Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Giving Preservation a History

    Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Max Page, Randall Mason

    In this volume, some of the leading figures in the field have been brought together to write on the roots of the historic preservation movement in the United States, ranging from New York to Santa Fe, Charleston to Chicago.  Giving Preservation a History explores the long history of historic…

    Paperback – 2019-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Defining National Heritage

    The National Trust from Open Spaces to Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Leslie G. Cintron

    As the largest non-governmental preservation association in the world, the National Trust for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (the National Trust) is arguably one of the most influential organizations of its kind. As such, it provides particularly useful case studies for examining the process…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Dimensions of Heritage and Memory

    Multiple Europes and the Politics of Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Whitehead, Susannah Eckersley, Gönül Bozoğlu, Mads Daugbjerg

    Dimensions of Heritage and Memory is a landmark contribution on the politics of the past in Europe today. The book explores the meanings of heritage in a time of crisis, when the past permeates social and political divisions, identity contests and official projects to forge a European community.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Àngel Planells’ Art and the Surrealist Canon

    1st Edition

    By Anna Vives

    Having been mistakenly perceived as a follower of Salvador Dalí, Catalan surrealist painter and writer Àngel Planells (1901-1989) has passed through the history of art practically unnoticed. Yet his work suggests an influence on a number of works by Dalí, proving that a fairer way to define their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Hands on Media History

    A new methodology in the humanities and social sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Ellis, Nick Hall

    Hands on Media History explores the whole range of hands on media history techniques for the first time, offering both practical guides and general perspectives. It covers both analogue and digital media; film, television, video, gaming, photography and recorded sound. Understanding media means…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Securing Urban Heritage

    Agents, Access, and Securitization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heike Oevermann, Eszter Gantner

    Securing Urban Heritage considers the impact of securitization on access to urban heritage sites. Demonstrating that symbolic spaces such as these have increasingly become the location of choice for the practice and performance of contemporary politics in the last decade, the book shows how this…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Modernity, History, and Politics in Czech Art

    1st Edition

    By Marta Filipová

    This book traces the influence of the changing political environment on Czech art, criticism, history, and theory between 1895 and 1939, looking beyond the avant-garde to the peripheries of modern art. The period is marked by radical political changes, the formation of national and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

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