Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Education, Values and Ethics in International Heritage

    Learning to Respect, 1st Edition

    By Jeanette Atkinson

    The changing and evolving relationship between museums and communities, Indigenous, ethnic and marginalized, has been a primary point of discussion in the heritage sector in recent years. Questions of official and unofficial heritage, whose artefacts to collect and exhibit and why, have informed…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Design + Anthropology

    Converging Pathways in Anthropology and Design, 1st Edition

    By Christine Miller

    This book explores the evolution of two disciplines, design and anthropology, and their convergence within commercial and organizational arenas. Focusing on the transdisciplinary field of design anthropology, the chapters cover the global forces and conditions that facilitated its emergence, the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Anthropology & Business

  • World Heritage and Human Rights

    Lessons from the Asia-Pacific and global arena, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bille Larsen

    The World Heritage community is currently adopting policies to mainstream human rights as part of a wider sustainability agenda. This interdisciplinary book combines a state of the art review of World Heritage policy and practice at the global level with ethnographic case studies from the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge

  • Museums, Power, Knowledge

    Selected Essays, 1st Edition

    By Tony Bennett

    Few perspectives have invigorated the development of critical museum studies over the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries as much as Foucault’s account of the relations between knowledge and power and their role in processes of governing. Within this literature, Tony Bennett’s work…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge

  • LGBT People and the UK Cultural Sector

    The Response of Libraries, Museums, Archives and Heritage since 1950, 1st Edition

    By John Vincent

    This book examines the complex and conflicting relationships between LGBT people and our cultural and heritage organisations including libraries, museums and archives. In this unique book established author John Vincent draws together current good practice, and also highlights issues which urgently…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

  • Museum Learning

    Theory and Research as Tools for Enhancing Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jill Hohenstein, Theano Moussouri

    As museums are increasingly asked to demonstrate not only their cultural, but also their educational and social significance, the means to understand how museum visitors learn becomes ever more important. And yet, learning can be conceptualised and investigated in many ways. Coming to terms with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Slow Looking

    The Art and Practice of Learning Through Observation, 1st Edition

    By Shari Tishman

    Slow Looking provides a robust argument for the importance of slow looking in learning environments both general and specialized, formal and informal, and its connection to major concepts in teaching, learning, and knowledge. A museum-originated practice increasingly seen as holding wide…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response

    Reflections Across the Pond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inge Reist

    British Models of Art Collecting and the American Response - Reflections Across the Pond presents 14 essays by distinguished art - and cultural - historians. Collectively, they examine points of similarity and difference in the approaches to art collecting practiced in Britain and the United States…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Video Art Historicized

    Traditions and Negotiations, 1st Edition

    By Malin Hedlin Hayden

    Video art emerged as an art form that from the 1960s and onwards challenged the concept of art - hence, art historical practices. From the perspective of artists, critics, and scholars engaged with this new medium, art was seen as too limiting a notion. Important issues were to re-think art as a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Architecture of the Illusive Distance

    1st Edition

    By Amir H. Ameri

    Focusing on three secular institutional building types: libraries, museums, and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which have seen to the formation of these institutions, the development of their architecture,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Pedagogies of Public Memory

    Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Memorials, and Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Greer, Laurie Grobman

    Pedagogies of Public Memory explores opportunities for writing and rhetorical education at museums, archives, and memorials. Readers will follow students working and writing at well-known sites of international interest (e.g., the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • World Heritage Conservation

    The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Claire Cave, Elene Negussie

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

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