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  • Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present: A Cultural History book cover

    Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present

    A Cultural History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Gould, Sophie Mesplède

    A cultural history of the first truly modern art market, Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present furthers the burgeoning exploration of Britain's struggle to carve a niche for itself on the international art scene. Bringing together scholars from the UK, US, Europe, and Asia, this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Place-making for the Imagination: Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill book cover

    Place-making for the Imagination: Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill

    1st Edition

    By Marion Harney

    Drawing together landscape, architecture and literature, Strawberry Hill, the celebrated eighteenth-century ’Gothic’ villa and garden beside the River Thames, is an autobiographical site, where we can read the story of its creator, Horace Walpole. This 'man of taste' created private resonances,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Potters and Patrons in Edo Period Japan: Takatori Ware and the Kuroda Domain book cover

    Potters and Patrons in Edo Period Japan

    Takatori Ware and the Kuroda Domain, 1st Edition

    By Andrew L. Maske

    Potters and Patrons in Edo Period Japan: Takatori Ware and the Kuroda Domain traces the development of one of Japan's best-documented ceramic types, from its beginnings around 1600 until the abolition of the domain system in 1871. Using historical records, archaeological material from early kilns…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Shoah Presence: Architectural Representations of the Holocaust book cover

    Shoah Presence: Architectural Representations of the Holocaust

    1st Edition

    By Eran Neuman

    Through the analysis of several commemorative acts in space, matter and image, namely museums and memorials, this book reflects on the ways in which architecture as a discipline, a practice and a discourse represents the Holocaust. In doing so, it problematises how one presents an extreme…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Paradata and Transparency in Virtual Heritage book cover

    Paradata and Transparency in Virtual Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, Hugh Denard

    Computer-Generated Images (CGIs) are widely used and accepted in the world of entertainment but the use of the very same visualization techniques in academic research in the Arts and Humanities remains controversial. The techniques and conceptual perspectives on heritage visualization are a subject…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Travel, Collecting, and Museums of Asian Art in Nineteenth-Century Paris book cover

    Travel, Collecting, and Museums of Asian Art in Nineteenth-Century Paris

    1st Edition

    By Ting Chang

    Travel, Collecting, and Museums of Asian Art in Nineteenth-Century Paris examines a history of contact between modern Europe and East Asia through three collectors: Henri Cernuschi, Emile Guimet, and Edmond de Goncourt. Drawing on a wealth of material including European travelogues of the East and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Material Cultures, 1740–1920: The Meanings and Pleasures of Collecting book cover

    Material Cultures, 1740–1920

    The Meanings and Pleasures of Collecting, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Potvin, Alla Myzelev

    Interweaving notions of identity and subjectivity, spatial contexts, materiality and meaning, this collection makes a significant contribution to debates around the status and interpretation of visual and material culture. Material Cultures, 1740-1920 has four primary theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Who Needs Experts?: Counter-mapping Cultural Heritage book cover

    Who Needs Experts?

    Counter-mapping Cultural Heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Schofield

    Taking the significant Faro Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (Council of Europe 2005) as its starting point, this book presents pragmatic views on the rise of the local and the everyday within cultural heritage discourse. Bringing together a range of case studies within a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention book cover

    Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention

    1st Edition

    By Christina Cameron, Mechtild Rössler

    In 1972, UNESCO put in place the World Heritage Convention, a highly successful international treaty that influences heritage activity in virtually every country in the world. Focusing on the Convention's creation and early implementation, this book examines the World Heritage system and its global…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Constructing African Art Histories for the Lagoons of Côte d'Ivoire book cover

    Constructing African Art Histories for the Lagoons of Côte d'Ivoire

    1st Edition

    By Monica Blackmun Visonà

    Constructing African Art Histories for the Lagoons of Côte d'Ivoire is an investigation of the methods employed by art historians who study creative production in Africa. While providing insights into the rich visual arts of the Lagoon Peoples of southeastern Côte d'Ivoire, this study is one of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Dynamics of Heritage: History, Memory and the Highland Clearances book cover

    The Dynamics of Heritage

    History, Memory and the Highland Clearances, 1st Edition

    By Laurence Gouriévidis

    There has been much academic interest in the role of museums as places where understanding of the past is shaped and legitimised for a wide and increasingly diverse public. This book focuses on the museum representations of the Highland Clearances - a much neglected aspect of one of the most…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture book cover

    Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Freestone, Marco Amati

    The evolution of city planning theory and practice in the first half of the twentieth century was captured and driven by a range of exhibitionary practices in a variety of settings globally, from international expos to local public halls. The agendas of the promoters varied, but exhibitions…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

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