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War & Art

by AA.VV., Renato Miracco & Marco Pizzo

War and Art: The Preservation of Italian Treasures is the result of a joint effort by the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C., the Museo Centrale del Risorgimento in Rome, the National World War I Museum in...


Open-Air Rock-Art Conservation and Management: State of the Art and Future Perspectives

by Timothy Darvill & Antonio Pedro Batarda Fernandes

While much has been achieved in understanding and managing weather effects and erosion phenomena affecting ancient imagery within the relatively protected environments of caves and rock-shelters, the same cannot...


Architectural Heritage Revisited: A Holistic Engagement of its Tangible and Intangible Constituents

by Ilan Vit-Suzan

This book argues that we need to recognize the historic monument as a tangible aspect of a holistic expression of culture that is rooted in specific spatio-temporal conditions. However, since the latter are...


An Archaeology of Land Ownership

by Maria Relaki & Despina Catapoti

Within archaeological studies, land tenure has been mainly studied from the viewpoint of ownership. A host of studies has argued about land ownership on the basis of the simple co-existence of artefacts on the...


Time Matter(s): Invention and Re-Imagination in Built Conservation: The Unfinished Drawing and Building of St. Peter's, the Vatican

by Federica Goffi

This book fills in a blind spot in current architectural theory and practice, looking into a notion of conservation as a form of invention and imagination, offering the reader a counter-viewpoint to a predominant...


Doing Museology Differently

by Duncan Grewcock

One might believe that museum studies is a stable field of academic inquiry based on a set of familiar institutional forms and functions. But as institutions museums have never been stable or singular, and neither...


Materan Contradictions: Architecture, Preservation and Politics

by Anne Parmly Toxey

Illustrated with a detailed study of the ancient World Heritage city of Matera and its 'Sassi', this book analyses the contemporary effects of preservation on the city and surrounding province. More broadly,...


Designing for the Museum Visitor Experience

by Tiina Roppola

Exhibition environments are enticingly complex spaces: as facilitators of experience; as free-choice learning contexts; as theaters of drama; as encyclopedic warehouses of cultural and natural heritage; as two-,...


Intangible Natural Heritage: New Perspectives on Natural Objects

by Eric Dorfman

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...


Conservation Concerns: A Guide for Collectors and Curators

by Konstanze Bachmann

Written in accessible, nontechnical language, this book's twenty-three essays provide invaluable conservation guidelines for a variety of materials and media. Focusing also on proper storage techniques and environmental...


Curators and Collections

by Sarah James & Nicholas James

The first edition of Curators and Collections, published in 1997 was based on interviews and features published in the quarterly review: Cv Journal of Art and Crafts (1988-91). These recorded the launch of the...


River of Contrasts

by Margie Crisp & Andrew Sansom

Writer and artist Margie Crisp has traveled the length of Texas’ Colorado River, which rises in Dawson County, south of Lubbock, and flows 860 miles southeast across the state to its mouth on the Gulf of Mexico...


Integrated Pest Management for Collections: Proceedings of 2011: A Pest Odyssey, 10 Years Later

by Peter Windsor, David Pinniger & Louise Bacon

Integrated pest management (IPM) is not a static approach but one that is constantly evolving. Mass international travel, climate change and other factors contribute to the spread of new pests, and the pests...