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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 126 new and published books in the subject of Museum Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. 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 7th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Conservation of Cultural Heritage

    Key Principles and Approaches

    By Hanna M. Szczepanowska

    Conservation of Cultural Heritage covers the methods and practices needed for future museum professionals who will be working in various capacities with museum collections and artifacts. It also assists current professionals in understanding the complex decision-making processes that face...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Architecture in Conservation

    Managing Development at Historic Sites

    By James Strike

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    One of the problems faced by heritage organizations and museums is adapting old buildings to their needs or building new ones to fit in with historic sites. How exactly do you create a visitor's centre at Stonehenge? The real difficulty lies where the budget is minimal, and the potential damage to...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Constructed Past

    Experimental Archaeology, Education and the Public

    Edited by Philippe Planel, Peter G. Stone

    Series: One World Archaeology

    The Constructed Past presents group of powerful images of the past, termed in the book construction sites. At these sites, full scale, three-dimensional images of the past have been created for a variety of reasons including archaeological experimentation, tourism and education. Using various case...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge