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  • Who Needs Experts?

    Counter-mapping Cultural Heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Schofield

    Taking the significant Faro Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (Council of Europe 2005) as its starting point, this book presents pragmatic views on the rise of the local and the everyday within cultural heritage discourse. Bringing together a range of case studies within a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention

    1st Edition

    By Christina Cameron, Mechtild Rössler

    In 1972, UNESCO put in place the World Heritage Convention, a highly successful international treaty that influences heritage activity in virtually every country in the world. Focusing on the Convention's creation and early implementation, this book examines the World Heritage system and its global…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Constructing African Art Histories for the Lagoons of Côte d'Ivoire

    1st Edition

    By Monica Blackmun Visonà

    Constructing African Art Histories for the Lagoons of Côte d'Ivoire is an investigation of the methods employed by art historians who study creative production in Africa. While providing insights into the rich visual arts of the Lagoon Peoples of southeastern Côte d'Ivoire, this study is one of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Dynamics of Heritage

    History, Memory and the Highland Clearances, 1st Edition

    By Laurence Gouriévidis

    There has been much academic interest in the role of museums as places where understanding of the past is shaped and legitimised for a wide and increasingly diverse public. This book focuses on the museum representations of the Highland Clearances - a much neglected aspect of one of the most…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    1st Edition

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Freestone, Marco Amati

    The evolution of city planning theory and practice in the first half of the twentieth century was captured and driven by a range of exhibitionary practices in a variety of settings globally, from international expos to local public halls. The agendas of the promoters varied, but exhibitions…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Giorgio Vasari and the Birth of the Museum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maia Wellington Gahtan

    Giorgio Vasari and the Birth of the Museum offers the first dedicated and comprehensive study of Vasari’s original contributions to the making of museums, addressing the subject from the full range of aspects - collecting, installation, conceptual-historical - in which his influence is strongly…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Towards World Heritage

    International Origins of the Preservation Movement 1870-1930, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Hall

    Historic preservation, whether of landscapes or buildings, was an important development of the nineteenth century in many countries. There is however surprisingly little understanding about how it took place, and research into it is narrowly focused. For example, generally landscape preservation…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums

    1st Edition

    By Graham Matthews, Yvonne Smith

    This important book assesses the current state of disaster management in archives, libraries and museums in the UK and around the world, and provides recommendations for addressing current and future threats. Following an introductory outline of the topic and terminology, the authors provide a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Revisualizing Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Chris Bailey, Hazel Gardiner

    In the past twenty years digital technology has had a radical impact on all the disciplines associated with the visual arts - this book provides expert views of that impact. By looking at the advanced ICT methods now being employed, this volume details the long-lasting effects and advances now…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Museum of French Monuments 1795-1816

    ‘Killing art to make history’, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Stara

    The first volume in two centuries on Alexandre Lenoir's Museum of French Monuments in Paris, this study presents a comprehensive picture of a seminal project of French Revolutionary cultural policy, one crucial to the development of the modern museum institution. The book offers a new critical…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Visuality/Materiality

    Images, Objects and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Divya P. Tolia-Kelly

    Edited by Gillian Rose

    Two of the key theoretical shifts over the past two decades of critical work have been the 'visual turn' and the 'material turn'. This book argues that these hitherto distinct fields should be understood as in continual dialogue and co-constitution and focuses on reconceptualising the visual as an…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

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