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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 124 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. New Directions in Museum Ethics

    Edited by Janet C. Marstine, Alexander Bauer, Chelsea Haines

    This book considers key ethical questions in museum policy and practice, particularly those related to issues of collection and display. What does a collection signify in the twenty-first century museum? How does an engagement with immateriality challenge museums’ concept of ownership, and how does...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Managing Archaeology

    Edited by John Carman, Malcolm Cooper, Anthony Firth, David Wheatley

    Effective management is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of archaeology. Archaeologists must manage the artefacts thay deal with, their funding, ancient sites, as well as the practice of archaeology itself. Managing Archaeology is a collecton of outstanding papers from experts...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Heritage and Social Media

    Understanding heritage in a participatory culture

    Edited by Elisa Giaccardi

    Heritage and Social Media explores how social media reframes our understanding and experience of heritage. Through the idea of ‘participatory culture’ the book begins to examine how social media can be brought to bear on the encounter with heritage and on the socially produced meanings and values...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Narrating Objects, Collecting Stories

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

    Narrating Objects, Collecting Stories is a wide-ranging collection of essays exploring the stories that can be told by and about objects and those who choose to collect them. Examining objects and collecting in different historical, social and institutional contexts, an international,...

    Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge