• London and the Politics of Memory: In the Shadow of Big Ben book cover

    London and the Politics of Memory

    In the Shadow of Big Ben, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Burch

    This book provides an original, impassioned exploration of memory studies and the uses of the past in the present. It capitalises on London’s global appeal and Big Ben’s iconic status. Moving beyond this familiar facade the reader will journey around the hidden histories of Westminster’s streets,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • The Social Life of Nothing: Silence, Invisibility and Emptiness in Tales of Lost Experience book cover

    The Social Life of Nothing

    Silence, Invisibility and Emptiness in Tales of Lost Experience, 1st Edition

    By Susie Scott

    Nothing really matters. All the things that we do not do, have or become in our lives can be important in shaping self-identity. From jobs turned down to great loves lost, secrets kept and truths untold, people missed and souls unborn, we understand ourselves through other, unlived lives that are…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • 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

  • The Soft Power of the Russian Language: Pluricentricity, Politics and Policies book cover

    The Soft Power of the Russian Language

    Pluricentricity, Politics and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arto Mustajoki, Ekaterina Protassova, Maria Yelenevskaya

    Exploring Russian as a pluricentric language, this book provides a panoramic view of its use within and outside the nation and discusses the connections between language, politics, ideologies, and cultural contacts. Russian is widely used across the former Soviet republics and in the diaspora, but…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law: A Research Companion book cover

    Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law

    A Research Companion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mart Susi

    The Internet has created a formidable challenge for human rights law and practice worldwide. International scholarly and policy-oriented communities have so far established a consensus regarding only one main aspect – human rights in the internet are the same as offline. There are emerging and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Archaeology of the Unconscious: Italian Perspectives book cover

    Archaeology of the Unconscious

    Italian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Aloisi, Fabio Camilletti

    In reconstructing the birth and development of the notion of ‘unconscious’, historians of ideas have heavily relied on the Freudian concept of Unbewussten, retroactively projecting the psychoanalytic unconscious over a constellation of diverse cultural experiences taking place in the eighteenth and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Human Rights and the Digital Divide book cover

    Human Rights and the Digital Divide

    1st Edition

    By Anne Peacock

    The Internet’s importance for freedom of expression and other rights comes in part from the ability it bestows on users to create and share information, rather than just receive it. Within the context of existing freedom of expression guarantees, this book critically evaluates the goal of bridging…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Sonic Politics: Music and Social Movements in the Americas book cover

    Sonic Politics

    Music and Social Movements in the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Wilfried Raussert

    This volume analyses the narration of the social through music and the seismographic function of music to detect social problems and envision alternatives. Beyond state-driven attempts to link musical production to the official narrative of the nation, mass musical movements emerged during the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • The European Ritual: Football in the New Europe book cover

    The European Ritual

    Football in the New Europe, 1st Edition

    By Anthony King

    Football constitutes a vivid public ritual in contemporary European culture through which emergent social solidarities and new economic networks have come into being. This fascinating and unique volume traces the transformation of European football from the 1950s to the present, focusing in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • The Scary Screen: Media Anxiety in The Ring book cover

    The Scary Screen

    Media Anxiety in The Ring, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristen Lacefield

    In 1991, the publication of Koji Suzuki's Ring, the first novel of a bestselling trilogy, inaugurated a tremendous outpouring of cultural production in Japan, Korea, and the United States. Just as the subject of the book is the deadly viral reproduction of a VHS tape, so, too, is the vast…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • The Empty Museum: Western Cultures and the Artistic Field in Modern Japan book cover

    The Empty Museum

    Western Cultures and the Artistic Field in Modern Japan, 1st Edition

    By Masaaki Morishita

    This book examines the processes through which public art museums, as modern Western institutions, were introduced to Japan in the late nineteenth century and how they subsequently developed distinctive national characteristics. The author focuses on one of the most distinctive forms of Japanese…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Health book cover

    Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Health

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Ettorre

    Culture, Bodies and the Sociology of Health explores the boundaries between bodies and society with special reference to uncovering the cultural components of health and the ways in which bodies are categorized according to a form of culturally embedded 'health orthodoxy'. Illustrating the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

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