• The Routledge Companion to Cultural Property book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Cultural Property

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Anderson, Haidy Geismar

    The Routledge Companion to Cultural Property contains new contributions from scholars working at the cutting edge of cultural property studies, bringing together diverse academic and professional perspectives to develop a coherent overview of this field of enquiry. The global range of authors use…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21
    Routledge Companions

  • The European Heritage: A Critical Re-Interpretation book cover

    The European Heritage

    A Critical Re-Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Gerard Delanty

    Gerard Delanty offers a critical interpretation of the European heritage today in light of recent developments in the human and social sciences, and in view of a mood of crisis in Europe that compels us to re-think the European past. One of the main insights informing this book is that a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10

  • Re-Enacting the Past: Heritage, Materiality and Performance book cover

    Re-Enacting the Past

    Heritage, Materiality and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mads Daugbjerg, Rivka Syd Eisner, Britta Timm Knudsen

    What is re-enactment and how does it relate to heritage? Re-enactments are a ubiquitous part of popular and memory culture and are of growing importance to heritage studies. As concept and practice, re-enactments encompass a wide range of forms: from the annual ‘Viking Moot’ festival in Denmark…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

  • Endogenous Development: Naïve Romanticism or Practical Route to Sustainable African Development book cover

    Endogenous Development

    Naïve Romanticism or Practical Route to Sustainable African Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chiku Malunga, Susan H. Holcombe

    Western ideas, worldviews, actors, tools, models, and frameworks have long dominated development theory and practice in Africa. The resulting development interventions are too rarely locally rooted, locally driven, or resonant with local context. At the same time, theories and practices from…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Development in Practice Books

  • Writers and Social Thought in Africa book cover

    Writers and Social Thought in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wale Adebanwi

    Social theory and social theorizing about Africa has largely ignored African literature. However, because writers are some of the continent’s finest social thinkers, they have produced – and continue to produce – works which constitute potential sources for the analysis of social thought, and for…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

  • Carnival Art, Culture and Politics: Performing Life book cover

    Carnival Art, Culture and Politics

    Performing Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michaeline Crichlow

    Drawing on rich insights from cultural, post-structural and postcolonial studies, this book demands that we rethink Carnival and the carnivalesque as not just celebratory moments or even as critical subtext, but also as insightful performatives of social life anywhere, given the entangled…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31

  • Asian Heritage Management: Contexts, Concerns, and Prospects book cover

    Asian Heritage Management

    Contexts, Concerns, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kapila D. Silva, Neel Kamal Chapagain

    The prevalent global heritage discourse has been primarily Euro-centric in its origin, premise, and praxis. Diverse cultural, historical, and geographical contexts, such as that of Asia, call for more context-specific approaches to heritage management. This book explores this complexity of managing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • The Pacific War: Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture book cover

    The Pacific War

    Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Twomey, Ernest Koh

    The Pacific War is an umbrella term that refers collectively to a disparate set of wars, however, this book presents a strong case for considering this assemblage of conflicts as a collective, singular war. It highlights the genuine thematic commonalities in the legacies of war that cohere across…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Public and Popular History book cover

    Public and Popular History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerome De Groot

    This interdisciplinary collection considers public and popular history within a global framework, seeking to understand considerations of local, domestic histories and the ways they interact with broader discourses. Grounded in particular local and national situations, the book addresses the issues…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • Building Temples in China: Memories, Tourism and Identities book cover

    Building Temples in China

    Memories, Tourism and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Selina Ching Chan, Graeme Lang

    Much has been written on how temples are constructed or reconstructed for reviving local religious and communal life or for recycling tradition after the market reforms in China. The dynamics between the state and society that lie behind the revival of temples and religious practices initiated by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Anthropology of Asia

  • New Horizons in Arts, Heritage, Nonprofit and Social Marketing book cover

    New Horizons in Arts, Heritage, Nonprofit and Social Marketing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Bennett, Finola Kerrigan, Daragh O'Reilly

    Arts, heritage, non-profit and social marketing today comprise key components of the contemporary marketing management scene. Governments, charities and voluntary sector organisations throughout the world are increasingly involved in the development of marketing campaigns, and more and more of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Key Issues in Marketing Management

  • Unburied Memories: The Politics of Bodies of Sacred Defense Martyrs in Iran book cover

    Unburied Memories: The Politics of Bodies of Sacred Defense Martyrs in Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pedram Khosronejad

    Today, almost a generation has passed since the Iran–Iraq war and the memory of it is set to diminish with each passing generation. The following questions emerge. Can we say that the gradual disappearance of war’s memory means that, increasingly, Iranians will see the Iran–Iraq war solely as an…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22

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