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Museology & heritage studies books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Museology & heritage studies category. Presented with a red border are the Museology & heritage studies books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites by Kevin M. Levin Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites

Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites surveys how museums and historic sites approached challenges during the Civil War sesquicentennial (2011-2015). In doing so, this book offers museums and history professionals strategies to help shape conversations with local...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites by Kevin M. Levin Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites

Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites surveys how museums and historic sites approached challenges during the Civil War sesquicentennial (2011-2015). In doing so, this book offers museums and history professionals strategies to help shape conversations with local...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2017

Museum Storage and Meaning Tales from the Crypt by Kavita Singh Museum Storage and Meaning Tales from the Crypt

Beyond their often beautiful exhibition halls, many museums contain vast, hidden spaces in which objects may be stored, conserved, or processed. Museums can also include unseen archives, study rooms, and libraries which are inaccessible to the public. This collection of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage by Christoph (Deakin University, Australia) Antons Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage
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Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage examines various notions of property, in particular cultural property and intellectual property, and how they are employed in rights discourses by indigenous and local communities around the world. There is a strong...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2017

The Anatomy of a Museum An Insider's Text by Steven Miller The Anatomy of a Museum An Insider's Text

Written by a museum professional and based on a course taught for many years, The Anatomy of a Museum is an engaging and accessible volume that provides a unique insider s guide to what museums are and how they operate.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

The Disobedient Museum Writing at the Edge by Kylie (The Australian National University) Message The Disobedient Museum Writing at the Edge

The Disobedient Museum: Writing at the Edge aims to motivate disciplinary thinking to reimagine writing about museums as an activity where resistant forms of thinking, seeing, feeling, and acting can be produced, and to theorize this process as a form...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

The Museum Manager's Compendium 101 Essential Tools and Resources by John W. Jacobsen The Museum Manager's Compendium 101 Essential Tools and Resources

The Museum Manager's Compendium: 101 Essential Tools and Resources is a treasure trove of definitions, processes, menus, samples and categories that distill half a century of museum experience by many museum innovators. It is a must-own reference book for every...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

How Institutions Think Between Contemporary Art and Curatorial Discourse by Paul (Director of the Graduate Program, Bard College) O'Neill How Institutions Think Between Contemporary Art and Curatorial Discourse
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Contemporary art and curatorial work, and the institutions that house them, have often been centers of power, hierarchy, control, value, and discipline. Even the most progressive among them face the dilemma of existing as institutionalized anti-institutions. This anthology--taking its title...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Managing Heritage in Africa Who Cares? by Webber Ndoro Managing Heritage in Africa Who Cares?

Managing Heritage in Africa provides a wide-ranging, up-to-date synthesis of heritage management practice in Africa, covering a broad spectrum of heritage issues such as archaeology, living traditions, sacred sites, heritage of pain (slavery), international conventions cultural landscapes, heritage in conflict...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Cultural Heritage and the Future by Cornelius Holtorf Cultural Heritage and the Future

Cultural Heritage and the Future for the first time brings together a diverse, international group of scholars and experts interested in the relations between cultural heritage and the future. 'Preserving the past for the future' is an oft used phrase...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Cultural Heritage and the Future by Cornelius Holtorf Cultural Heritage and the Future

Cultural Heritage and the Future for the first time brings together a diverse, international group of scholars and experts interested in the relations between cultural heritage and the future. 'Preserving the past for the future' is an oft used phrase...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

The Anatomy of a Museum An Insider's Guide by Steven Miller The Anatomy of a Museum An Insider's Guide

Written by a museum professional and based on a course taught for many years, The Anatomy of a Museum is an engaging and accessible volume that provides a unique insider s guide to what museums are and how they operate.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Financial Fundamentals for Historic House Museums by Rebekah Beaulieu Financial Fundamentals for Historic House Museums

Financial Fundamentals for Historic House Museums guides you on how to: *Incorporate as a tax-exempt organization *Find and apply for historic property designation *Understand contributed income opportunities *Create sustainable earned income opportunities *Understand basic accounting and financial planning.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2017

Financial Fundamentals for Historic House Museums by Rebekah Beaulieu Financial Fundamentals for Historic House Museums

Financial Fundamentals for Historic House Museums guides you on how to: *Incorporate as a tax-exempt organization *Find and apply for historic property designation *Understand contributed income opportunities *Create sustainable earned income opportunities *Understand basic accounting and financial planning.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Coming Soon

