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  • Between Cultural Diversity and Common Heritage

    Legal and Religious Perspectives on the Sacred Places of the Mediterranean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari, Andrea Benzo

    Going beyond the more usual focus on Jerusalem as a sacred place, this book presents legal perspectives on the most important sacred places of the Mediterranean. The first part of the book discusses the notion of sacred places in anthropological, sociological and legal studies and provides an…

    Hardback – 2014-07-16
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Digital Archetypes

    Adaptations of Early Temple Architecture in South and Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    By Sambit Datta, David Beynon

    This unique book presents a broad multi-disciplinary examination of early temple architecture in Asia, written by two experts in digital reconstruction and the history and theory of Asian architecture. The authors examine the archetypes of Early Brahmanic, Hindu and Buddhist temple architecture…

    Hardback – 2014-06-11
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula

    Debates, Discourses and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Karen Exell, Trinidad Rico

    Heritage projects in the Arabian Peninsula are developing rapidly. Museums and heritage sites are symbols of shifting national identities, and a way of placing the Arabian Peninsula states on the international map. Global, i.e. Western, heritage standards and practices have been utilised for the…

    Hardback – 2014-05-20
    Routledge

  • Past Mobilities

    Archaeological Approaches to Movement and Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Jim Leary

    The new mobilities paradigm has yet to have the same impact on archaeology as it has in other disciplines in the social sciences - on geography, sociology and anthropology in particular - yet mobility is fundamental to archaeology: all people move. Moving away from archaeology’s traditional focus…

    Hardback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Luxury

    1st Edition

    By Annette Condello

    Over the past century, luxury has been increasingly celebrated in the sense that it is no longer a privilege (or attitude) of the European elite or America’s leisure class. It has become more ubiquitous and now, practically everyone can experience luxury, even luxury in architecture. Focusing on…

    Hardback – 2014-05-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Geographical Unconscious

    1st Edition

    By Argyro Loukaki

    This ambitious and innovative volume stretches over time and space, over the history of modernity in relation to antiquity, between East and West, to offer insights into what the author terms the 'geographical unconscious.' She argues that, by tapping into this, we can contribute towards the…

    Hardback – 2014-03-25
    Routledge

  • Information Beyond Borders

    International Cultural and Intellectual Exchange in the Belle Époque, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Boyd Rayward

    The period in Europe known as the Belle Epoque was a time of vibrant and unsettling modernization in social and political organization, in artistic and literary life, and in the conduct and discoveries of the sciences. These trends, and the emphasis on internationalization that characterized them,…

    Hardback – 2014-03-25
    Routledge

  • Migrating Heritage

    Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    Bringing together an international forum of experts, this book looks at how museums, libraries and further public cultural institutions respond to the effects of globalisation, mobility and migration across Europe. It puts forward examples of innovative practice and policies that reflect these…

    Hardback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge

  • The Postcolonial Museum

    The Arts of Memory and the Pressures of History, 1st Edition

    By Iain Chambers, Alessandra De Angelis, Celeste Ianniciello, Mariangela Orabona

    This book examines how we can conceive of a ’postcolonial museum’ in the contemporary epoch of mass migrations, the internet and digital technologies. The authors consider the museum space, practices and institutions in the light of repressed histories, sounds, voices, images, memories, bodies,…

    Hardback – 2014-03-20
    Routledge

  • Challenging History in the Museum

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall

    Challenging History in the Museum explores work with difficult, contested and sensitive heritages in a range of museum contexts. It is based on the Challenging History project, which brings together a wide range of heritage professionals, practitioners and academics to explore heritage and museum…

    Hardback – 2014-01-28
    Routledge

  • Reading Groups, Libraries and Social Inclusion

    Experiences of Blind and Partially Sighted People, 1st Edition

    By Eileen Hyder

    Reading groups have grown rapidly in popularity and continue to be a significant cultural phenomenon. Reading groups in public libraries, linked to the learning and social inclusion agenda, have expanded to include a wide range of groups within society, including people with visual impairments (…

    Hardback – 2014-01-13
    Routledge

  • Education, Values and Ethics in International Heritage

    Learning to Respect, 1st Edition

    By Jeanette Atkinson

    The changing and evolving relationship between museums and communities, Indigenous, ethnic and marginalized, has been a primary point of discussion in the heritage sector in recent years. Questions of official and unofficial heritage, whose artefacts to collect and exhibit and why, have informed…

    Hardback – 2014-01-08
    Routledge

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