• The World of the Banaras Weaver: A Culture in Crisis book cover

    The World of the Banaras Weaver

    A Culture in Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By Vasanthi Raman

    This book is a fascinating investigation into how communalism plays out in everyday India. Using the metaphor of tana-bana – the warp and the weft of the Banarasi sari – the author reproduces the interwoven life of Hindu-Muslim relations in the Banarasi sari industry. As the city of Banaras in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge India

  • Dimensions of Heritage and Memory: Multiple Europes and the Politics of Crisis book cover

    Dimensions of Heritage and Memory

    Multiple Europes and the Politics of Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Whitehead, Susannah Eckersley, Mads Daugbjerg, Gönül Bozoğlu

    Dimensions of Heritage and Memory is a landmark contribution on the politics of the past in Europe today. The book explores the meanings of heritage in a time of crisis, when the past permeates social and political divisions, identity contests and official projects to forge a European community.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Archaeology, Heritage and Ethics in the Western Wall Plaza, Jerusalem: Darkness at the End of the Tunnel book cover

    Archaeology, Heritage and Ethics in the Western Wall Plaza, Jerusalem

    Darkness at the End of the Tunnel, 1st Edition

    By Raz Kletter

    This volume is a critical study of recent archaeology in the Western Wall Plaza area, Jerusalem. Considered one of the holiest places on Earth for Jews and Muslims, it is also a place of controversy, where the State marks ‘our’ remains for preservation and adoration and ‘theirs’ for silencing.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Tourism and Embodiment book cover

    Tourism and Embodiment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Palmer, Hazel Andrews

    The role of the body and the concept of embodiment have largely been neglected in anthropological studies of tourism. This book explores the notion of the tourist body and develops understanding of how touristic practice is embodied practice, not only for tourists but also for those who work in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • European Heritage, Dialogue and Digital Practices book cover

    European Heritage, Dialogue and Digital Practices

    1st Edition

    Edited by Areti Galani, Rhiannon Mason, Gabi Arrigoni

    European Heritage, Dialogue and Digital Practices focuses on the intersection of heritage, dialogue and digital culture in the context of Europe. Responding to the increased emphasis on the potential for heritage and digital technologies to foster dialogue and engender communitarian identities in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Tourism and Ethnodevelopment: Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination book cover

    Tourism and Ethnodevelopment

    Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismar Borges de Lima, Victor T. King

    Ethnodevelopment is a well-established concept in the field of development studies. Despite its relevance to tourism initiatives and processes in the Global South, it continues to be an underutilised concept in the field. This book bridges this gap, presenting an original conceptual framework to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • Waterways and the Cultural Landscape book cover

    Waterways and the Cultural Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesco Vallerani, Francesco Visentin

    Water control and management have been fundamental to the building of human civilisation. In Europe, the regulation of major rivers, the digging of canals and the wetland reclamation schemes from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, generated new typologies of waterscapes with significant…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • European Adventurers in North India: 1750–1803 book cover

    European Adventurers in North India

    1750–1803, 1st Edition

    By Uma Shanker Pandey

    This book explores how European, particularly French, adventurers shaped early modern India. It highlights the significant contributions of these adventurers in social, political, economic, and intellectual life of north India in the 18th and the 19th centuries. The author examines how the French…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge India

  • The English Medieval Feast book cover

    The English Medieval Feast

    1st Edition

    By William Edward Mead

    Originally published in 1931, The English Medieval Feast examines the act of feasting and food during the medieval period. The book provides a scholarly look at the human detail involved in the variety of medieval manners and customs which make up the medieval feast. The book introduces the scene…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • UnDoing Buildings: Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory book cover

    UnDoing Buildings

    Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory, 1st Edition

    By Sally Stone

    UnDoing Buildings: Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory discusses one of the greatest challenges for twenty-first-century society: what is to be done with the huge stock of existing buildings that have outlived the function for which they were built? Their worth is well recognised and the importance…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • Homo Sapiens: From Man to Demigod book cover

    Homo Sapiens

    From Man to Demigod, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Rensch

    Originally published in 1972, Homo Sapiens examines how humans emerged from among the millions of other species and achieved our unique position within the animal kingdom. The book examines what direction future evolution will take and what may be regarded as the ‘meaning’ of human existence. It…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Mummers' Plays Revisited book cover

    Mummers' Plays Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Peter Harrop

    Peter Harrop offers a reappraisal of mummers’ plays, which have long been regarded as a form of ‘folk’ or ‘traditional’ drama, somehow separate from the mainstream of British theatre. This fresh view of folk and tradition explores how mummers’ plays emerged in an 18th century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

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