Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • The Future of Natural History Museums

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Dorfman

    Natural history museums are changing, both because of their own internal development and in response to changes in context. Historically, the aim of collecting from nature was to develop encyclopedic assemblages to satisfy human curiosity and build a basis for taxonomic information. Today, with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    ICOM Advances in Museum Research

  • Grey Funnel Lines

    Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970, 1st Edition

    By Cyril Tawney

    Originally published in 1987. In this book we find songs reflecting every aspect of life in the twentieth-century Royal Navy, both upper and lower deck: war, ship’s routine, aviation, submarines, the antics of dockyard personnel, not to mention the matelot’s shore-going adventures, both amorous and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • The Chime Child

    or Somerset Singers Being An Account of Some of Them and Their Songs Collected Over Sixty Years, 1st Edition

    By Ruth L. Tongue

    Originally published in 1968. The author, a well-known contemporary and friend of folklorist Katharine M. Briggs, collected a tremendous store of folk music material over many years and eventually decided to put some of it on permanent record. This book comprises a cross-section of rescued melodies…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Village Song & Culture

    A Study Based on the Blunt Collection of Song from Adderbury North Oxfordshire, 1st Edition

    By Michael Pickering

    Originally published in 1982. The songs on which this study is based were once vibrant in the throats and ears and minds of living people. This book examines the songs and their meanings in relation to the lives of those people, and relates them to the cultural tradition and practice of which they…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Tree of strings

    Crann nan teud: a history of the harp in Scotland, 1st Edition

    By Keith Sanger, Alison Kinnaird

    This is the first history of the harp in Scotland to be published. It sets out to trace the development of the instrument from its earliest appearance on the Pictish stones of the 8th century, to the present day. Describing the different harps played in the Highlands and the Lowlands of Scotland,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Culture, Innovation and the Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Biljana Mickov, James E. Doyle

    This is a handbook for the cultural entrepreneur, offering some of the best examples on practice, franchises, research, innovation and business opportunities in the cultural sector. The key theme is the contribution and possibilities of the cultural economy as a business, with a strong supporting…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge

  • Digital Memory Studies

    Media Pasts in Transition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Hoskins

    Digital media, networks and archives reimagine and revitalize individual, social and cultural memory but they also ensnare it, bringing it under new forms of control. Understanding these paradoxical conditions of remembering and forgetting through today’s technologies needs bold interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Collecting Prints and Drawings in Europe, c. 1500–1750

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Baker, Caroline Elam, Genevieve Warwick

    Prints and drawings have been keenly collected in Europe since at least the early sixteenth century. Relatively modest in price, they offered artists, amateurs and collectors of a systematic turn of mind the opportunity to put together holdings with a wide representation of different hands, schools…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Sport Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Ramshaw

    This book brings together many new and exciting international approaches to sport heritage. It provides a thought-provoking sport heritage case study that would be of interest to students and researchers in history, geography, anthropology, marketing, and industry practitioners at sporting events.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Teaching Difficult History through Film

    1st Edition

    By Jeremy Stoddard, Alan S. Marcus, David Hicks

    Teaching Difficult History through Film explores the potential of film to engage young people in controversial or contested histories and how they are represented, ranging from gender and sexuality, to colonialism and slavery. Adding to the education literature of how to teach and learn difficult…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15
    Routledge

  • Faded and Threadbare Historic Textiles and their Role in Houses Open to the Public

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Ponsonby

    Many historic houses that open to the public in England and Wales - particularly those owned by the National Trust - preserve their contents rather than restore them to a particular period. The former owners of these houses often retained objects from various periods and this layering of history…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • Antiquarianism and the Visual Histories of Louis XIV

    Artifacts for a Future Past, 1st Edition

    By Robert Wellington

    Antiquarianism and the Visual Histories of Louis XIV: Artifacts for a Future Past provides a new interpretation of objects and images commissioned by Louis XIV (1638-1715) to document his reign for posterity. The Sun King's image-makers based their prediction of how future historians would…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

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