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New and Published Books

  1. The History of Gauged Brickwork

    By Gerard Lynch

    Series: Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

    This book takes a look at the history and use of cut, rubbed and gauged brickwork; the use of tools and equipment and the differences between historic and contemporary bricks with a view to inform conservation and restoration decisions.The book uses case studies from England, Ireland and the US to...

    Published May 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Future of Heritage as Climates Change

    Loss, Adaptation and Creativity

    Edited by David Harvey, Jim Perry

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    Climate change is a critical issue for heritage studies. Sites, objects and ways of life all are coming under threat, requiring alternative management, or requiring specific climate change adaptation. Heritage is key to interpreting the societal significance of climate change; notions (and images)...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Tourism in National Capitals and Global Change

    Edited by Robert Maitland

    At a time of increasing city competition, national capitals are at the forefront of efforts to gain competitive advantage for themselves and their nation, to project a distinctive and positive image and to score well in global city league tables. They are frequently their country’s main tourist...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. William Morris and the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

    By Andrea Elizabeth Donovan

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, founded by artist and craftsman William Morris in 1877, sought to preserve the integrity of historic buildings by preventing unnecessary repairs and additions. William Morris's intention and that of the SPAB, as outlined by the original manifesto...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Theory and Practice in Heritage and Sustainability

    Between past and future

    Edited by Elizabeth Auclair, Graham Fairclough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

    This book explores cultural sustainability and its relationships to heritage from a wide interdisciplinary perspective. By examining the interactions between people and communities in the places where they live it exemplifies the diverse ways in which a people-centred heritage builds identities and...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Heritage and Memory of War

    Responses from Small Islands

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Keir Reeves

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    Every large nation in the world was directly or indirectly affected by the impact of war during the course of the twentieth century, and while the historical narratives of war of these nations are well known, far less is understood about how small islands coped. These islands – often not nations in...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Natural Heritage

    At the Interface of Nature and Culture

    Edited by Peter Howard, Thymio Papayannis

    It has become more and more accepted that nature conservation is not possible without taking into account human activities. Thus an integrated approach to both the natural and cultural heritage is being encouraged and developed. Gathering a number of distinguished authors with diverse backgrounds (...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying

    The Museum in South Asia

    Edited by Saloni Mathur, Kavita Singh

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    This volume brings together a range of essays that offer a new perspective on the dynamic history of the museum as a cultural institution in South Asia. It traces the museum from its origin as a tool of colonialism and adoption as a vehicle of sovereignty in the nationalist period, till its role in...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge India

  9. Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kong

    The Countdown of Time

    By Hai Ren

    This book examines the period leading up to the Hong Kong handover in 1997 - the 'countdown of time', and by using iconic cultural symbols such as the countdown clock, the Hong Kong Museum exhibitions and cultural heritage sites, argues that China has undergone a transition to neoliberal state, in...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Building Temples in China

    Memories, Tourism and Identities

    By Selina Ching Chan, Graeme Lang

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    Much has been written on how temples are constructed or reconstructed for reviving local religious and communal life or for recycling tradition after the market reforms in China. The dynamics between the state and society that lie behind the revival of temples and religious practices initiated by...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge