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New and Published Books

  1. The Making of Heritage

    Seduction and Disenchantment

    Edited by Camila Del Marmol, Marc A. Morell, Jasper Chalcraft

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    This volume explores the process of heritage making and its relation to the production of touristic places, examining several case studies around the world. Most existing literature on heritage and tourism centers either on its managerial aspects, the tourist experience, or issues related to...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Post-Conflict Development and Heritage

    By John Giblin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

    In recent decades, "post-conflict development" has become a catch-all phrase used to refer to an imagined and idealized transitional process which takes a "recently at war" non-self-sustainable state to self-sustainable status. Within this broadly conceived agenda, "culture" and "heritage" have...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. National Museums and Nation-building in Europe 1750-2010

    Mobilization and legitimacy, continuity and change

    Edited by Peter Aronsson, Gabriella Elgenius

    Europe’s national museums have since their creation been at the centre of on-going nation making processes. National museums negotiate conflicts and contradictions and entrain the community sufficiently to obtain the support of scientists and art connoisseurs, citizens and taxpayers, policy makers,...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Rituals and Traditional Events in the Modern World

    Edited by Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Many events have evolved over centuries, drawing on local customs and conditions. However, as the world becomes increasingly globalised, traditional events and the identities they support are increasingly being challenged and rituals may be lost. Reacting against this trend towards homogeneity,...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Arts Governance

    People, Passion, Performance

    By Ruth Rentschler

    Series: Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

    Since the crisis in governance which led to a shortage of capable board members, recent years have seen the emergence of the enterprising arts organisation – a development which has led to the need for new types of board members who have a greater understanding of 'mission, money and merit' within...

    Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Conserving Cultural Landscapes

    Challenges and New Directions

    Edited by Ken Taylor, Archer St. Clair, Nora J. Mitchell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    New approaches to both cultural landscapes and historic urban landscapes increasingly recognize the need to guide future change, rather than simply protecting the fabric of the past. Challenging traditional notions of historic preservation, Conserving Cultural Landscapes takes a dynamic...

    Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Museums, Heritage and International Development

    Edited by Paul Basu, Wayne Modest

    Series: Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

    While many claims are made regarding the power of cultural heritage as a driver and enabler of sustainable development, the relationship between museums, heritage and development has received little academic scrutiny. This book stages a critical conversation between the interdisciplinary fields of...

    Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge