Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Are Asian cities, like many cities around the world, becoming “post-political”? Were they ever “political” in the first place? How have relationships between government and civil society developed in Asian cities? In answering these questions, this book examines the relationship between the state…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Museums and Sites of Persuasion

    Politics, Memory and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce Apsel, Amy Sodaro

    Museums and Sites of Persuasion examines the concept of museums and memory sites as locations that attempt to promote human rights, democracy and peace. Demonstrating that such sites have the potential to act as powerful spaces of persuasion or contestation, the book also shows that there are…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    Contested Pasts, 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 – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • 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

  • 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

  • Public Art Encounters

    Art, Space and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Zebracki, Joni M. Palmer

    Public art is produced and ‘lived’ within multiple, interlaced and contested political, economic, social and cultural-symbolic spheres. This lively collection is a mix of academic and practice-based writings that scrutinise conventional claims on the inclusiveness of public art practice.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Historic Construction and Conservation

    Materials, Systems and Damage, 1st Edition

    By Pere Roca, Paulo B. Lourenço, Angelo Gaetani

    Conservation in the built environment raises fundamental questions which have been debated for centuries - what is worth preserving, how is it possible, why is it important? This book takes a modern approach to the meaning of a heritage structure and its conservation. The historical evolution of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Exhibitions for Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Elena Gonzales

    Exhibitions for Social Justice assesses the state of curatorial work for social justice in the Americas and Europe today. Analyzing best practices and new curatorial work to support all those working on exhibitions, Gonzales expounds curatorial practices that lie at the nexus of contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Historical Archaeology

    A Guide to Substantive and Theoretical Contributions, 1st Edition

    By Robert L Schuyler

    A sourcebook devoted to historical archaeology, a significant field of study which blends together the theories and methods of anthropology, history, and archaeology.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Trafficking Culture

    New Directions in Researching the Global Market in Illicit Antiquities, 1st Edition

    By Simon Mackenzie, Neil Brodie, Donna Yates, Christos Tsirogiannis

    Trafficking Culture outlines current research and thinking on the illicit market in antiquities. It moves along the global trafficking chain from ‘source’ to ‘market’, identifying the main roles and routines involved. Using original research, the authors explore the dynamics of this ‘grey’ market,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • UnDoing Buildings

    Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory, 1st Edition

    By Sally Stone

    UnDoing Buildings: Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory discusses one of the greatest challenges for twenty-first-century society: what is to be done with the huge stock of existing buildings that have outlived the function for which they were built? Their worth is well recognised and the importance…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • The Reflective Museum Practitioner

    Expanding Practice in Science Museums, 1st Edition

    By Laura W. Martin, Lynn Uyen Tran, Doris B. Ash

    The Reflective Museum Practitioner explores a range of expansive and creative ways in which the concept of “reflective practice” has been applied in the informal STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning environments of museums and zoos. It seeks to demonstrate how such a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge

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