Museum and Heritage Studies Products

  • Grasping the World

    The Idea of the Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Preziosi, Claire Farago

    First published in 2004, this volume recognises that there is much more to museums than the documenting, monumentalizing, or theme-parking of identity, history and heritage. This landmark anthology aims to make strange the very existence of museums and to plot a critical, historical and ethical…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Museums and Racism

    1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    Racism is a hot topic in museums today, as well as an urgent social issue. Focused on the broad field of multicultural policy, Museums and Racism examines how the Immigration Museum in Melbourne, Australia, has responded to political culture and public debate around racism. Analysis focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Counterheritage

    Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Denis Byrne

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • A Catalogue of the Shaw-Hellier Collection

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Ledsham

    In this compilation, first published in 1999, Ian Ledsham compiles an extensive catalogue of the Shaw-Hellier Collection, complete with diagrams regarding how we use text.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905

    An Institutional Biography, 1st Edition

    By Diana Reynolds Cordileone

    In Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905: An Institutional Biography, Diana Cordileone applies standard methods of cultural and intellectual history for close readings of Riegl’s published texts, several of which are still unavailable in English. Further, the author compares Riegl’s work to several of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laszlo Muntean, Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Memory matters. It matters because memory brings the past into the present, and opens it up to the future. But it also matters literally, because memory is mediated materially. Materiality is the stuff of memory. Meaningful objects that we love (or hate) function not only as aide-mémoire but are…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Setting Agendas in Cultural Markets

    Organizations, Creators, Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Philemon Bantimaroudis

    This book draws on agenda setting theory to examine how cultural organizations relate to media in order to increase their visibility, valence, and eventually build their public image. Most organizations have a keen interest in their symbolic presence, as their media visibility influences public…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Spectral Spaces and Hauntings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Lee

    This anthology explores the spatial dimension and politics of haunting. It considers how the ‘appearance’ of absence, emptiness and the imperceptible can indicate an overwhelming presence of something that once was, and still is, (t)here. At its core, the book asks: how and why do certain places…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Materiality of Love

    Essays on Affection and Cultural Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Malinowska, Michael Gratzke

    Drawing on love studies and research in material cultures, this book seeks to re-examine love through materiality studies, especially their recent incarnations, new materialism and object-oriented philosophy, to spark a debate on the relationship between love, objects and forms of materializing…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Albu, Dawna Schuld

    This book examines the interconnections between art, phenomenology, and cognitive studies. Contributors question the binary oppositions generally drawn between visuality and agency, sensing and thinking, phenomenal art and politics, phenomenology and structuralism, and subjective involvement and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Sharing Archaeology

    Academe, Practice and the Public, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Stone, Zhao Hui

    As a discipline, Archaeology has developed rapidly over the last half-century. The increase in so-called ‘public archaeology,’ with its wide range of television programming, community projects, newspaper articles, and enhanced site-based interpretation has taken archaeology from a closed academic…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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