Museum Educator's Handbook by Graeme K. Talboys Museum Educator's Handbook

This title was first published in 2000. A comprehensive and holistic guide to resourcing and running a museum education service. The author suggests how to set up a service and takes the reader through bureaucratic and logistical problems that may...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Systems Thinking in Museums Theory and Practice by Yuha Jung Systems Thinking in Museums Theory and Practice

Systems Thinking in Museums explores the practical implication of systems thinking using real-life museum examples to illuminate stages of implementation and the challenges and opportunities. It suggests ways to incorporate systems thinking based on reflective questions and steps to encourage...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Systems Thinking in Museums Theory and Practice by Yuha Jung Systems Thinking in Museums Theory and Practice

Systems Thinking in Museums explores the practical implication of systems thinking using real-life museum examples to illuminate stages of implementation and the challenges and opportunities. It suggests ways to incorporate systems thinking based on reflective questions and steps to encourage...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Museums, Power, Knowledge Selected Essays by Tony (University of Western Sydney, Australia) Bennett Museums, Power, Knowledge Selected Essays
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Few perspectives have invigorated the development of critical museum studies over the late twentieth and early twenty-first century as much as Foucault's account of the relations between knowledge and power and their role in processes of governing.? Within this literature...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Profane Egyptologists The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion by Paul Harrison Profane Egyptologists The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion

It is widely believed that the practice of ancient Egyptian religion ceased with the end of pharaonic culture and the rise of Christianity. However, an organised reconstruction and revival of the authentic practice of Egyptian, or Kemetic religion, employing ancient...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Museums, Power, Knowledge Selected Essays by Tony (University of Western Sydney, Australia) Bennett Museums, Power, Knowledge Selected Essays
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Few perspectives have invigorated the development of critical museum studies over the late twentieth and early twenty-first century as much as Foucault's account of the relations between knowledge and power and their role in processes of governing.? Within this literature...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/10/2017

An American Association for State and Local History Guide to Making Public History by Bob Beatty An American Association for State and Local History Guide to Making Public History

This book looks at major themes and inspires creativity in how to approach work in an institutional and personal sense. An AASLH Guide to Making Public History in the 21st Century provides a roadmap of the national discussions the field...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

An American Association for State and Local History Guide to Making Public History by Bob Beatty An American Association for State and Local History Guide to Making Public History

This book looks at major themes and inspires creativity in how to approach work in an institutional and personal sense. An AASLH Guide to Making Public History in the 21st Century provides a roadmap of the national discussions the field...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

World Heritage Conservation The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development by Claire (University College Dublin, Ireland) Cave, Elene (University College Dublin, Ireland) Negussie World Heritage Conservation The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development
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The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the Convention through an interdisciplinary approach to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

World Heritage Conservation The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development by Claire (University College Dublin, Ireland) Cave, Elene (University College Dublin, Ireland) Negussie World Heritage Conservation The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development
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The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the Convention through an interdisciplinary approach to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2017

The Future of Natural History Museums by Eric (Carnegie Museum of Natural History, USA) Dorfman The Future of Natural History Museums
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Natural history museums are changing, both because of their own internal development and in response to changes in context. Historically, the aim of collecting from nature was to develop encyclopedic assemblages to satisfy human curiosity and build a basis for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2017

Expanding Nationalisms at World Fairs Identity, Diversity, and Exchange, 1851-1915 by David Raizman Expanding Nationalisms at World Fairs Identity, Diversity, and Exchange, 1851-1915

This book introduces the subject of international exhibitions to art and design historians and a wider audience as a resource for understanding the broad and varied political meanings of design during a period of rapid industrialization, developing nationalism, imperialism, expanding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Museum Learning Theory and Research as Tools for Enhancing Practice by Theano Moussouri, Jill Hohenstein Museum Learning Theory and Research as Tools for Enhancing Practice
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As museums are increasingly asked to demonstrate not only their cultural, but also their educational and social significance, the means to understand how museum visitors learn becomes ever more important. And yet, learning can be conceptualised and investigated in many...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2017

Museum Learning Theory and Research as Tools for Enhancing Practice by Jill Hohenstein, Theano Moussouri Museum Learning Theory and Research as Tools for Enhancing Practice
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As museums are increasingly asked to demonstrate not only their cultural, but also their educational and social significance, the means to understand how museum visitors learn becomes ever more important. And yet, learning can be conceptualised and investigated in many...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

Museums and Indigenous Peoples Rethinking Museum Theory and Practice Through Indigenous Perspectives by Marzia Varutti Museums and Indigenous Peoples Rethinking Museum Theory and Practice Through Indigenous Perspectives

