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  • Royal Events

    Rituals, Innovations, Meanings

    By Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Royal events such as coronations and jubilees encompass a wide spectrum of planned events involving monarchs and their families that are strategically designed to reinforce the role of royalty within social and political structures. Royal events may have a long heritage, but often involve…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • How Folklore Shaped Modern Art

    A Post-Critical History of Aesthetics

    By Wes Hill

    Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of "critical practice." We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered "outsider" art practices, the emphasis on first-person…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Profane Egyptologists

    The Modern Revival of Ancient Egyptian Religion

    By Paul Harrison

    It is widely believed that the practice of ancient Egyptian religion ceased with the end of pharaonic culture and the rise of Christianity. However, an organised reconstruction and revival of the authentic practice of Egyptian, or Kemetic religion, employing ancient material and academic resources,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • Cultural Entrepreneurship

    The Cultural Worker’s Experience of Entrepreneurship

    By Annette Naudin

    This book explores the lived experience of cultural entrepreneurship examining the challenges associated with cultural labour including the insecurities of managing precarious working conditions. Drawing on interviews conducted with cultural workers, Cultural Entrepreneurship focuses on how…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • Aristotle and Modern Law

    By Richard O. Brooks, James Bernard Murphy

    This title was first published in 2003. Aristotle’s philosophy has had a profound impact on the development of modern law. This volume collects recent important essays demonstrating the continuing relevance of Aristotle’s work to contemporary legal issues. The studies deal with Aristotle’s legal…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • World Heritage Conservation

    The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development

    By Claire Cave, Elene Negussie

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Law, Art and the Commons

    By Merima Bruncevic

    The concept of the cultural commons has become increasingly important for legal studies. Within this field, however, it is a contested concept: at once presented as a sphere for creativity, democratic access and freedom of speech, but one that denies property rights and misappropriates the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Digital Memory Studies

    Media Pasts in Transition

    Edited by Andrew Hoskins

    Digital media, networks and archives reimagine and revitalize individual, social and cultural memory but they also ensnare it, bringing it under new forms of control. Understanding these paradoxical conditions of remembering and forgetting through today’s technologies needs bold interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Culture, Innovation and the Economy

    Edited by Biljana Mickov, James E. Doyle

    This is a handbook for the cultural entrepreneur, offering some of the best examples on practice, franchises, research, innovation and business opportunities in the cultural sector. The key theme is the contribution and possibilities of the cultural economy as a business, with a strong supporting…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The Materiality of Love

    Essays on Affection and Cultural Practice

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror

    Sensible Interventions

    By Jenifer Chao

    Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror: Sensible Interventions offers a fresh account of the enduring cultural legacies of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks and the global war on terror through the critical lens of cultural resistance. It assesses the intersecting ways that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Authentic and Inauthentic Places in Tourism

    From Heritage Sites to Theme Parks

    By Jane Lovell, Chris Bull

    With the rise of post-truth and fake news, a thorough examination of authenticity has never been so relevant. This book explores the geography of authenticity, investigating a wide variety of places used by tourists. Not only does it assess what might be described as the more traditional objects…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

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