• Belgian Museums of the Great War: Politics, Memory, and Commerce book cover

    Belgian Museums of the Great War

    Politics, Memory, and Commerce, 1st Edition

    By Karen Shelby

    Belgian Museums of the Great War: Politics, Memory, and Commerce examines the handling of the centennial of World War I by several museums along the Western Front in Flanders, Belgium. In the twenty-first century, the museum has become a strategic space for negotiating ownership of and access to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Exploring the Materiality of Food 'Stuffs': Transformations, Symbolic Consumption and Embodiments book cover

    Exploring the Materiality of Food 'Stuffs'

    Transformations, Symbolic Consumption and Embodiments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Steel, Katharina Zinn

    From remote antiquity to contemporary contexts, food and the ‘stuff’ of food remains central to people’s daily experiences as well as their sense and expression of identity. This volume explores the materiality of foodstuffs past and present, examining humanity’s intriguingly complex relationships…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Conservation of Architectural Ironwork book cover

    Conservation of Architectural Ironwork

    1st Edition

    By David S. Mitchell

    The peak of architectural ironwork in the 19th Century saw the spread of ornate decorative ironwork across the world. In recent years there has been a significant increase in conservation and restoration projects aiming to protect the artistry of traditional ironwork for future generations.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Global Mobilities: Refugees, Exiles, and Immigrants in Museums and Archives book cover

    Global Mobilities

    Refugees, Exiles, and Immigrants in Museums and Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy K. Levin

    Global Mobilities illustrates the significant engagement of museums and archives with populations that have experienced forced or willing migration: emigrants, exiles, refugees, asylum seekers, and others. The volume explores the role of public institutions in the politics of integration and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Intangible Cultural Heritage book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Intangible Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Stefano, Peter Davis

    This collection provides an in-depth and up-to-date examination of the concept of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the issues surrounding its value to society. Critically engaging with the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the book also discusses…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ruin Memories: Materialities, Aesthetics and the Archaeology of the Recent Past book cover

    Ruin Memories

    Materialities, Aesthetics and the Archaeology of the Recent Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bjørnar Olsen, Þóra Pétursdóttir

    Since the nineteenth century, mass-production, consumerism and cycles of material replacement have accelerated; increasingly larger amounts of things are increasingly victimized rapidly and made redundant. At the same time, processes of destruction have immensely intensified, although largely…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture book cover

    Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laszlo Muntean, Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Memory matters. It matters because memory brings the past into the present, and opens it up to the future. But it also matters literally, because memory is mediated materially. Materiality is the stuff of memory. Meaningful objects that we love (or hate) function not only as aide-mémoire but are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Setting Agendas in Cultural Markets: Organizations, Creators, Experiences book cover

    Setting Agendas in Cultural Markets

    Organizations, Creators, Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Philemon Bantimaroudis

    This book draws on agenda setting theory to examine how cultural organizations relate to media in order to increase their visibility, valence, and eventually build their public image. Most organizations have a keen interest in their symbolic presence, as their media visibility influences public…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Spectral Spaces and Hauntings book cover

    Spectral Spaces and Hauntings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Lee

    This anthology explores the spatial dimension and politics of haunting. It considers how the ‘appearance’ of absence, emptiness and the imperceptible can indicate an overwhelming presence of something that once was, and still is, (t)here. At its core, the book asks: how and why do certain places…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Materiality of Love: Essays on Affection and Cultural Practice book cover

    The Materiality of Love

    Essays on Affection and Cultural Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Malinowska, Michael Gratzke

    Drawing on love studies and research in material cultures, this book seeks to re-examine love through materiality studies, especially their recent incarnations, new materialism and object-oriented philosophy, to spark a debate on the relationship between love, objects and forms of materializing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Archaeology of Bronze Age Iberia: Argaric Societies book cover

    The Archaeology of Bronze Age Iberia

    Argaric Societies, 1st Edition

    By Gonzalo Jimenez, Sandra Subías, Margarita Romero

    After more than a century of research, an enormous body of scientific literature in the field of El Argar studies has been generated, comprising some 700 bibliographic items. No fully-updated synthesis of the literature is available at the moment; recent works deal only with specific…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art book cover

    Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Albu, Dawna Schuld

    This book examines the interconnections between art, phenomenology, and cognitive studies. Contributors question the binary oppositions generally drawn between visuality and agency, sensing and thinking, phenomenal art and politics, phenomenology and structuralism, and subjective involvement and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

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