Textbooks: Museum and Heritage Studies

  • The Historian's Toolbox: A Student's Guide to the Theory and Craft of History book cover

    The Historian's Toolbox

    A Student's Guide to the Theory and Craft of History, 4th Edition

    By Robert C Williams

    The Historian’s Toolbox introduces students to the theory, craft, and methods of history and equips them with a series of tools to research and understand the past. Written in an engaging and entertaining style, and filled with fascinating examples, this best-selling "how to" book opens up an…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge

  • Museums, Sexuality, and Gender Activism book cover

    Museums, Sexuality, and Gender Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua G. Adair, Amy K. Levin

    Museums, Sexuality, and Gender Activism examines the role of exhibitionary institutions in representing LGBTQ+ people, cisgender women, and nonbinary individuals. Considering recent gender and sexuality-related developments through a critical lens, the volume contributes significantly to the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • The Restoration of the Nativity Church in Bethlehem book cover

    The Restoration of the Nativity Church in Bethlehem

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Alessandri

    This book is a summary of the main restoration works carried out at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem that commenced in September 2013. Work on roof wooden structures, wall and floor mosaics, internal plasters, wooden architraves and painted columns of the naves, external wall surfaces and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03 
    CRC Press

  • Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States book cover

    Giving Preservation a History

    Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Randall F. Mason, Max Page

    In this volume, some of the leading figures in the field have been brought together to write on the roots of the historic preservation movement in the United States, ranging from New York to Santa Fe, Charleston to Chicago. Giving Preservation a History explores the long history of historic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Dating Buildings and Landscapes with Tree-Ring Analysis: An Introduction with Case Studies book cover

    Dating Buildings and Landscapes with Tree-Ring Analysis

    An Introduction with Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Darrin L. Rubino, Christopher Baas

    This book presents guidance, theory, methodologies, and case studies for analyzing tree rings to accurately date and interpret historic buildings and landscapes. Written by two long-time practitioners in the field of dendrochronology, the research is grounded in the fieldwork data of approximately…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Natural Stone and World Heritage: Salamanca (Spain) book cover

    Natural Stone and World Heritage: Salamanca (Spain)

    1st Edition

    By Dolores Pereira

    Heritage stones are those stones that have been used for many years, even centuries, to build the historic buildings and monuments of places around the world. Some of these stones are still being used for construction, but others are no longer used, either because quarries were exhausted or closed…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    CRC Press
    Natural Stone and World Heritage

  • A Museum Studies Approach to Heritage book cover

    A Museum Studies Approach to Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila Watson, Amy Jane Barnes, Katy Bunning

    Heritage’s revival as a respected academic subject has, in part, resulted from an increased awareness and understanding of indigenous rights and non-Western philosophies and practices, and a growing respect for the intangible. Heritage has, thus far, focused on management, tourism and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

  • The Contemporary Museum: Shaping Museums for the Global Now book cover

    The Contemporary Museum

    Shaping Museums for the Global Now, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Knell

    The Contemporary Museum issues a challenge to those who view the museum as an artefact of history, constrained in its outlook as much by professional, institutional and disciplinary creed, as by the collections it accumulated in the distant past. Denying that the museum can locate its purpose in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge

  • Museum Basics: The International Handbook book cover

    Museum Basics

    The International Handbook, 4th Edition

    By Timothy Ambrose, Crispin Paine

    This fourth edition of Museum Basics has been produced for use in the many museums worldwide that operate with few professional staff and limited resources. The fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the many changes that have taken place in museums around the world over the last six…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

  • Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics book cover

    Museum and Gallery Studies

    The Basics, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-01
    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 – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

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