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  1. The Public History Reader

    Edited by Hilda Kean, Paul Martin

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    Drawing on theory and practice from five continents, The Public History Reader offers clearly written accessible introductions to debates in public history as it places people, such as practitioners, bloggers, archivists, local historians, curators or those working in education, at the heart of...

    Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation

    Antiquity to Modernity

    By Miles Glendinning

    Shortlisted for the 2014 SAHGB Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion. In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings form a prominent part of the built environment, and we often take it for granted that their contribution is intrinsically positive. How has that widely-shared...

    Published January 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Corporate Responsibility for Cultural Heritage

    Conservation, Sustainable Development, and Corporate Reputation

    By Fiona Starr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    This book examines the relationship between two divergent fields – corporate activity and heritage conservation – linking the financing of conservation and its benefits with the corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals of the private sector. Through discussion of physical conservation, benefits...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Carla Pascoe

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage explores how the everyday experiences of children, and their imaginative and creative worlds, are collected, interpreted and displayed in museums and on monuments, and represented through objects and cultural lore. Young people constitute up to half the...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Post Critical Museology

    Theory and Practice in the Art Museum

    By Andrew Dewdney, David Dibosa, Victoria Walsh

    Post-Critical Museology considers what the role of the public and the experience of audiences means to the everyday work of the art museum. It does this from the perspectives of the art museum itself as well as from the visitors it seeks. Through the analysis of material gathered from a major...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. New Directions in Museum Ethics

    Edited by Janet C. Marstine, Alexander Bauer, Chelsea Haines

    This book considers key ethical questions in museum policy and practice, particularly those related to issues of collection and display. What does a collection signify in the twenty-first century museum? How does an engagement with immateriality challenge museums’ concept of ownership, and how does...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Heritage

    Critical Approaches

    By Rodney Harrison

    Historic sites, memorials, national parks, museums…we live in an age in which heritage is ever-present. But what does it mean to live amongst the spectral traces of the past, the heterogeneous piling up of historic materials in the present? How did heritage grow from the concern of a handful of...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Museum Objects

    Experiencing the Properties of Things

    Edited by Sandra H. Dudley

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Museum Objects provides a set of readings that together create a distinctive emphasis and perspective on the objects which lie at the heart of interpretive practice in museums, material culture studies and everyday life. This reader brings together classic and up to date texts on the nature and...

    Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Museums, Equality and Social Justice

    Edited by Richard Sandell, Eithne Nightingale

    Series: Museum Meanings

    The last two decades have seen concerns for equality, diversity, social justice and human rights move from the margins of museum thinking and practice, to the core. The arguments – both moral and pragmatic – for engaging diverse audiences, creating the conditions for more equitable access to museum...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Museum as Process: Translating Local and Global Knowledges
    Edited by Raymond Silverman
    To Be Published August 26th 2014
  2. Designing for the Museum Visitor Experience
    By Tiina Roppola
    To Be Published September 1st 2014
  3. Sharing Archaeology: Academe, Practice and the Public
    Edited by Peter Stone, Zhao Hui
    To Be Published September 17th 2014
  4. New Directions in Museum Ethics
    Edited by Janet C. Marstine, Alexander Bauer, Chelsea Haines
    To Be Published November 20th 2014
  5. The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics
    Edited by Randy Martin
    To Be Published December 12th 2014

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