• The Wedding Spectacle Across Contemporary Media and Culture: Something Old, Something New book cover

    The Wedding Spectacle Across Contemporary Media and Culture

    Something Old, Something New, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jilly Boyce Kay, Melanie Kennedy, Helen Wood

    This book interrogates the hyper-visibility and stubborn endurance of the wedding spectacle across media and culture in the current climate. The wide-ranging chapters consider why the symbolic power of weddings is intensifying at a time when marriage as an institution appears to be in decline – and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Doing More Digital Humanities: Open Approaches to Creation, Growth, and Development book cover

    Doing More Digital Humanities

    Open Approaches to Creation, Growth, and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Constance Crompton, Richard J. Lane, Ray Siemens

    As digital media, tools, and techniques continue to impact and advance the humanities, Doing More Digital Humanities provides practical information on how to do digital humanities work. This book offers: A comprehensive, practical guide to the digital humanities Accessible introductions,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams: The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality book cover

    Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams

    The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Mimi Schippers

    This book introduces "the poly gaze" as a cultural tool to examine how representations of polyamory and poly lives reflect or challenge cultural hegemonies of race, class, gender, and nation. What role does monogamy play in American Identity, the American dream, and U.S. exceptionalism? How do the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Girls, Moral Panic and News Media: Troublesome Bodies book cover

    Girls, Moral Panic and News Media

    Troublesome Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Sharon R. Mazzarella

    Mazzarella examines the representational politics behind journalistic constructions of US girls and girlhood through a series of contemporary in-depth case studies which work to document a wider cultural moral panic about the troublesome nature of girls’ bodies. The public concern and media…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • Arjuna–Odysseus: Shared Heritage in Indian and Greek Epic book cover

    Arjuna–Odysseus

    Shared Heritage in Indian and Greek Epic, 1st Edition

    By N. J. Allen

    Bringing together the study of the Greek Classics and Indology, Arjuna–Odysseus provides a comparative analysis of the shared heritage of the Mahābhārata and early Greek traditions presented in the texts of Homer and Hesiod. Building on the ethnographic theories of Durkheim, Mauss and Dumont, the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge India

  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West: The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France book cover

    Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography book cover

    Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • On Insignificance: The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age book cover

    On Insignificance

    The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Leone

    Focussing on the anthropological consequences of the disappearing of materiality and sensory embodiment, On Insignificance highlights some of the most perturbing patterns of insignificance that have seeped into our everyday lives. Seeking to explain the semiotic causes of feelings of meaningless,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06 
    Routledge

  • (Inter)Facing Death: Life in Global Uncertainty book cover

    (Inter)Facing Death

    Life in Global Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Sam Han

    In modern times, death is understood to have undergone a transformation not unlike religion. Whereas in the past it was out in the open, it now resides mostly in specialized spaces of sequestration - funeral homes, hospitals, and other medical facilities. A mainstay in so-called traditional…

    Paperback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Making Another World Possible: 10 Creative Time Summits, 10 Global Issues, 100 Art Projects book cover

    Making Another World Possible

    10 Creative Time Summits, 10 Global Issues, 100 Art Projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Corina L. Apostol, Nato Thompson

    Making Another World Possible offers a broad look at an array of socially engaged cultural practices that have become increasingly visible in the past decade, across diverse fields such as visual art, performance, theater, activism, architecture, urban planning, pedagogy, and ecology. Part I of the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Hooking Up: Casual Sex and Moral Philosophy on Campus book cover

    The Ethics of Hooking Up

    Casual Sex and Moral Philosophy on Campus, 1st Edition

    By James Rocha

    The Ethics of Hooking Up: Casual Sex and Moral Philosophy on Campus provides a systematic moral analysis of hooking up, or sexual activity between people who barely know each other, frequently while intoxicated, and with little or no verbal interaction. It explores the moral quandaries resulting…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • The Borgia Family: Rumor and Representation book cover

    The Borgia Family

    Rumor and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Mara DeSilva

    The Borgia Family: Rumor and Representation explores the historical and cultural structures that underpin the early modern Borgia family, their notoriety, and persistence and reinvention in the popular imagination. The book balances studies focusing on early modern observations of the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

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