Textbooks: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics book cover

    Museum and Gallery Studies

    The Basics

    By Rhiannon Mason, Alistair Robinson, Emma Coffield

    Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics is an accessible guide for the student approaching Museum and Gallery Studies for the first time. Taking a global view, it covers the key ideas, approaches and contentious issues in the field. Balancing theory and practice, the book address important questions…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • A History of Architectural Conservation book cover

    A History of Architectural Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Jukka Jokilehto

    The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Teaching History with Museums: Strategies for K-12 Social Studies book cover

    Teaching History with Museums

    Strategies for K-12 Social Studies, 2nd Edition

    By Alan S. Marcus, Jeremy D. Stoddard, Walter W. Woodward

    Teaching History with Museums, Second Edition provides an introduction and overview of the rich pedagogical power of museums and historic sites. With a collection of practical strategies and case studies, the authors provide educators with the tools needed to create successful learning…

    Paperback – 2017-04-10
    Routledge

  • Museums and Archaeology book cover

    Museums and Archaeology

    Edited by Robin Skeates

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

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • Creating the Visitor-centered Museum book cover

    Creating the Visitor-centered Museum

    By Peter Samis, Mimi Michaelson

    What does the transformation to a visitor-centered approach do for a museum? How are museums made relevant to a broad range of visitors of varying ages, identities, and social classes? Does appealing to a larger audience force museums to “dumb down” their work? What internal changes are required?…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Catherine Richardson, Tara Hamling, David Gaimster

    The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe marks the arrival of early modern material culture studies as a vibrant, fully-established field of multi-disciplinary research. The volume provides a rounded, accessible collection of work on the nature and significance of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Preservation of Archaeological Remains In Situ book cover

    Preservation of Archaeological Remains In Situ

    Edited by Chris Caple

    Preservation of Archaeological Remains In-Situ: A Reader reveals to the heritage practitioner (archaeologist, conservator, inspector of ancient monuments, conservation officer) and archaeology and heritage studies student, the issues surrounding the preservation of archaeological remains in-situ.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge

  • Law for Artists: Copyright, the obscene and all the things in between book cover

    Law for Artists

    Copyright, the obscene and all the things in between

    By Blu Tirohl

    Written especially for professional artists and those studying the visual arts, Law for Artists is an accessible guide to those aspects of law that impact on artists and their work. It encompasses a comprehensive range of creative practices including fine art, photography, the graphic and plastic…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge

  • Cultural Tourism, 2nd Edition book cover

    Cultural Tourism, 2nd Edition

    By Hilary Du Cros, Bob McKercher

    Cultural Tourism remains the only book to bridge the gap between cultural tourism and cultural and heritage management.  The first edition illustrated how heritage and tourism goals can be integrated in a management and marketing framework to produce sustainable cultural tourism. The current…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

  • Cultural Policy book cover

    Cultural Policy

    By David Bell, Kate Oakley

    David Bell and Kate Oakley survey the major debates emerging in cultural policy research, adopting an approach based on spatial scale to explore cultural policy in cities, nations and internationally. They contextualise these discussions with an exploration of what both ‘culture’ and ‘policy’ mean…

    Paperback – 2014-08-18
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies

  • Sculpture Collections in Early Modern Spain book cover

    Sculpture Collections in Early Modern Spain

    By Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio, Rosario Coppel

    In the past decade, there has been a surge of Anglophone scholarship regarding Spain in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, which has led to a reframing of the discourses around Spanish culture of this period. Despite this new interest-in which painting, in particular, has been singled out for…

    Hardback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

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