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You are currently browsing 41–50 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 Volunteers

    Good Practice in the Management of Volunteers

    By Sinclair Goodlad, Stephanie McIvor

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    Museum Volunteers is a practical handbook on the use of volunteers as interpreters within museums. Drawing on key examples of outstanding practice from the UK and North America, this book forms a unique resource on volunteerism.This book:* reviews research on the changing priorities of museums*...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Museums and Their Visitors

    By Eilean Hooper-Greenhill

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    Museums are at a critical moment in their history. In order to ensure survival into the next century, museums and galleries must demonstrate their social relevance and use. This means developing their public service functions through becoming more knowledgeable about the needs of their visitors and...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Presented Past

    Heritage, Museums and Education

    By B. L. Molyneaux, P. G. Stone

    Series: One World Archaeology

    The Presented Past is concerned with the differences between the comparatively static, well-understood way in which the past is presented in schools, museums and at historic sites compared to the approaches currently being explored in contemporary archaeology. It challenges the all-too-frequent...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Management

    Guidelines for Museums and Galleries

    By May Cassar

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    The key to the survival of museum collections is a stable indoor environment and vital to this is a well-maintained building with effective environmental services. Environmental Management sets out clearly the theory and practice of achieving an appropriate museum environment for both collections...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Towards the Museum of the Future

    New European Perspectives

    Edited by Roger Miles, Lauro Zavala

    Series: Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    Towards the Museum of the Future explores, through a series of authoritative essays, some of the major developments in European museums as they struggle to adapt in a rapidly changing world. It embraces a wide range of European countries, all types of museums and exhibitions and the needs of...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Thing about Museums

    Objects and Experience, Representation and Contestation

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

    The Things about Museums constitutes a unique, highly diverse collection of essays unprecedented in existing books in either museum and heritage studies or material culture studies. Taking varied perspectives and presenting a range of case studies, the chapters all address objects in the context of...

    Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Intangible Natural Heritage

    New Perspectives on Natural Objects

    Edited by Eric Dorfman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    The topic of intangible natural heritage is new, recently emerging as an important subject of inquiry. It describes the untouchable elements of the environment that combine to create natural objects, and help define our relationship to them. These elements can be sensory, like auditory landscapes,...

    Published August 24th 2011 by Routledge

  8. International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritage

    By Craig Forrest

    The world’s cultural heritage is under threat from war, illicit trafficking, social and economic upheaval, unregulated excavation and neglect. Over a period of almost fifty years, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has adopted five international conventions that...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Heritage, Labour and the Working Classes

    Edited by Laurajane Smith, Paul Shackel, Gary Campbell

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    Heritage, Labour and the Working Classes is both a celebration and commemoration of working class culture. It contains sometimes inspiring accounts of working class communities and people telling their own stories, and weaves together examples of tangible and intangible heritage, place, history,...

    Published June 26th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics

    Redefining Ethics for the Twenty-First Century Museum

    Edited by Janet C. Marstine

    Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics is a theoretically informed reconceptualization of museum ethics discourse as a dynamic social practice central to the project of creating change in the museum. Through twenty-seven chapters by an international and interdisciplinary group of academics and...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge