This new and thought-provoking series will provide researchers, students, policymakers and practitioners with the latest thinking on museums and heritage across Asia. With contributions from international experts, titles in the series will be relevant to those working in a wide-range of disciplines, including museum and heritage studies, Asian studies, tourism, anthropology, sociology and politics.
To submit proposals, please contact the Routledge Editor, Heidi Lowther ([email protected]).
Aike P. Rots, Mark Teeuwen
April 21, 2020
Sacred Heritage in Japan is the first volume to explicitly address the topics of Japanese religion and heritage preservation in connection with each other. The book examines what happens when places of worship and ritual practices are rebranded as national culture. It also considers the impact of...
April 07, 2020
Chinese Heritage Sites and their Audiences provides a Chinese perspective on tourists’ relationship to heritage. Contributing to ongoing debates within heritage and tourism studies, the book offers insights into how and why visitors engage with such sites. Drawing on interviews with domestic...
February 04, 2020
A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum examines how the National Museum of Korea, as a national repository of material culture and the state’s premier exhibition facility, has shaped and been shaped by Korean nationalism. Exploring the processes by which the museum has discovered and...
Yujie Zhu, Christina Maags
January 24, 2020
Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past studies the impact of heritage policies and discourses on the Chinese state and Chinese society. It sheds light on the way Chinese heritage policies have transformed the narratives and cultural practices of the past to serve the interests of the...