Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Exhibitions as Research

    Experimental Methods in Museums, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bjerregaard

    Exhibitions as Research contends that museums would be more attractive to both researchers and audiences if we consider exhibitions as knowledge-in-the-making rather than platforms for disseminating already-established insights. Analysing the theoretical underpinnings and practical challenges of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Authentic and Inauthentic Places in Tourism

    From Heritage Sites to Theme Parks, 1st Edition

    By Jane Lovell, Chris Bull

    With the rise of post-truth and fake news, a thorough examination of authenticity has never been so relevant. This book explores the geography of authenticity, investigating a wide variety of places used by tourists. Not only does it assess what might be described as the more traditional objects…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Dark Tourism

    Practice and interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Hooper, John J. Lennon

    Dark Tourism, as well as other terms such as Thanatourism and Grief Tourism, has been much discussed in the past two decades. This volume provides a comprehensive exploration of the subject from the point of view of both practice - how Dark Tourism is performed, what practical and physical…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Creativity and Learning in Later Life

    An Ethnography of Museum Education, 1st Edition

    By Shari Sabeti

    Creativity and Learning in Later Life examines how processes such as ‘creativity’ and ‘inspiration’ are experienced by writers who engage with the visual arts, and questions how age is perceived in relation to these processes. The author’s careful analysis challenges many of the assumptions on…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge

  • The Semiotics of Movement in Space

    1st Edition

    By Robert James McMurtrie

    The Semiotics of Movement in Space explores how people move through buildings and interact with objects in space. Focusing on visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, McMurtrie analyses and interprets movement and space relations to highlight new developments and applications of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The World of the Banaras Weaver

    A Culture in Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By Vasanthi Raman

    This book is a fascinating investigation into how communalism plays out in everyday India. Using the metaphor of tana–bana —the warp and the weft of the Banarasi sari— the author reproduces the interwoven life of Hindu–Muslim relations in the Banarasi sari industry. As the city of Banaras in Uttar…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge India

  • Science Museums in Transition

    Unheard Voices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hooley McLaughlin, Judy Diamond

    Science Museums in Transition: Unheard Voices considers how museums can adapt their exhibits, programs, and organizational structures to the diversity of ideas, people, and cultures that speak to modern science. This collection contains individual expressions by museum insiders addressing a range…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Heritage and Festivals in Europe

    Performing Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ullrich Kockel, Cristina Clopot, Baiba Tjarve, Máiréad Nic Craith

    Heritage and Festivals in Europe critically investigates the purpose, reach and effects of heritage festivals. Providing a comprehensive and detailed analysis of comparatively selected aspects of intangible cultural heritage, the volume demonstrates how such heritage is mobilised within events that…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • A Museum in Public

    Re-visioning Canada’s Royal Ontario Museum, 1st Edition

    By Susan L.T. Ashley

    Not satisfied with the assertion that museums have taken great strides in becoming representative, relevant and open in their preoccupations, A Museum in Public contends that the supposedly public nature of their institutional role continues to be a rhetorical one. This book critically examines…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Art, Design and Capital since the 1980s

    Production by Design, 1st Edition

    By Bill Roberts

    This book examines artists’ engagements with design and architecture since the 1980s, and asks what they reveal about contemporary capitalist production and social life. Setting recent practices in historical relief, and exploring the work of Dan Graham, Rita McBride, Tobias Rehberger and Liam…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design History

  • The Routledge Companion to Big History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Benjamin, Esther Quaedackers, David Baker

    The Routledge Companion to Big History guides readers though the variety of themes and concepts that structure contemporary scholarship in the field of big history. The volume is divided into five parts, each representing current and evolving areas of interest to the community, including big…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Rethinking Research in the Art Museum

    1st Edition

    By Emily Pringle

    Rethinking Research in the Art Museum presents an original and radical perspective on how research can function as an agent of change in art museums today. The book analyses a range of art organisations and draws on numerous interviews with museum professionals to outline the limitations of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

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