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  • The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art

    Edited by Robin M. Jensen, Mark D. Ellison

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second through the sixth centuries. The first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essays that discuss specific media of visual…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Transition Economies: Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union book cover

    Transition Economies

    Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    By Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan

    This interdisciplinary book offers a uniquely comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Former Soviet Union (FSU). Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, it explores the continuous economic and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Sharks in the Arts: From Feared to Revered book cover

    Sharks in the Arts

    From Feared to Revered

    By Vivienne Westbrook, Dean Crawford, Shaun P. Collin, Mark Nicholls

    This book is the most thorough exploration to-date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. It comprises the work of four international experts currently working in England, the U.S.A., Taiwan and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The History of the Irish Famine book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Gerard Moran, Jason King

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society? book cover

    Whatever Happened to the Leisure Society?

    By A. J. Veal

    The idea of a ‘leisure society’ was in its heyday in the 1960s and 1970s, when it was predicted that the increases in prosperity and fall in working hours in Western societies in the 20th Century would continue. The fantasy of a life of ease for all has, of course, never materialised, but the theme…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth Century European Art: Agency, Performance, and Representation book cover

    Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth Century European Art

    Agency, Performance, and Representation

    By Ersy Contogouris

    This book uses an art historical and feminist methodology to engage with Emma Hamilton, an eighteenth century celebrity who appeared in many works of art by important artists including Angelica Kauffmann, Benjamin West and Élisabeth Vigée-Le Brun. Ersy Contogouris analyzes works of art in which…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Visual Culture in the Northern British Archipelago: Imagining Islands book cover

    Visual Culture in the Northern British Archipelago

    Imagining Islands

    Edited by Ysanne Holt, David Martin-Jones, Owain Jones

    This edited collection, including contributors from the disciplines of art history, film studies, cultural geography and cultural anthropology, explores ways in which islands in the north of England and Scotland have provided space for a variety of visual-cultural practices and forms of creative…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Time in the History of Art: Temporality, Chronology and Anachrony book cover

    Time in the History of Art

    Temporality, Chronology and Anachrony

    Edited by Dan Karlholm, Keith Moxey

    Addressed to students of the image--both art historians and students of visual studies--this book investigates the history and nature of time in a variety of different environments and media as well as the temporal potential of objects. Essays will analyze such topics as the disparities of power…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts book cover

    Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts

    Edited by Thomas Borchert

    Over the course of the nineteenth century, most of the Theravada world of Southeast Asia came under the colonial domination of European powers. While this has long been seen as a central event in the development of modern forms of Theravada Buddhism, most discussions have focused on specific…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Beyond Women's Words: Feminisms and the Practices of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Beyond Women's Words

    Feminisms and the Practices of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Katrina Srigley, Stacey Zembrzycki, Franca Iacovetta

    Beyond Women’s Words unites feminist scholars, artists, and community activists working with the stories of women and other historically marginalized subjects to address the contributions and challenges of doing feminist oral history. Feminists who work with oral history methods want to tell…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Armenia and Imperial Decline: The Yerevan Province, 1900-1914 book cover

    Armenia and Imperial Decline

    The Yerevan Province, 1900-1914

    By George Bournoutian

    Unlike in Tiflis and Baku, the Armenian inhabitants of the Yerevan Province were overwhelmingly peasants. They did not play a major role in the political, intellectual or economic life of the South Caucasus. This book seeks, for the first time, to examine the demography and the social and economic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Armenian Studies

  • Making Managers in Canada, 1945-1990 book cover

    Making Managers in Canada, 1945-1990

    By Jason Russell

    The history of management and management training in Canada has been the subject of comparatively little academic inquiry. In many ways, historians have frequently learned about management behaviour in unionized workplaces by examining labour-management relations. The management experience has thus…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

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