Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • The Reflective Museum Practitioner

    Expanding Practice in Science Museums, 1st Edition

    By Laura W. Martin, Lynn Uyen Tran, Doris B. Ash

    The Reflective Museum Practitioner explores a range of expansive and creative ways in which the concept of “reflective practice” has been applied in the informal STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning environments of museums and zoos. It seeks to demonstrate how such a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • UnDoing Buildings

    Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory, 1st Edition

    By Sally Stone

    UnDoing Buildings: Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory discusses one of the greatest challenges for twenty-first-century society: what is to be done with the huge stock of existing buildings that have outlived the function for which they were built? Their worth is well recognised and the importance…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Museum and Gallery Publishing

    From Theory to Case Study, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Anne Hughes

    Museum and Gallery Publishing examines the theory and practice of general and scholarly publishing associated with museum and art gallery collections. Focusing on the production and reception of these texts, the book explains the relevance of publishing to the cultural, commercial and social…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums

    American Interpretations of the Great Depression, 1st Edition

    By Meighen Katz

    Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums is a study of the challenges museums face when they present narratives of instability, uncertainty, and fear in their exhibitions. As a period of sustained societal and personal vulnerability, the Great Depression remains a watershed era in American history.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Mummers' Plays Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Peter Harrop

    Peter Harrop offers a reappraisal of mummers’ plays, which have long been regarded as a form of ‘folk’ or ‘traditional’ drama, somehow separate from the mainstream of British theatre. This fresh view of folk and tradition explores how mummers’ plays emerged in an 18th century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Historical Archaeology

    A Guide to Substantive and Theoretical Contributions, 1st Edition

    By Robert L Schuyler

    A sourcebook devoted to historical archaeology, a significant field of study which blends together the theories and methods of anthropology, history, and archaeology.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Global Trends in Museum Diplomacy

    Post-Guggenheim Developments, 1st Edition

    By Natalia Grincheva

    Global Trends in Museum Diplomacy traces the transformation of museums from publicly or privately funded heritage institutions into active players in the economic sector of culture. Exploring how this transformation reconfigured cultural diplomacy, the book argues that museums have become…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • European Heritage, Dialogue and Digital Practices

    1st Edition

    Edited by Areti Galani, Rhiannon Mason, Gabi Arrigoni

    European Heritage, Dialogue and Digital Practices focuses on the intersection of heritage, dialogue and digital culture in the context of Europe. Responding to the increased emphasis on the potential for heritage and digital technologies to foster dialogue and engender communitarian identities in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Exhibitions for Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Elena Gonzales

    Exhibitions for Social Justice assesses the state of curatorial work for social justice in the Americas and Europe today. Analyzing best practices and new curatorial work to support all those working on exhibitions, Gonzales expounds curatorial practices that lie at the nexus of contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Museums and Centers of Contemporary Art in Central Europe after 1989

    1st Edition

    By Katarzyna Jagodzińska

    Museums and Centers of Contemporary Art in Central Europe is a comprehensive study of the ecosystem of art museums and centers in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Focusing on institutions founded after 1989, the book analyses a thirty-year boom in art exhibition space in these…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Historic Construction and Conservation

    Materials, Systems and Damage, 1st Edition

    By Pere Roca, Paulo B. Lourenço, Angelo Gaetani

    Conservation in the built environment raises fundamental questions which have been debated for centuries - what is worth preserving, how is it possible, why is it important? This book takes a modern approach to the meaning of a heritage structure and its conservation. The historical evolution of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

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