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You are currently browsing 31–40 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. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 31st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Transforming Museums in the Twenty-first Century

    By Graham Black

    In his book, Graham Black argues that museums must transform themselves if they are to remain relevant to 21st century audiences – and this root and branch change would be necessary whether or not museums faced a funding crisis. It is the result of the impact of new technologies and the rapid...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Preventive Conservation in Museums

    Edited by Chris Caple

    Series: Leicester Readers in Museum Studies

    Preventive Conservation in Museums makes available and comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession. It bridges the gap between the basic...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Interpreting Art in Museums and Galleries

    By Christopher Whitehead

    In this pioneering book, Christopher Whitehead provides an overview and critique of art interpretation practices in museums and galleries. Covering the philosophy and sociology of art, traditions in art history and art display, the psychology of the aesthetic experience and ideas about learning and...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Experiencing the Past

    On the Character of Archaeology

    By Michael Shanks

    Series: Material Cultures

    In Experiencing the Past Michael Shanks presents an animated exploration of the character of archaeology and reclaims the sentiment and feeling which are so often lost in purely academic approaches....

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge