Heritage & Conservation

All aspects of the definition and preservation of cultural heritage and human interaction with the past, from conservation techniques to museum studies, contested pasts, and concepts of cultural property

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  1. Treasures in Trusted Hands

    Treasures in Trusted Hands: Negotiating the Future of Colonial Cultural Objects [Paperback]

    Jos van Beurden (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9789088904394
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: CLUES
    Volume: 3
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This pioneering study charts the one-way traffic of cultural and historical objects during five centuries of European colonialism. It presents abundant examples of disappeared colonial objects and systematises these into war booty, confiscati... .... Learn More
  2. Treasures in Trusted Hands

    Treasures in Trusted Hands: Negotiating the Future of Colonial Cultural Objects [Hardback]

    Jos van Beurden (Author)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9789088904400
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: CLUES
    Volume: 3
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This pioneering study charts the one-way traffic of cultural and historical objects during five centuries of European colonialism. It presents abundant examples of disappeared colonial objects and systematises these into war booty, confiscati... .... Learn More
  3. Engaging Heritage: Engaging Communities

    Engaging Heritage: Engaging Communities [Hardback]

    Bryony Onciul (Editor); Michelle L. Stefano (Editor); Stephanie Hawke (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783271658
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Across the global networks of heritage sites, museums, and galleries, the importance of communities to the interpretation and conservation of heritage is increasingly being recognised. Meaningful community engagement is noted as a worthy inst... .... Learn More
  4. Cultural Property and Contested Ownership: The Trafficking of Artefacts and the Quest for Restitution

    Cultural Property and Contested Ownership: The Trafficking of Artefacts and the Quest for Restitution [Hardback]

    Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin (Editor); Lindel V. Prott (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781138188839
    Published by : Routledge
    Against the backdrop of international conventions and their implementation, Cultural Property and Contested Ownership explores how highly-valued cultural goods are traded and negotiated among diverging parties and their interests. Cultural ar... .... Learn More
  5. Collectors, Scholars and Forgers in the Ancient World

    Collectors, Scholars and Forgers in the Ancient World: Object Lessons [Hardback]

    Carolyn Higbie (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198759300
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World focuses on the fascination which works of art, texts, and antiquarian objects inspired in Greeks and Romans in antiquity and draws parallels with other cultures and eras to offer contexts... .... Learn More
  6. The Western Front: Landscape, Tourism and Heritage

    The Western Front: Landscape, Tourism and Heritage [Hardback]

    Stephen Thomas Miles (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781473833760
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The Western Front has become, once again, and after 100 years, an important and increasingly popular tourist destination. The Centenary is already encouraging large numbers of visitors to engage with this highly poignant landscape of war and ... .... Learn More
  7. Possession: The Curious History of Private Collectors from Antiquity to the Present

    Possession: The Curious History of Private Collectors from Antiquity to the Present [Hardback]

    Erin Thompson (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780300208528
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Whether it's the discovery of $1.6 billion in Nazi-looted art or the news that Syrian rebels are looting UNESCO archaeological sites to buy arms, art crime commands headlines. Erin Thompson, America's only professor of art crime, explores the... .... Learn More
  8. Preservation of Archaeological Remains In-Situ

    Preservation of Archaeological Remains In-Situ [Paperback]

    Christopher Caple (Editor)

    £36.99

    ISBN: 9780415832540
    Published by : Routledge
    Preservation of Archaeological Remains In-Situ: A Reader reveals to the heritage practitioner (archaeologist, conservator, inspector of ancient monuments, conservation officer) and archaeology and heritage studies student, the issues surround... .... Learn More
  9. Conservation of Classical Monuments in the Mediterranean Region: A Study of Anastylosis with Case Studies from Greece and Turkey

    Conservation of Classical Monuments in the Mediterranean Region: A Study of Anastylosis with Case Studies from Greece and Turkey [Paperback]

    Kalliopi Vacharopoulou (Author)

    £46.00

    ISBN: 9781407314853
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR INT
    Volume: 2800
    This work studies the conservation of classical monuments in the Mediterranean region. It focuses on a specific method, anastylosis, and its application to classical monuments. The terminology, philosophy, theoretical princAles and technical ... .... Learn More
  10. The Return of Curiosity: What Museums are Good for in the Twenty-First Century

    The Return of Curiosity: What Museums are Good for in the Twenty-First Century [Paperback]

    Nicholas Thomas (Author)

    £12.95

    ISBN: 9781780236568
    Published by : Reaktion Books
    Over the last twenty years museums have proliferated, attracting new audiences and assuming new prominence in public life. The Return of Curiosity offers a fresh perspective on museums and what they may now be good for. Nicholas Thomas argues... .... Learn More

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