Museology

    Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare

    By Jennifer Wellington

    Hardback £78.51

    How and why do societies exhibit war? Jennifer Wellington offers an illuminating portrayal of how national and imperial war museums in Britain, Canada and Australia developed diverging narratives of the First World War and how representations of mass violence have changed from the aftermath of the war to the present.

    Excavations at the British Museum: An Archaeological and Social History of Bloomsbury

    By Rebecca Haslam

    Paperback Save £6.34 = £33.66

    This volume presents the results of the studies undertaken by Pre-Construct Archaeology during redevelopment of the British Museum, and in so doing details the evolution of this area of London from the Roman period into modern times.

    European Heritage

    By Gerard Delanty

    Paperback £27.92

    Gerard Delanty offers a critical interpretation of the European heritage today in light of recent developments in the human and social sciences, and in view of a mood of crisis in Europe that compels us to re-think the European past. One of the main insights informing this book is that...

    Treasure Palaces

    By Maggie Fergusson

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    From a stunning villa on sunny Capri with Ali Smith to an unlikely temple in the heart of Copenhagen with Alan Hollinghurst, Treasure Palaces brings together over twenty of the world's greatest writers to give their own personal tours of the museums that have awed, haunted and inspired them. Join...

    Women in the Museum

    By Joan H. Baldwin

    Paperback Save £2.07 = £27.92

    -Women in the Museum explores the professional lives of the sector's female workforce.---Provided by publisher.

    New Museums

    By Art Centre Basel

    Hardback £27.66

    Micromuseology

    By Fiona Candlin

    Paperback Save £3.94 = £28.05

    How would our understanding of museums change if we used the Vintage Wireless Museum or the Museum of Witchcraft as examples - rather than the British Museum or the Louvre? Although there are thousands of small, independent, single-subject museums in the UK, Europe and North America, the field of museum...

    Inside the World's Major East Asian Collections

    By Patrick Lo

    Paperback £63.22

    Inside the World's Major East Asian Collections examines the rise of the "LAM, an acronym that stands for libraries, archives and museums. In doing so, this book profiles leading experts-librarians, archivists and museum curators-who specialise in East Asian collections from across the world. In examining the dynamically shifting role of...

    Book Smugglers of Timbuktu

    By Charlie English

    Hardback £14.46

    Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of al Qaeda, added another layer to the legend.

    European Products: Making and Unmaking Heritage in Cyprus

    By Gisela Welz

    Paperback Save £2.16 = £18.84

    The author argues that heritage emerges as an increasingly standardized economic resource - a "European product" - and that heritage policy has become infused with transnational market regulations and neoliberal property regimes.

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