Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Museums, Heritage and Archaeology

    Edited by Robin Skeates

    Museums, Heritage and Archaeology brings together a wide, but carefully-chosen, selection of literature from around the world that connects museums, heritage and archaeology. Part of the successful Leicester Readers in Museum Studies series, it provides a combination of issue- and practice-based…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Museum Objects

    Experiencing the Properties of Things

    Edited by Sandra H. Dudley

    Museum Objects provides a set of readings that together create a distinctive emphasis and perspective on the objects which lie at the heart of interpretive practice in museums, material culture studies and everyday life. This reader brings together classic and up to date texts on the nature and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-21
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Preventive Conservation in Museums

    Edited by Chris Caple

    Preventive Conservation in Museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession. It bridges the gap between the basic…

    Paperback – 2011-12-06
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Museums in a Digital Age

    Edited by Ross Parry

    The influence of digital media on the cultural heritage sector has been pervasive and profound. Today museums are reliant on new technology to manage their collections. They collect digital as well as material things. New media is embedded within their exhibition spaces. And their activity online…

    Paperback – 2009-12-03
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Museums and their Communities

    Edited by Sheila Watson

    Using case studies drawn from all areas of museum studies, Museums and their Communities explores the museums as a site of representation, identity and memory, and considers how it can influence its community. Focusing on the museum as an institution, and its social and cultural setting, Sheila…

    Paperback – 2007-07-25
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Museums in the Material World

    Edited by Simon Knell

    Museums in the Material World seeks to both introduce classic and thought-provoking pieces and contrast them with articles which reveal grounded practice. The articles are selected from across the full breadth of museum disciplines and are linked by a logical narrative, as detailed in the section…

    Paperback – 2007-07-25
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Museum Management and Marketing

    Edited by Richard Sandell, Robert R. Janes

    Drawing together a selection of high quality, intellectually robust and stimulating articles on both theoretical and practice-based developments in the field, this Reader investigates the closely linked areas of management and marketing in the museum. The articles, from established and…

    Paperback – 2007-02-27
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • The Educational Role of the Museum

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Eilean Hooper-Greenhill

    Grounded in the solid strengths of its first edition, this updated and revised second edition, collates recent and important articles that address the relationships of museums and galleries to their audiences. The Educational Role of the Museum has been entirely restructured and new papers have…

    Paperback – 1999-01-20
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Collections Management

    Edited by Anne Fahy

    Collections Management brings together leading papers exploring some of the major issues affecting collections management. Providing information about initiatives and issues for anyone involved in collections management, Fahy identifies the main issues relating to collecting and disposal of…

    Paperback – 1994-12-14
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Museum Provision and Professionalism

    Edited by Gaynor Kavanagh

    Museums are public places where objects, images and memories are kept and shared. They exist in infinite variety and contradiction. They can be places of great excitement and great boredom, sharply insightful and hopelessly bland. Museums are anything that the political climate and the imagination…

    Paperback – 1994-10-26
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Care of Collections

    Edited by Simon Knell

    Confronting contemporary issues in museum practice, this collection provides a practical guide to all aspects of collections care. Contributors cover a wide range of issues including:  conservation practice the monitoring and control of light  relative humidity and atmospheric pollution…

    Paperback – 1994-10-26
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Museum Management

    Edited by Kevin Moore

    Collecting a selection of essential writings by some of the leading authors in the field, Kevin Moore examines the developments in, and effectiveness of, museum management in a world dominated by new and exciting heritage and leisure attractions. The selected papers in Museum Management outline…

    Paperback – 1994-10-26
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Interpreting Objects and Collections

    Edited by Susan Pearce

    This volume brings together for the first time the most significant papers on the interpretation of objects and collections and examines how people relate to material culture and why they collect things. The first section of the book discusses the interpretation of objects, setting the…

    Paperback – 1994-10-19
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies