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Heritage Studies

  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 1st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Museums and Social Activism

    Engaged Protest

    By Kylie Message

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Museums and Social Activism is the first study to bring together historical accounts of the African American and later American Indian civil rights-related social and reform movements that took place on the Smithsonian Mall through the 1960s and 1970s in Washington DC with the significant but...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics

    By Janet Marstine

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Critical Practice: Artists, Museums, Ethics is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries among art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to represent key developments in institutional critique as they impact museums. The book...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Museum as Process

    Translating Local and Global Knowledges

    Edited by Raymond Silverman

    Series: Museum Meanings

    The museum has become a vital strategic space for negotiating ownership of and access to knowledges produced in local settings. Museum as Process presents community-engaged "culture work" of a group of scholars whose collaborative projects consider the social spaces between the museum and community...

    To Be Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Conserving Cultural Landscapes

    Challenges and New Directions

    Edited by Ken Taylor, Nora Mitchell, Archer St. Clair

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    New approaches to both cultural landscapes and historic urban landscapes increasingly recognize the need to guide future change, rather than simply protecting the fabric of the past. Challenging traditional notions of historic preservation, Conserving Cultural Landscapes takes a dynamic...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Counterheritage

    Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia

    By Denis Byrne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Industrial Heritage Sites in Transformation

    Clash of Discourses

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Heike Oevermann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    The management of industrial heritage sites requires rethinking in the context of urban change, and the issue of how to balance protection, preservation/conservation, and development becomes all the more crucial as industrial heritage sites grow in number. This brings into play new challenges—not...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Museum Communication and Social Media

    The Connected Museum

    By Kirsten Drotner, Kim Christian Schrøder

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Visitor engagement and learning, outreach, and inclusion are concepts that have long dominated professional museum discourses. The recent rapid uptake of various forms of social media in many parts of the world, however, calls for a reformulation of familiar opportunities and obstacles in...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Museums and Migration

    History, Memory and Politics

    Edited by Laurence Gourievidis

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Recent decades have seen migration history and issues increasingly featured in museums. Museums and Migration explores the ways in which museum spaces - local, regional, national - have engaged with the history of migration, including internal migration, emigration and immigration. It presents the...

    Published June 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Displaced Things

    By Sandra H. Dudley

    Displaced Things explores the movements of material things from the starting point and perspective of the object. It does so through the lens of displacement, drawing on earlier work on forced migration and conceptualising displacement in relation to anthropological ritual theory. It aims not only...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  11. Open-Air Rock-Art Conservation and Management

    State of the Art and Future Perspectives

    Edited by Timothy Darvill, Antonio Pedro Batarda Fernandes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    While much has been achieved in understanding and managing weather effects and erosion phenomena affecting ancient imagery within the relatively protected environments of caves and rock-shelters, the same cannot be said of rock-art panels situated in the open-air. Despite the fact that the number...

    Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge

  12. The Making of Heritage

    Seduction and Disenchantment

    Edited by Camila Del Marmol, Marc A. Morell, Jasper Chalcraft

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    This volume explores the process of heritage making and its relation to the production of touristic places, examining several case studies around the world. Most existing literature on heritage and tourism centers either on its managerial aspects, the tourist experience, or issues related to...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  13. Climate Change and Museum Futures

    Edited by Fiona Cameron, Brett Neilson

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Climate change is a complex and dynamic environmental, cultural and political phenomenon that is reshaping our relationship to nature. Climate change is a global force, with global impacts. Viable solutions on what to do must involve dialogues and decision-making with many agencies, stakeholder...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  14. Heritage and Community Engagement

    Collaboration or Contestation?

    Edited by Emma Waterton, Steve Watson

    This book is about the way that professionals in archaeology and in other sectors of heritage interact with a range of stakeholder groups, communities and the wider public. Whilst these issues have been researched and discussed over many years and in many geographical contexts, the debate seems to...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  15. Introducing Peace Museums

    By Joyce Apsel

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    There has been and continues to be an enormous growth in museums and memorials world-wide after World War Two, particularly war museums, memorials, and those focusing on historic atrocity from slavery to disappeared peoples and genocide. This volume examines peace museums, a small and important (...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  16. Doing Museology Differently

    By Duncan Grewcock

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    One might believe that museum studies is a stable field of academic inquiry based on a set of familiar institutional forms and functions. But as institutions museums have never been stable or singular, and neither has the discipline of museum studies. Museum studies as a field of academic inquiry...

    Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  17. National Museums and Nation-building in Europe 1750-2010

    Mobilization and legitimacy, continuity and change

    Edited by Peter Aronsson, Gabriella Elgenius

    Europe’s national museums have since their creation been at the centre of on-going nation making processes. National museums negotiate conflicts and contradictions and entrain the community sufficiently to obtain the support of scientists and art connoisseurs, citizens and taxpayers, policy makers,...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  18. Heritage Planning

    Principles and Process

    By Harold Kalman

    Heritage Planning: Principles and Process provides a comprehensive overview of heritage planning as an area of professional practice. The book first addresses the context and principles of heritage planning, including land-use law, planning practice, and international heritage doctrine, all set...

    To Be Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  19. Conservation of 20th Century Furniture

    By Jake Kaner, Clive Edwards

    Series: Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

    Conservation of 20th Century Furniture provides a comprehensive coverage of materials and techniques that are encountered in twentieth century furniture, through both a contextual point of view and through a range of practice perspectives. After putting both the design and manufacture, and the...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge