places and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Whitehead, Susannah Eckersley, Katherine Lloyd, Rhiannon Mason

    The imperatives surrounding museum representations of place have shifted from the late eighteenth century to today. The political significance of place itself has changed and continues to change at all scales, from local, civic, regional to national and supranational. At the same time, changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy

    Once Upon a Time in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By Constance DeVereaux, Martin Griffin

    The story of arts and cultural policy in the twenty-first century is inherently of global concern no matter how local it seems. At the same time, questions of identity have in many ways become more challenging than before. Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy: Once Upon a Time in a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Redisplaying Museum Collections

    Contemporary Display and Interpretation in British Museums, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Paddon

    This is the first book to examine, in depth, the multi-million pound redisplay and reinterpretation process in British museums in the early twenty-first century. Acknowledging the importance of the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) as project catalyst, Hannah Paddon explains and explores the complex…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

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