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Forthcoming Museum and Heritage Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Monuments, Memory, Contestation

    Muslim Political Discourse in Postcolonial India

    By Hilal Ahmed

    This book seeks to establish a link between two different issues — the process by which historic buildings become monuments (or the process of ‘monumentalisation’) and gradual transformation of these historic/legal entities into political objects. Based on this vantage point, the work makes sense...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  2. Museums, Heritage, and International Development

    Edited by Paul Basu, Wayne Modest

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

    Along with other areas of "culture for development," the relationship between museums, heritage and international development has been underexamined from a critical and comparative perspective. This edited volume fills this lacuna and inaugurates a new, important debate across these and other...

    To Be Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Counterheritage

    Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia

    By Denis Byrne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular...

    To Be Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Open-Air Rock-Art Conservation and Management

    State of the Art and Future Perspectives

    Edited by Timothy Darvill, Antonio Pedro Batarda Fernandes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    While much has been achieved in understanding and managing weather effects and erosion phenomena affecting ancient imagery within the relatively protected environments of caves and rock-shelters, the same cannot be said of rock-art panels situated in the open-air. Despite the fact that the number...

    To Be Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,...

    To Be Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Arts and Events

    By Hilary du Cros, Lee Jolliffe

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Cultural heritage and contemporary arts benefit from being showcased in events. Arts-related events are each unique in reflecting local culture; they may be therefore spontaneous (street art and so on) or planned (i.e. studio tours or arts festivals). The Arts and Events explores the nature and...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt

    By Sonia Zakrzewski, Andrew Shortland, Joanne Rowland

    There is a notable lack of archaeological science used in Egyptology and Egyptian archaeology today. The reasons behind this are twofold: one, the discipline started with the early translation of Hieroglyphs which, combined with the large amount of written and pictorial material available, has long...

    To Be Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Remembering Genocide

    Edited by Nigel Eltringham, Pam Maclean

    Series: Remembering the Modern World

    In Remembering Genocide an international group of scholars draw on current research from a range of disciplines to explore how communities throughout the world remember genocide. Whether coming to terms with atrocities committed in Namibia and Rwanda, Australia, Canada, the Punjab, Armenia,...

    To Be Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections

    The Crisis of Cultural Authority

    By Tiffany Jenkins

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Since the late 1970s human remains in museum collections have been subject to claims and controversies, such as demands for repatriation by indigenous groups who suffered under colonization. These requests have been strongly contested by scientists who research the material and consider it unique...

    To Be Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture

    Edited by Juliette Fritsch

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Museum Gallery Interpretation and Material Culture publishes the proceedings of the first annual Sackler Centre for Arts Education conference at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London. The conference launched the annual series by addressing the question of how gallery interpretation...

    To Be Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge