Anthropology: Visual Anthropology

  • Visualising the Empire of Capital book cover

    Visualising the Empire of Capital

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    Methods of visualising modernity and capitalism have been central to classical social science. Those methods of seeing, specifically in the work of Marx, were attempts to capture visually the fragmenting edifice of capital in its death throes and were part of a project to hasten its demise - yet…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge
    Visual Modernities

  • The Mobility of People and Things in the Early Modern Mediterranean: The Art of Travel book cover

    The Mobility of People and Things in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    The Art of Travel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth A. Fraser

    For centuries artists, diplomats, and merchants served as cultural intermediaries in the Mediterranean. Stationed in port cities and other entrepôts of the Mediterranean, these go-betweens forged intercultural connections even as they negotiated and sometimes promoted cultural misunderstandings.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Race, Anthropology, and Politics in the Work of Wifredo Lam book cover

    Race, Anthropology, and Politics in the Work of Wifredo Lam

    1st Edition

    By Claude Cernuschi

    This book reinterprets Wifredo Lam’s work with particular attention to its political implications, focusing on how these implications emerge from the artist’s critical engagement with 20th-century anthropology. Field work conducted in Cuba, including the witnessing of actual Afro-Cuban religious…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Object-Oriented Cartography: Maps as Things book cover

    Object-Oriented Cartography

    Maps as Things, 1st Edition

    By Tania Rossetto

    Object-Oriented Cartography provides an innovative perspective on the changing nature of maps and cartographic study. Through a renewed theoretical reading of contemporary cartography, this book acknowledges the shifted interest from cartographic representation to mapping practice and proposes an…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Internet Video Culture in China: YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between book cover

    Internet Video Culture in China

    YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between, 1st Edition

    By Marc L Moskowitz

    Examining Internet culture in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyzes videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Each of the chapters in the volume studies…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Image Testimonies: Witnessing in Times of Social Media book cover

    Image Testimonies

    Witnessing in Times of Social Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kerstin Schankweiler, Verena Straub, Tobias Wendl

    Recent political conflicts signal an increased proliferation of image testimonies shared widely via social media. Although witnessing with and through images is not a phenomenon of the internet era, contemporary digital image practices and politics have significantly intensified the affective…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Practicing Art/Science: Experiments in an Emerging Field book cover

    Practicing Art/Science

    Experiments in an Emerging Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Sormani, Guelfo Carbone, Priska Gisler

    Over the last two decades, multiple initiatives of transdisciplinary collaboration across art, science, and technology have seen the light of day. Why, by whom, and under what circumstances are such initiatives promoted? What does their experimental character look like - and what can be learned,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Visual Culture in the Northern British Archipelago: Imagining Islands book cover

    Visual Culture in the Northern British Archipelago

    Imagining Islands, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ysanne Holt, David Martin-Jones, Owain Jones

    This edited collection, including contributors from the disciplines of art history, film studies, cultural geography and cultural anthropology, explores ways in which islands in the north of England and Scotland have provided space for a variety of visual-cultural practices and forms of creative…

    Hardback – 2018-06-04
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Orthodox Christian Material Culture: Of People and Things in the Making of Heaven book cover

    Orthodox Christian Material Culture

    Of People and Things in the Making of Heaven, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Carroll

    Although much has been written on the making of art objects as a means of engaging in creative productions of the self (most famously Alfred Gell’s work), there has been very little written on Orthodox Christianity and its use of material within religious self-formation. Eastern Orthodox…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Rethinking Australia’s Art History: The Challenge of Aboriginal Art book cover

    Rethinking Australia’s Art History

    The Challenge of Aboriginal Art, 1st Edition

    By Susan Lowish

    This book aims to redefine Australia’s earliest art history by chronicling for the first time the birth of the category "Aboriginal art," tracing the term’s use through published literature in the late eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Susan Lowish reveals how the idea of "…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Anthropology and Beauty: From Aesthetics to Creativity book cover

    Anthropology and Beauty

    From Aesthetics to Creativity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Bunn

    Organised around the theme of beauty, this innovative collection offers insight into the development of anthropological thinking on art, aesthetics and creativity in recent years. The volume incorporates current work on perception and generative processes, and seeks to move beyond a purely…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge

  • Documentary Film in India: An Anthropological History book cover

    Documentary Film in India

    An Anthropological History, 1st Edition

    By Giulia Battaglia

    This book maps a hundred years of documentary film practices in India. It demonstrates that in order to study the development of a film practice, it is necessary to go beyond the classic analysis of films and filmmakers and focus on the discourses created around and about the practice in question.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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