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  • Antiquarianism and the Visual Histories of Louis XIV

    Artifacts for a Future Past, 1st Edition

    By Robert Wellington

    Antiquarianism and the Visual Histories of Louis XIV: Artifacts for a Future Past provides a new interpretation of objects and images commissioned by Louis XIV (1638-1715) to document his reign for posterity. The Sun King's image-makers based their prediction of how future historians would…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28

  • Creative Economies, Creative Communities

    Rethinking Place, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Saskia Warren, Phil Jones

    Investigating how people and places are connected into the creative economy, this volume takes a holistic view of the intersections between community, policy and practice and how they are co-constituted. The role of the creative economy and broader cultural policy within community development is…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28

  • William Hunter's World

    The Art and Science of Eighteenth-Century Collecting, 1st Edition

    Edited by E. Geoffrey Hancock, Nick Pearce, Mungo Campbell

    Despite William Hunter's stature as one of the most important collectors and men of science of the eighteenth century, and the fact that his collection is the foundation of Scotland's oldest public museum, The Hunterian, until now there has been no comprehensive examination in a single volume of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • 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 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 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

  • 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
    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 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

  • 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 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

  • 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
    Studies in Art Historiography

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