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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War

    Creativity Behind Barbed Wire

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Harold Mytum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    This book focuses on the numerous examples of creativity produced by POWs and civilian internees during their captivity, including: paintings, cartoons, craftwork, needlework, acting, musical compositions, magazine and newspaper articles, wood carving, and recycled Red Cross tins turned into plates...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Museum Making

    Narratives, Architectures, Exhibitions

    Edited by Suzanne Macleod, Laura Hourston Hanks, Jonathan Hale

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Over recent decades, many museums, galleries and historic sites around the world have enjoyed an unprecedented level of large-scale investment in their capital infrastructure, in building refurbishments and new gallery displays. This period has also seen the creation of countless new purpose-built...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Managing Cultural Landscapes

    Edited by Ken Taylor, Jane Lennon

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    One of our deepest needs is for a sense of identity and belonging. A common feature in this is human attachment to landscape and how we find identity in landscape and place. The late 1980s and early 1990s saw a remarkable flowering of interest in, and understanding of, cultural landscapes. With...

    Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Thing about Museums

    Objects and Experience, Representation and Contestation

    Edited by Sandra Dudley, Amy Jane Barnes, Jennifer Binnie, Julia Petrov, Jennifer Walklate

    The Things about Museums constitutes a unique, highly diverse collection of essays unprecedented in existing books in either museum and heritage studies or material culture studies. Taking varied perspectives and presenting a range of case studies, the chapters all address objects in the context of...

    Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Heritage of War

    Edited by Martin Gegner, Bart Ziino

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    The Heritage of War is an interdisciplinary study of the ways in which heritage is mobilized in remembering war, and in reconstructing landscapes, political systems and identities after conflict. It examines the deeply contested nature of war heritage in a series of places and contexts,...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics

    Redefining Ethics for the Twenty-First Century Museum

    Edited by Janet Marstine

    Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics is a theoretically informed reconceptualization of museum ethics discourse as a dynamic social practice central to the project of creating change in the museum. Through twenty-seven chapters by an international and interdisciplinary group of academics and...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Exhibiting Madness in Museums

    Remembering Psychiatry Through Collection and Display

    Edited by Catharine Coleborne, Dolly MacKinnon

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    While much has been written on the history of psychiatry, remarkably little has been written about psychiatric collections or curating. Exhibiting Madness in Museums offers a comparative history of independent and institutional collections of psychiatric objects in Australia, New Zealand, Canada...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge