• The Early Modern English Calendar: A Reference Guide book cover

    The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-28
    Routledge

  • Press Silence in Postcolonial Zimbabwe: News Whiteouts, Journalism and Power book cover

    Press Silence in Postcolonial Zimbabwe

    News Whiteouts, Journalism and Power, 1st Edition

    By Zvenyika Eckson Mugari

    This book focuses on news silence in Zimbabwe, taking as a point of departure the (in)famous blank spaces (whiteouts) which newspapers published to protest official censorship policy imposed by the Rhodesian government from the mid-1960s to the end of that decade. Based on archived news content,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • WPA Posters in an Aesthetic, Social, and Political Context: A New Deal for Design book cover

    WPA Posters in an Aesthetic, Social, and Political Context

    A New Deal for Design, 1st Edition

    By Cory Pillen

    This book examines posters produced by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a federal relief program designed to create jobs in the United States during the Great Depression. Cory Pillen focuses on several issues addressed repeatedly in the roughly 2,200 extant WPA posters created between 1935…

    Hardback – 2020-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • The Embodied Imagination in Antebellum American Art and Culture book cover

    The Embodied Imagination in Antebellum American Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Holochwost

    This book reveals a new history of the imagination told through its engagement with the body. Even as they denounced the imagination’s potential for inviting luxury, vice, and corruption, American audiences avidly consumed a transatlantic visual culture of touring paintings, dioramas, gift books,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Lives in Music: Mobility and Change in a Global Context book cover

    Lives in Music

    Mobility and Change in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Le Menestrel

    Lives in Music analyses interwoven patterns of mobility, change, and power in music and dance practices. It challenges some commonly accepted conceptual tools that are ubiquitous in anthropology today, including cultural hybridity, transnational networks, and globalization. Based on seven “…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12
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    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • Media Literacy in a Disruptive Media Environment book cover

    Media Literacy in a Disruptive Media Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by William G. Christ, Belinha S. De Abreu

    This book, part of the BEA Electronic Media Research Series, brings together top scholars researching media literacy and lays out the current state of the field in areas such as propaganda, news, participatory culture, representation, education, social/environmental justice, and civic engagement.…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11
    Routledge
    Electronic Media Research Series

  • Surfaces: Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth book cover

    Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cristián Simonetti

    In attending to surfaces, as they wrap, layer and grow within sentient bodies, material formations and cosmological states, this volume presents a series of ten anthropological studies stretching across five continents and in observation of earthly practices of making, knowing, living and dying.…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10
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    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater book cover

    Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater

    1st Edition

    Edited by Donelle Ruwe, James Leve

    Bringing together scholars from musicology, literature, childhood studies, and theater, this volume examines the ways in which children's musicals tap into adult nostalgia for childhood while appealing to the needs and consumer potential of the child. The contributors take up a wide range of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Why We Remake: The Politics, Economics and Emotions of Film and TV Remakes book cover

    Why We Remake

    The Politics, Economics and Emotions of Film and TV Remakes, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Rosewarne

    This examination of film and television remakes focuses explicitly on why – since the dawn of cinema – studios have remade films over and over again. Each chapter provides insight into the business of Hollywood, the motivations of filmmakers and also the pleasures for audiences, and offers a…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Making Art History in Europe After 1945 book cover

    Making Art History in Europe After 1945

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noemi de Haro García, Patricia Mayayo, Jesús Carrillo

    This book analyses the intermeshing of state power and art history in Europe since 1945 and up to the present from a critical, de-centered perspective. Devoting special attention to European peripheries and to under-researched transnational cultural political initiatives related to the arts…

    Hardback – 2020-03-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Designed to Sell: The Evolution of Modern Merchandising and Display book cover

    Designed to Sell

    The Evolution of Modern Merchandising and Display, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Wood

    Designed to Sell presents an engaging account of mid-twentieth-century department store design and display in America from the 1930s to the 1960s. It traces the development of postwar philosophies of retail design that embodied aesthetics and function and new modes of merchandise display, resulting…

    Hardback – 2020-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Interior Design

  • Magical Realist Sociologies of Belonging and Becoming: The Explorer book cover

    Magical Realist Sociologies of Belonging and Becoming

    The Explorer, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    At the bottom of the sea, freedivers find that the world bestows humans with the magic of bodily and mental freedom, binding them in small communities of play, affect and respect for nature. On land, rational human interests dissolve this magic into prescriptive formulas of belonging to a…

    Hardback – 2020-03-06
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    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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