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  • Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America: Visual Studies and UK Hispanism book cover

    Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America

    Visual Studies and UK Hispanism

    Edited by Jo Evans, Julia Biggane, Nuria Triana-Toribio

    While studying the theory and contemporary impact of ‘embodied’ viewing, this book celebrates the emergence and development of Visual Studies as a major subject of research and teaching in the field of Hispanic Studies within the UK over the last thirty years. By exploring current routes of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22
    Routledge

  • Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy book cover

    Visual Cultures of Foundling Care in Renaissance Italy

    By Diana Bullen Presciutti

    The social problem of infant abandonment captured the public’s imagination in Italy during the fifteenth century, a critical period of innovation and development in charitable discourses. As charity toward foundlings became a political priority, the patrons and supporters of foundling hospitals…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Architecture, Design and Craft in Toronto 1900-1940: Creating Modern Living book cover

    Architecture, Design and Craft in Toronto 1900-1940

    Creating Modern Living

    By Alla Myzelev

    Toronto - the largest and one of the most multicultural cities in Canada - boasts an equally interesting and diverse architectural heritage. Architecture, Design and Craft in Toronto 1900-1940 tells a story of the significant changes in domestic life in the first 40 years of the twentieth century.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge

  • Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine: Hansel Mieth’s Reform Photojournalism, 1934-1955 book cover

    Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine

    Hansel Mieth’s Reform Photojournalism, 1934-1955

    By Dolores Flamiano

    The tension between social reform photography and photojournalism is examined through this study of the life and work of German émigré Hansel Mieth (1909-1998), who made an unlikely journey from migrant farm worker to Life photographer. She was the second woman in that role, after Margaret…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge

  • Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art: Cinema Beyond Europe book cover

    Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Cinema Beyond Europe

    By Nilgun Bayraktar

    Joining attention to aesthetic experimentation with a focus on sociopolitical concerns, Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art offers a detailed account of the ways recent cinematic and artistic works engage Europe’s increasingly diverse and complex relationship to migration. With a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Biopolitical Media: Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life book cover

    Biopolitical Media

    Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life

    By Allen Meek

    This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains how responses to catastrophe in media and cultural criticism over the past 150 years are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art: A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics book cover

    How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Photography and Place: Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945 book cover

    Photography and Place

    Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945

    By Donna West Brett

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we remember places and events that happened there. This includes recording events as they happen, or recording places where something occurred before the photograph was taken, commonly referred to as aftermath photography. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Crusades and Visual Culture book cover

    The Crusades and Visual Culture

    Edited by Elizabeth Lapina, April Jehan Morris, Laura J Whatley, Susanna A. Throop

    The crusades, whether realized or merely planned, had a profound impact on medieval and early modern societies. Numerous scholars in the fields of history and literature have explored the influence of crusading ideas, values, aspirations and anxieties in both the Latin States and Europe. However,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge

  • Images, Ethics, Technology book cover

    Images, Ethics, Technology

    Edited by Sharrona Pearl

    Images, Ethics, Technology explores the changing ethical implications of images and the ways they are communicated and understood. It emphasises how images change not only through their modes of representation, but through our relationship to them. In order to understand images, we must…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14
    Routledge
    Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies

  • Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture

    Edited by Laurie Hanquinet, Mike Savage

    The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Arts and Culture offers a comprehensive overview of sociology of art and culture, focusing especially – though not exclusively – on the visual arts, literature, music, and digital culture. Extending, and critiquing, Bourdieu’s influential analysis of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina book cover

    The Art of Post-Dictatorship

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Transitional Argentina

    By Vikki Bell

    Since the end of the last dictatorship in 1983, Argentina’s visual artists and art-activists have been central to campaigns to demand the criminal prosecution of those initially granted amnesty and to a variety of commemorative projects. In The Art of Post-Dictatorship: Ethics and Aesthetics in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

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