Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Museum Bodies

    The Politics and Practices of Visiting and Viewing, 1st Edition

    By Helen Rees Leahy

    Museum Bodies provides an account of how museums have staged, prescribed and accommodated a repertoire of bodily practices, from their emergence in the eighteenth century to the present day. As long as museums have existed, their visitors have been scrutinised, both formally and informally, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and Venice

    1st Edition

    By Graham Holderness

    Shakespeare and Venice is the first book length study to describe and chronicle the mythology of Venice that was formulated in the Middle Ages and has persisted in fiction and film to the present day. Graham Holderness focuses specifically on how that mythology was employed by Shakespeare to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Visual Interface Design for Digital Cultural Heritage

    A Guide to Rich-Prospect Browsing, 1st Edition

    By Stan Ruecker, MIlena Radzikowska, Stefan Sinclair

    Browsing for information is a significant part of most research activity, but many online collections hamper browsing with interfaces that are variants on a search box. Research shows that rich-prospect interfaces can offer an intuitive and highly flexible alternative environment for information…

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

  • Popular Music and the State in the UK

    Culture, Trade or Industry?, 1st Edition

    By Martin Cloonan

    In an era of the rise of the free market and economic globalization, Martin Cloonan examines why politicians and policymakers in the UK have sought to intervene in popular music - a field that has often been held up as the epitome of the free market form. Cloonan traces the development of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Anatomical Dissection in Enlightenment England and Beyond

    Autopsy, Pathology and Display, 1st Edition

    Edited by Piers Mitchell

    Excavations of medical school and workhouse cemeteries undertaken in Britain in the last decade have unearthed fascinating new evidence for the way that bodies were dissected or autopsied in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This book brings together the latest discoveries by these…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Sculpture and the Vitrine

    1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Welchman

    Vitrines and glass cabinets are familiar apparatuses that have in large part defined modern modes of display and visibility, both within and beyond the museum. They separate objects from their contexts, group them with other objects, both similar and dissimilar, and often serve to reinforce their…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • Oceania and the Victorian Imagination

    Where All Things Are Possible, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Hoffenberg

    Edited by Richard D. Fulton

    Oceania, or the South Pacific, loomed large in the Victorian popular imagination. It was a world that interested the Victorians for many reasons, all of which suggested to them that everything was possible there. This collection of essays focuses on Oceania’s impact on Victorian culture, most…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Material Women, 1750–1950

    Consuming Desires and Collecting Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen Daly Goggin, Beth Fowkes Tobin

    With the volume's global perspective and comparative framework, this collection contributes to the ongoing scholarly examination of consumption by taking the topic of women, material culture, and consumption into new arenas. The essays explore the connections between consumption and subjectivity;…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Ross J. Wilson

    As the hundredth anniversary approaches, it is timely to reflect not only upon the Great War itself and on the memorials which were erected to ensure it did not slip from national consciousness, but also to reflect upon its rich and substantial cultural legacy. This book examines the heritage of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Art in the Time of Colony

    1st Edition

    By Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll

    It is often assumed that the verbal and visual languages of Indigenous people had little influence upon the classification of scientific, legal, and artistic objects in the metropolises and museums of nineteenth-century colonial powers. However colonized locals did more than merely collect material…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • Curating the Future

    Museums, Communities and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin, Kirsten Wehner

    Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Museums work through exhibitions, events,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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