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Forthcoming Museum and Heritage Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Artists in the Archive

    Engaging with the Remains of Art and Performance

    By Nick Kaye

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Humor in the Classroom

    A Guide for Language Teachers and Educational Researchers

    By Nancy Bell, Anne Pomerantz

    Humor in the Classroom provides practical, research-based answers to questions that educational researchers and language teachers might have about the social and cognitive benefits that humor and language play afford in classroom discourse and additional language learning. The book considers the...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Religion and the Rise of Democracy

    By Graham Maddox

    In a major original study, Graham Maddox analyses the role of religion in the development of democracy from the tribes of ancient Israel to the present day. The book contrasts Athenian direct democracy with the Old Testament monarchy in which the concept of religious opposition - vital to modern...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement

    By Bryony Onciul

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography

    Speaking the Saint

    By Gail Ashton, Gail Ashton Nfa

    In this interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking study, Gail Ashton examines the portrayals of women saints in a wide range of medieval texts. She deploys the French feminist critical theory of Cixous and Iriguray to illuminate these depictions of women by men and to further our understanding of...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Heritage and the Olympics

    People, Place and Performance

    Edited by Sean Gammon, Gregory Ramshaw, Emma Waterton

    The Olympic Games have evolved into the most prestigious sport event on the planet. As a consequence, each Games generates more and more interest from the academic community. Sociology, politics, geography and history have all played a part in helping to understand the meanings and implications of...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Beyond Memory

    Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance

    Edited by Alexandre Dessingué, Jay M. Winter

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    Beyond Memory: Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance analyses the intricate connections between silence, acts of remembrance and acts of forgetting, and relates the topic of silence to the international research field of Cultural Memory Studies. It engages with the most recent work in the field...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Jewish Migration and the Archive

    Edited by James Jordan, Lisa Leff, Joachim Schlör

    Migration is, and has always been, a disruptive experience. Freedom from oppression and hope for a better life are counter-balanced by feelings of loss – loss of family members, of a home, of personal belongings. Memories of the migration process itself often fade quickly away in view of the new...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Museums in China

    Power, Politics and Identities

    By Tracey Lie Dan Lu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    From the earliest museums established by Western missionaries in order to implement religious and political power, to the role they have played in the formation of the modern Chinese state, the origin and development of museums in mainland China differ significantly from those in the West. The...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge