Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • The Cultural World of Eleonora di Toledo

    Duchess of Florence and Siena, 1st Edition

    Edited by Konrad Eisenbichler

    Eleonora di Toledo was a powerful and influential woman who, over the course of nearly a quarter century (1539-62), contributed profoundly to the cultural flowering of ducal Florence. Her patronage of some of the leading artists of the time, her support of newly arrived Jesuit preachers, her…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Using Museums as an Educational Resource

    An Introductory Handbook for Students and Teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Graeme K. Talboys

    Visits to museums have long been an important aspect of the education of young people and in recent years it has been increasingly recognised that education is core to the purpose of the museum. Not only do they introduce students to the many and varied forms of our material culture, they also…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Women and Things, 1750–1950

    Gendered Material Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen Daly Goggin, Beth Fowkes Tobin

    In contrast to much current scholarship on women and material culture which focuses primarily on women as consumers, this essay collection provides case studies of women who produced material objects. The essays collected here make an original contribution to material culture studies by focusing…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Heritage from Below

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iain J.M. Robertson

    Research into the ways in which the past is constructed and consumed in the present is now reaching a mature stage. This maturity derives from the general acceptance that heritage as a social and cultural construct is closely connected to the making and maintaining of identity at all spatial…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Doing Museology Differently

    1st Edition

    By Duncan Grewcock

    One might believe that museum studies is a stable field of academic inquiry based on a set of familiar institutional forms and functions. But as institutions museums have never been stable or singular, and neither has the discipline of museum studies. Museum studies as a field of academic inquiry…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museums, Heritage and International Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Basu, Wayne Modest

    While many claims are made regarding the power of cultural heritage as a driver and enabler of sustainable development, the relationship between museums, heritage and development has received little academic scrutiny. This book stages a critical conversation between the interdisciplinary fields of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • Culture, Heritage and Representation

    Perspectives on Visuality and the Past, 1st Edition

    By Steve Watson

    Edited by Emma Waterton

    The 'visual' has long played a crucial role in forming experiences, associations, expectations and understandings of heritage. Images convey meaning within a range of practices, including tourism, identity construction, the popularization of the past through a variety of media, and the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • From Archaeology to Spectacle in Victorian Britain

    The Case of Assyria, 1845-1854, 1st Edition

    By Shawn Malley

    In his examination of the excavation of ancient Assyria by Austen Henry Layard, Shawn Malley reveals how, by whom, and for what reasons the stones of Assyria were deployed during a brief but remarkably intense period of archaeological activity in the mid-nineteenth century. His book encompasses the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Manufacturing the Modern Patron in Victorian California

    Cultural Philanthropy, Industrial Capital, and Social Authority, 1st Edition

    By John Ott

    Through the example of Central Pacific Railroad executives, Manufacturing the Modern Patron in Victorian California redirects attention from the usual art historical protagonists - artistic producers - and rewrites narratives of American art from the unfamiliar vantage of patrons and collectors.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Sustaining Cultural Development

    Unified Systems and New Governance in Cultural Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Biljana Mickov, James Doyle

    In Sustaining Cultural Development, Biljana Mickov and James Doyle argue that effective programmes to promote greater participation in cultural life require substantial investment in research and strategic planning. Using studies from contributors throughout Europe, they look at ways to promote…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Drawing Relationships in Northern Italian Renaissance Art

    Patronage and Theories of Invention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giancarla Periti

    Vasari's celebration of the art of the central Italian cities of Florence, Rome and Venice, has long left in shadow the art of northern Italy. The economic and historical decline of the region compounded this effect with the dispersal of the treasures of the Farnese to Naples, the Este to Dresden…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Re-framing Representations of Women

    Figuring, Fashioning, Portraiting and Telling in the 'Picturing' Women Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Shifrin

    Crossing disciplinary and chronological boundaries, this volume integrates text and image, essays and object pages to explore the processes inherent in gender representation, rather than resituating women in particular categories or spheres as other scholarly publications and exhibitions have done.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

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