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  1. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Politics of Memory

    Making Slavery Visible in the Public Space

    Edited by Ana Lucia Araujo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    The public memory of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade, which some years ago could be observed especially in North America, has slowly emerged into a transnational phenomenon now encompassing Europe, Africa, and Latin America, and even Asia – allowing the populations of African descent,...

    Published April 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Museum Basics

    3rd Edition

    By Timothy Ambrose, Crispin Paine

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    Museums throughout the world have common needs and face common challenges. Keeping up-to-date with new ideas and changing practice is challenging for small and medium-sized museums where time for reading and training is often restricted. This new edition of Museum Basics has therefore been produced...

    Published April 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Scholars, Travellers and Trade

    The Pioneer Years of the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, 1818-1840

    By R. B. Halbertsma

    Today, the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden is internationally known for its outstanding archaeological collections. Yet its origins lie in an insignificant assortment of artefacts used for study by Leiden University. How did this transformation come about?Ruurd Halbertsma has delved into...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge