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  1. Museum Mediations

    Reframing Ekphrasis in Contemporary American Poetry

    By Barbara K. Fisher

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This interdisciplinary study participates in the ongoing critical conversation about postwar American poetry and visual culture, while advancing that field into the arena of the museum. Turning to contemporary poems about the visual arts that foreground and interrogate a museum setting, the book...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Introducing Peace Museums

    By Joyce Apsel

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    There has been and continues to be an enormous growth in museums and memorials world-wide after World War Two, particularly war museums, memorials, and those focusing on historic atrocity from slavery to disappeared peoples and genocide. This volume examines peace museums, a small and important (...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Science, Technology and Cultural Heritage

    Edited by M.A. Rogerio-Candelera

    The Second International Congress on Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage was held in Seville, Spain, June 24-27, 2014, under the umbrella of the TechnoHeritage network. TechnoHeritage is an initiative funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitivity dedicated...

    Published December 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  4. 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 November 28th 2014 by Routledge India

  5. World Heritage Management and Human Rights

    Edited by Stener Ekern, William Logan, Birgitte Sauge, Amund Sinding-Larsen

    This book focuses on the balance between protecting human rights and protecting world heritage sites. It concerns itself with the idea that the management of heritage properties worldwide may fail to adequately respect traditional entitlements and rights of individuals and communities living within...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Performing the Self

    Women's Lives in Historical Perspective

    Edited by Katie Barclay, Sarah Richardson

    That the self is ‘performed’, created through action rather than having a prior existence, has been an important methodological intervention in our understanding of human experience. It has been particularly significant for studies of gender, helping to destabilise models of selfhood where women...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Religious Organizations and Democratization: Case Studies from Contemporary Asia

    Case Studies from Contemporary Asia

    By Tun-jen Cheng, Deborah A. Brown

    Since the terrorist attacks on 9/11, the political roles of religious institutions and groups have captured inernational attention. This book examines how religious institutions and organizations in various Asian countries are influencing democratic development and the shaping of government...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Religion and Politics in Russia: A Reader

    A Reader

    By Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

    Russia is not only vast, it is also culturally diverse, the core of an empire that spanned Eurasia. In addition to the majority Russian Orthodox and various other Christian groups, the Russian Federation includes large communities of Muslims, Jews, Buddhists, and members of other religious groups,...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. US Cultural Diplomacy and Archaeology

    Soft Power, Hard Heritage

    By Christina Luke, Morag Kersel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Archaeology’s links to international relations are well known: launching and sustaining international expeditions requires the honed diplomatic skills of ambassadors. U.S. foreign policy depends on archaeologists to foster mutual understanding, mend fences, and build bridges. This book explores how...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Designing for the Museum Visitor Experience

    By Tiina Roppola

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Exhibition environments are enticingly complex spaces: as facilitators of experience; as free-choice learning contexts; as theaters of drama; as encyclopedic warehouses of cultural and natural heritage; as two-, three- and four-dimensional storytellers; as sites for self-actualizing leisure...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge