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  1. 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 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 31st 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 16th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice: Decolonizing Engagement
    By Bryony Onciul
    To Be Published May 27th 2015
  2. The Dignity of Heritage
    By Michael Rowlands, Beverley Butler
    To Be Published November 15th 2015
  3. Wall Memorials and Heritage: The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie
    By Sybille Frank
    To Be Published December 1st 2015
  4. Curating Art
    Edited by Janet Marstine, Ethan Lasser, Oscar Ho
    To Be Published December 1st 2015
  5. National Galleries
    By Simon Knell
    To Be Published December 15th 2015

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