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  1. Heritage Studies

    Methods and Approaches

    Edited by Marie Louise Stig Sørensen, John Carman

    This is the first volume specifically dedicated to the consolidation and clarification of Heritage Studies as a distinct field with its own means of investigation. It presents the range of methods that can be used and illustrates their application through case studies from different parts of the...

    Published September 16th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Museums in a Troubled World

    Renewal, Irrelevance or Collapse?

    By Robert R. Janes

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Are Museums Irrelevant? Museums are rarely acknowledged in the global discussion of climate change, environmental degradation, the inevitability of depleted fossil fuels, and the myriad local issues concerning the well-being of particular communities – suggesting the irrelevance of museums as...

    Published May 17th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Museum Informatics

    People, Information, and Technology in Museums

    By Paul F. Marty, Katherine Burton Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Museum Informatics explores the sociotechnical issues that arise when people, information, and technology interact in museums. It is designed specifically to address the many challenges faced by museums, museum professionals, and museum visitors in the information society. It examines not only...

    Published January 6th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Places of Pain and Shame

    Dealing with 'Difficult Heritage'

    Edited by William Logan, Keir Reeves

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    Places of Pain and Shame is a cross-cultural study of sites that represent painful and/or shameful episodes in a national or local community’s history, and the ways that government agencies, heritage professionals and the communities themselves seek to remember, commemorate and conserve these cases...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  5. Intangible Heritage

    Edited by Laurajane Smith, Natsuko Akagawa

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    This volume examines the implications and consequences of the idea of ‘intangible heritage’ to current international academic and policy debates about the meaning and nature of cultural heritage and the management processes developed to protect it. It provides an accessible account of the different...

    Published November 30th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Heritage and Identity

    Engagement and Demission in the Contemporary World

    Edited by Marta Anico, Elsa Peralta

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Heritage and Identity explores the complex ways in which heritage actively contributes to the construction and representation of identities in contemporary societies, providing a comprehensive account of the diverse conceptions of heritage and identity across different continents and cultures....

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Difficult Heritage

    Negotiating the Nazi Past in Nuremberg and Beyond

    By Sharon Macdonald

    How does a city and a nation deal with a legacy of perpetrating atrocity? How are contemporary identities negotiated and shaped in the face of concrete reminders of a past that most wish they did not have? Difficult Heritage focuses on the case of Nuremberg – a city whose name is indelibly linked...

    Published November 13th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Museum Revolutions

    How museums change and are changed

    Edited by Simon J. Knell, Suzanne MacLeod, Sheila Watson

    This single-volume museum studies reference title explores the ways in which museums are shaped and configured and how they themselves attempt to shape and change the world around them. Written by a leading group of museum professionals and academics from around the world and including new research...

    Published August 29th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Museums, Prejudice and the Reframing of Difference

    By Richard Sandell

    How, if it all, do museums shape the ways in which society understands difference? In recent decades there has been growing international interest amongst practitioners, academics and policy makers in the role that museums might play in confronting prejudice and promoting human rights and...

    Published October 31st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Uses of Heritage

    By Laurajane Smith

    Examining international case studies including USA, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Laurajane Smith identifies and explores the use of heritage throughout the world. Challenging the idea that heritage value is self-evident, and that things must be preserved because they have an inherent...

    Published August 15th 2006 by Routledge