Museums and Indigenous Peoples provides an international, comparative exploration of relationships between Indigenous Peoples and museums. Indigenous Peoples are increasingly involved in the representation and curation of their heritage in museums and are engendering major changes in the way museums...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage by Gill Hamilton Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage

This practical and explanatory guide for library and cultural heritage professionals introduces and explains the use of open licences for content, data and metadata in libraries and other cultural heritage organisations.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/08/2017

Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage by Gill Hamilton Open Licensing for Cultural Heritage

This practical and explanatory guide for library and cultural heritage professionals introduces and explains the use of open licences for content, data and metadata in libraries and other cultural heritage organisations.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/08/2017

Building a World Heritage City Sanaa, Yemen by Dr. Michele Lamprakos Building a World Heritage City Sanaa, Yemen

The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

Inside the Lost Museum Curating, Past and Present by Steven D. Lubar Inside the Lost Museum Curating, Past and Present

Museum lovers know that energy and mystery run through every exhibition. Steven Lubar explains work behind the scenes-collecting, preserving, displaying, and using art and artifacts in teaching, research, and community-building-through historical and contemporary examples, especially the lost but reimagined Jenks...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

The Museum Educator's Manual Educators Share Successful Techniques by Anna Johnson, Kimberly A. Huber, Nancy C. Cutler, Melissa Bingmann The Museum Educator's Manual Educators Share Successful Techniques
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This second edition interweaves technology into every aspect of the manual and includes two new chapters on working with K-12 learners and interaction. With checklists, schedules, organizational charts, program examples, and other how-to documents included throughout, The Museum Educator's Manual...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Managing People and Projects in Museums Strategies that Work by Martha Morris Managing People and Projects in Museums Strategies that Work

Managing People and Projects in Museums is a practical guide about the intersection of projects and individuals in the museum workplace. Chapters contain the experiences of the author and other museum professionals and literature from the field. Case studies and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

The Global and World Art in the Practice of the University Museum From World Art to Global Art by Jane Chin Davidson The Global and World Art in the Practice of the University Museum From World Art to Global Art

Global and World Art in the Practice of the University Museum provides new thinking on exhibitions of global art and world art in relation to university museums. Taking The Fowler Museum at UCLA, USA, as its central subject, this edited...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

The Care and Display of Historic Clothing by Karen M. DePauw The Care and Display of Historic Clothing

The Care and Display of Historic Clothing aims to assist with the full integration of costume collections into the interpretation of the past. The topics explored in this publication range from the care and identification of items in a costume...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Registration Methods for the Small Museum by Daniel B. Reibel Registration Methods for the Small Museum

Registration Methods for the Small Museum covers all aspects of the registration process and provides practical solutions for the small museum professional. The fifth edition updates the handbook to fit the registration systems in today's small museums and provides additional...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Managing People and Projects in Museums Strategies that Work by Martha Morris Managing People and Projects in Museums Strategies that Work

Managing People and Projects in Museums is a practical guide about the intersection of projects and individuals in the museum workplace. Chapters contain the experiences of the author and other museum professionals and literature from the field. Case studies and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Registration Methods for the Small Museum by Daniel B. Reibel Registration Methods for the Small Museum

Registration Methods for the Small Museum covers all aspects of the registration process and provides practical solutions for the small museum professional. The fifth edition updates the handbook to fit the registration systems in today's small museums and provides additional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Museums 2000 Politics, People, Professionals and Profit by Patrick Boylan Museums 2000 Politics, People, Professionals and Profit

Museum and art galleries have never been so much in the news as they have been over the past decade. Yet public focus at both professional and non-specialist levels has been remarkable for what has been accidentally or deliberatley left...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

The Care and Display of Historic Clothing by Karen M. DePauw The Care and Display of Historic Clothing

The Care and Display of Historic Clothing aims to assist with the full integration of costume collections into the interpretation of the past. The topics explored in this publication range from the care and identification of items in a costume...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2017

Cultural Heritage and Peripheral Spaces in Singapore by Tai-Wei Lim Cultural Heritage and Peripheral Spaces in Singapore

Offering a unique study of nostalgia in Singaporean heritage, it discusses the subjective nostalgic meanings and interpretations that users of peripheral, heritage and green spaces in Singapore create and maintain, through a combination of informal observations and interactions combined with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

Valuing Your Collection A practical guide for museums, libraries and archives by Freda Matassa Valuing Your Collection A practical guide for museums, libraries and archives

This book addresses the issues around valuing objects in cultural collections, ranging from high-value to low or no-value, including practical advice on how to assign values and examples from museums, libraries and archives.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/07/2017

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