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  1. The Emergence of the Digital Humanities

    By Steven E. Jones

    The past decade has seen a profound shift in our collective understanding of the digital network. What was once understood to be a transcendent virtual reality is now experienced as a ubiquitous grid of data that we move through and interact with every day, raising new questions about the social,...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Doing Museology Differently

    By Duncan Grewcock

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    One might believe that museum studies is a stable field of academic inquiry based on a set of familiar institutional forms and functions. But as institutions museums have never been stable or singular, and neither has the discipline of museum studies. Museum studies as a field of academic inquiry...

    Published August 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity

    The Petrified Gaze

    By Johannes Siapkas, Lena Sjögren

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity investigates the study and display of ancient sculpture from archaeological, art historical, and museum studies perspectives. Ancient sculptures not only give us knowledge about ancient Greek and Roman pasts, but they also mediate ideals that inform modern...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Bali Tourism

    By Arthur Asa Berger

    The island of Bali has long been characterized in the West as the last “paradise” on earth, but there is far more to this small Indonesian province. Bali Tourism presents an enlightening ethnographic study of some of the most important icons—for tourists and locals alike—in Balinese culture and...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Corrections and Collections

    Architectures for Art and Crime

    By Joe Day

    America holds more than two million inmates in its prisons and jails, and hosts more than two million daily visits to museums, figures which represent a ten-fold increase in the last twenty-five years. Corrections and Collections explores and connects these two massive expansions in our built...

    Published June 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Aesthetic Constructions of Korean Nationalism

    Spectacle, Politics and History

    By Hong Kal

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    While most studies on Korean nationalism centre on textual analysis, Aesthetic Constructions of Korean Nationalism offers a different approach. It looks at expositions, museums and the urban built environment at particular moments in both colonial and postcolonial eras and analyses their discursive...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Museum Communication and Social Media

    The Connected Museum

    By Kirsten Drotner, Kim Christian Schrøder

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Visitor engagement and learning, outreach, and inclusion are concepts that have long dominated professional museum discourses. The recent rapid uptake of various forms of social media in many parts of the world, however, calls for a reformulation of familiar opportunities and obstacles in...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Museums and the Paradox of Change

    3rd Edition

    By Robert R. Janes

    Museums throughout the world are under increasing pressure in the wake of the 2008/2009 economic recession and the many pressing social and environmental issues that are assuming priority. The major focus of concern in the global museum community is the sustainability of museums in light of these...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Memorylands

    Heritage and Identity in Europe Today

    By Sharon Macdonald

    Memorylands is an original and fascinating investigation of the nature of heritage, memory and understandings of the past in Europe today. It looks at how Europe has become a ’memoryland’ – littered with material reminders of the past, such as museums, heritage sites and memorials; and at how this...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Memory and History

    Understanding Memory as Source and Subject

    Edited by Joan Tumblety

    Series: Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

    How does the historian approach memory and how do historians use different sources to analyze how history and memory interact and impact on each other? Memory and History explores the different aspects of the study of this field. Taking examples from Europe, Australia, the USA and Japan and...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge