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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 39 new and published books in the subject of Culture — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Sharing Archaeology

    Academe, Practice and the Public

    Edited by Peter Stone, Zhao Hui

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    As a discipline, Archaeology has developed rapidly over the last half-century. The increase in so-called ‘public archaeology,’ with its wide range of television programming, community projects, newspaper articles, and enhanced site-based interpretation has taken archaeology from a closed academic...

    Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Enterprising Initiatives in the Experience Economy

    Transforming Social Worlds

    Edited by Britta Timm Knudsen, Dorthe Refslund Christensen, Per Blenker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

    Over the last decade, the close relationship between culture and economy - or "the experience economy" – has risen on the agenda. Although there is an established research field for analysing the economic impact of entrepreneurship, there is currently a limited amount of research that...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Cultural Policy

    Management, Value & Modernity in the Creative Industries

    By Dave O'Brien

    Contemporary society is complex; governed and administered by a range of contradictory policies, practices and techniques. Nowhere are these contradictions more keenly felt than in cultural policy. This book uses insights from a range of disciplines to aid the reader in understanding contemporary...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Muslim Political Discourse in Postcolonial India

    Monuments, Memory, Contestation

    By Hilal Ahmed

    The book examines the postcolonial Muslim political discourse through monuments. It establishes a link between the process by which historic buildings become monuments and the gradual transformation of these historic/legal entities into political objects. The author studies the multiple...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge India

  6. 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...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published May 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Discovery of Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    The English Tourists 1540-1840

    By Esther Moir

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, this book examines the Tour of Britain. It focuses, neither on foreign tourists coming to Britain, nor on British tourists travelling abroad, but on British people exploring their native land in the three centuries from 1540 to 1840. During this period, it became...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to Arts Marketing

    Edited by Daragh O'Reilly, Ruth Rentschler, Theresa A. Kirchner

    Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

    The relationship between the arts and marketing has been growing ever more complex, as the proliferation of new technologies and social media has opened up new forms of communication. This book covers the broad and involved relationship between the arts and marketing. It frames "arts marketing" in...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Issues in Cultural Heritage Tourism

    Edited by Jamie Kaminski, Angela M Benson, David Arnold

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The perceived quality of a destination’s cultural offering has long been a significant factor in determining tourist choices of destination. More recently, the need to present touristic offerings that include cultural experiences and heritage has become widely recognised, that this aspect of...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge