Museum and Heritage Studies

New and Key Titles 2014

Routledge Studies in Heritage Series

  1. Corporate Responsibility for Cultural Heritage

    Conservation, Sustainable Development, and Corporate Reputation

    By Fiona Starr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    This book examines the relationship between two divergent fields – corporate activity and heritage conservation – linking the financing of conservation and its benefits with the corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals of the private sector. Through discussion of physical conservation, benefits...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War

    Creativity Behind Barbed Wire

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Harold Mytum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    This book focuses on the numerous examples of creativity produced by POWs and civilian internees during their captivity, including: paintings, cartoons, craftwork, needlework, acting, musical compositions, magazine and newspaper articles, wood carving, and recycled Red Cross tins turned into plates...

    Published March 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Conserving Cultural Landscapes

    Challenges and New Directions

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

    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...

    Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. International Heritage and Historic Building Conservation

    Saving the World’s Past

    By Zeynep Aygen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    The majority of books in English on historic building conservation and heritage preservation training are often restricted to Western architecture and its origins. Consequently, the history of building conservation, the study of contemporary paradigms and case studies in most universities and...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge