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  • Beyond Memory

    Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandre Dessingué, Jay M. Winter

    Beyond Memory: Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance analyses the intricate connections between silence, acts of remembrance and acts of forgetting, and relates the topic of silence to the international research field of Cultural Memory Studies. It engages with the most recent work in the field…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • The Generation of Identity in Late Medieval Hagiography

    Speaking the Saint, 1st Edition

    By Gail Ashton

    In this interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking study, Gail Ashton examines the portrayals of women saints in a wide range of medieval texts. She deploys the French feminist critical theory of Cixous and Iriguray to illuminate these depictions of women by men and to further our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Drawing in the Twenty-First Century

    The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth A. Pergam

    As a response to the ubiquity of drawing in contemporary consciousness and a corresponding dearth of critical engagement with the medium, these collected essays provide original interpretations of artists' drawing today. Questions of process, politics, scale, and community raised in the work of the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge

  • Copyrighting Creativity

    Creative Values, Cultural Heritage Institutions and Systems of Intellectual Property, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helle Porsdam

    What is the relationship between creativity, cultural heritage institutions and copyright? Who owns culture and cultural heritage? The digital age has expanded the horizon of creative possibilities for artists and cultural institutions - what is the impact on legal regimes that were constructed for…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Bryony Onciul

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museum Space

    Where Architecture Meets Museology, 1st Edition

    By Kali Tzortzi

    Museums are among the iconic buildings of the twenty-first century, as remarkable for their architectural diversity as for the variety of collections they display. But how does the architecture of museums affect our experience as visitors? This book proposes that by seeing space as common ground…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge

  • Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered…

    Hardback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • From Museum Critique to the Critical Museum

    1st Edition

    By Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius, Piotr Piotrowski

    Since the late nineteenth century, museums have been cited as tools of imperialism and colonialism, as strongholds of patriarchalism, masculinism, homophobia and xenophobia, and accused both of elitism and commercialism. But, could the museum absorb and benefit from its critique, turning into a…

    Hardback – 2015-07-03
    Routledge

  • Video Art Historicized

    Traditions and Negotiations, 1st Edition

    By Malin Hedlin Hayden

    Video art emerged as an art form that from the 1960s and onwards challenged the concept of art - hence, art historical practices. From the perspective of artists, critics, and scholars engaged with this new medium, art was seen as too limiting a notion. Important issues were to re-think art as a…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Cultures of International Exhibitions 1840-1940

    Great Exhibitions in the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Marta Filipová

    Beyond the great exhibitions, expositions universelles and world fairs in London, Paris or Chicago, numerous smaller, yet ambitious exhibitions took place in provincial cities and towns across the world. Focusing on the period between 1840 and 1940, this volume takes a novel look at the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge

  • Pedagogies of Public Memory

    Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Memorials, and Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Greer, Laurie Grobman

    Pedagogies of Public Memory explores opportunities for writing and rhetorical education at museums, archives, and memorials. Readers will follow students working and writing at well-known sites of international interest (e.g., the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • The Securitization and Policing of Art Theft

    The Case of London, 1st Edition

    By John Kerr

    The subject of many films and books, art theft is a fascinating topic that continues to capture the popular imagination. However, it is one of many types of art crime that remain under-researched and which require much more academic, empirical investigation. This book examines who is performing,…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge

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