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  • Inside Hamilton's Museumsby John Goddard

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 9.99

    Take a journey through Hamilton?s past by way of the houses, heritage museums, and historic sites. Learn about founders, families, wars, and politics through tours of the grounds and houses and a discussion of some of the most prized possessions contained therein. more...

  • Having and Belongingby Judy Jaffe-Schagen

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    The home and the museum are typically understood as divergent, even oppositional, social realms: whereas one evokes privacy and familial intimacy, the other is conceived of as a public institution oriented around various forms of civic identity. This meticulous, insightful book draws striking connections between both spheres, which play similar roles... more...

  • Education, Values and Ethics in International Heritageby Jeanette Atkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The changing and evolving relationship between museums and communities, Indigenous, ethnic and marginalized, has been a primary point of discussion in the heritage sector in recent years. Questions of official and unofficial heritage, whose artefacts to collect and exhibit and why, have informed and influenced museum practice. Developing from this,... more...

  • New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences after New Media Artby Beryl Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 114.95

    The collections of museums, galleries and online art organisations are increasingly broadening to include more new media art. Because new media is used as a means of documenting, archiving and distributing art, and because new media art might be interactive with its audiences, this highlights the new kinds of relationships that might occur between... more...

  • Museums, Health and Well-Beingby Helen Chatterjee; Guy Noble

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 79.95

    The role of museums in enhancing well-being and improving health through social intervention is one of the foremost topics of importance in the museums sector today. With an aging population and emerging policies on the social responsibilities of museums, the sector is facing an unprecedented challenge in how to develop services to meet the needs of... more...

  • Heritage from Belowby Iain J.M. Robertson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Research into the ways in which the past is constructed and consumed in the present is now reaching a mature stage. This maturity derives from the general acceptance that heritage as a social and cultural construct is closely connected to the making and maintaining of identity at all spatial scales. This unique book contributes to the developing discourse... more...

  • Migrating Heritageby Perla Innocenti

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Bringing together an international forum of experts, this book looks at how museums, libraries and further public cultural institutions respond to the effects of globalisation, mobility and migration across Europe. It puts forward examples of innovative practice and policies that reflect these challenges, looking at issues such as how cultural institutions... more...

  • Museums in the New Mediascapeby Jenny Kidd

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95

    The museum today faces complex questions of definition, representation, ethics, aspiration and economic survival. Alongside this we see burgeoning use of an array of new media including increasingly dynamic web portals and content, digital archives, social networks, blogs and online games. At the heart of this are changes to the idea of ?visitor?... more...

  • Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsulaby Karen Exell; Trinidad Rico

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Heritage projects in the Arabian Peninsula are developing rapidly. Museums and heritage sites are symbols of shifting national identities, and a way of placing the Arabian Peninsula states on the international map. Global, i.e. Western, heritage standards and practices have been utilised for the rapid injection of heritage expertise in museum development... more...

  • Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritageby Mia Ridge

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and practice of crowdsourcing in cultural heritage. It features... more...