E-books: Culture

  • Spatializing Popular Sufi Shrines in Punjab: Dreams, Memories, Territoriality book cover

    Spatializing Popular Sufi Shrines in Punjab

    Dreams, Memories, Territoriality, 1st Edition

    By Yogesh Snehi

    This book explores the organic lives of popular Sufi shrines in contemporary Northwest India. It traverses the worldview of shrine spaces, rituals and their complex narratives, and provides an insight into their urban and rural landscapes in the post-Partition (Indian) Punjab. What happened to…

    eBook – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge India

  • Biculturalism at New Zealand’s National Museum: An Ethnography of Te Papa book cover

    Biculturalism at New Zealand’s National Museum

    An Ethnography of Te Papa, 1st Edition

    By Tanja Schubert-McArthur

    The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa has been celebrated as an international leader for its bicultural concept and partnership with Māori in all aspects of the museum, but how does this relationship with the indigenous partner work in practice? Biculturalism at New Zealand’s National Museum…

    eBook – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museums as Cultures of Copies: The Crafting of Artefacts and Authenticity book cover

    Museums as Cultures of Copies

    The Crafting of Artefacts and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brita Brenna, Hans Dam Christensen, Olav Hamran

    Few institutions are warier of copies than museums. Few fields of knowledge are more prone to denounce copies as fake than the heritage field. Few discourses are as concerned with authenticity, aura, originals and provenance as those concerning exhibiting and collecting. So why is it that these are…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture: 1700-2014 book cover

    A History of Russian Exposition and Festival Architecture

    1700-2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alla Aronova, Alexander Ortenberg

    This collection of thirteen vignettes addresses several important episodes in the history of Russian temporary architecture and public art, from the royal festivals during the times of Peter the Great up to the recent venues including the Sochi Winter Olympics. The forms and the circumstances…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Creative Placemaking: Research, Theory and Practice book cover

    Creative Placemaking

    Research, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cara Courage, Anita McKeown

    This book makes a significant contribution to the history of placemaking, presenting grassroots to top-down practices and socially engaged, situated artistic practices and artsled spatial inquiry that go beyond instrumentalising the arts for development. The book brings together a range of scholars…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Public Art and Museums in Cultural Districts book cover

    Public Art and Museums in Cultural Districts

    1st Edition

    By J. Pedro Lorente

    Museums and public art have traditionally taken significantly different approaches to customer engagement, but throughout history they have also worked together in some urban contexts, notably as landmarks of so-called cultural districts. Public Art and Museums in Cultural Districts reviews their…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Creating Heritage for Tourism book cover

    Creating Heritage for Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Palmer, Jacqueline Tivers

    What does ‘heritage’ mean in the twenty-first century? Traditional ideas of heritage involve places where objects, landscapes, people and ideas are venerated and reproduced over time as an inheritance for future generations. To speak of heritage is to speak of a relationship between the past, the…

    eBook – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Current Developments in the Geographies of Leisure and Tourism

  • Creative Representations of Place book cover

    Creative Representations of Place

    1st Edition

    By Alison Barnes

    Cultural geography and the social sciences have seen a rise in the use of creative methods with which to understand and represent everyday life and place. Conversely, many artists are producing work that centres on ideas of place and space and utilising empirical research methods that have a…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • In Crime's Archive: The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence book cover

    In Crime's Archive

    The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Biber

    This book investigates what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of legal proceedings. During the criminal trial, evidentiary material is tightly regulated; it is formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence and criminal procedure. However, these…

    eBook – 2018-07-04
    Routledge

  • Trauma, Cultural Complexes, and Transformation: Folk Narratives and Present Realities book cover

    Trauma, Cultural Complexes, and Transformation

    Folk Narratives and Present Realities, 1st Edition

    By Evija Volfa Vestergaard

    Trauma, Cultural Complexes, and Transformation: Folk Narratives and Present Realities contributes to our understanding of how culturally traumatic events affect present day realities, and suggests the potential for healing by combining theories on psychological trauma, cultural complexes, and…

    eBook – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Making, Craft and Creativity book cover

    Geographies of Making, Craft and Creativity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Price, Harriet Hawkins

    This book brings together cutting-edge research from leading international scholars to explore the geographies of making and craft. It traces the geographies of making practices from the body, to the workshop and studio, to the wider socio-cultural, economic, political, institutional and historical…

    eBook – 2018-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Paraphernalia! Victorian Objects book cover

    Paraphernalia! Victorian Objects

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Kingstone, Kate Lister

    The Victorian era is famous for the collecting, hording, and displaying of things; for the mass production and consumption of things; for the invention, distribution and sale of things; for those who had things, and those who did not. For many people, the Victorian period is intrinsically…

    eBook – 2018-01-17
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

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