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  1. Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity

    The Petrified Gaze

    By Johannes Siapkas, Lena Sjögren

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Displaying the Ideals of Antiquity investigates the study and display of ancient sculpture from archaeological, art historical, and museum studies perspectives. Ancient sculptures not only give us knowledge about ancient Greek and Roman pasts, but they also mediate ideals that inform modern...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Corrections and Collections

    Architectures for Art and Crime

    By Joe Day

    America holds more than two million inmates in its prisons and jails, and hosts more than two million daily visits to museums, figures which represent a ten-fold increase in the last twenty-five years. Corrections and Collections explores and connects these two massive expansions in our built...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Museum Communication and Social Media

    The Connected Museum

    By Kirsten Drotner, Kim Christian Schrøder

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Visitor engagement and learning, outreach, and inclusion are concepts that have long dominated professional museum discourses. The recent rapid uptake of various forms of social media in many parts of the world, however, calls for a reformulation of familiar opportunities and obstacles in...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Museums and the Paradox of Change

    3rd Edition

    By Robert R. Janes

    Museums throughout the world are under increasing pressure in the wake of the 2008/2009 economic recession and the many pressing social and environmental issues that are assuming priority. The major focus of concern in the global museum community is the sustainability of museums in light of these...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Memorylands

    Heritage and Identity in Europe Today

    By Sharon Macdonald

    Memorylands is an original and fascinating investigation of the nature of heritage, memory and understandings of the past in Europe today. It looks at how Europe has become a ’memoryland’ – littered with material reminders of the past, such as museums, heritage sites and memorials; and at how this...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Museum Architecture

    A New Biography

    By Suzanne MacLeod

    Recent decades have witnessed an explosion of museum building around the world and the subsequent publication of multiple texts dedicated to the subject. Museum Architecture: A new biography focuses on the stories we tell of museum buildings in order to explore the nature of museum architecture and...

    Published March 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Cultural Property Security

    Protecting Museums, Historic Sites, Archives, and Libraries

    By Daniel J. Benny

    The protection and security of cultural properties is of primary concern to the thousands of federal, state, county, city, and private institutions entrusted with housing and displaying our national heritage and history of our society. Cultural property security is of global importance as well,...

    Published December 18th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Managing Quality Cultural Tourism

    By Priscilla Boniface

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    Managing Quality Cultural Tourism is an authoritative look at how to manage cultural tourist sites to best meet the needs of the visitors, the presenters and the site itself. As cultural tourism increases the management of heritage sites becomes more complex. Priscilla Boniface addresses these...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge