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  • The Architecture of the Illusive Distance

    1st Edition

    By Amir H. Ameri

    Focusing on three secular institutional building types: libraries, museums, and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which have seen to the formation of these institutions, the development of their architecture,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28
    Routledge

  • Funding Religious Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Fornerod

    This collection brings together a group of highly respected law and religion scholars to explore the funding of religious heritage in the context of state support for religions. The importance of this state support is that on the one hand it illustrates the potential tensions between secular and…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law in Association with RELIGARE

  • Building Temples in China

    Memories, Tourism and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Selina Ching Chan, Graeme Lang

    Much has been written on how temples are constructed or reconstructed for reviving local religious and communal life or for recycling tradition after the market reforms in China. The dynamics between the state and society that lie behind the revival of temples and religious practices initiated by…

    Hardback – 2015-02-25
    Routledge
    Anthropology of Asia

  • Social Memory and Heritage Tourism Methodologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen P. Hanna, Amy E. Potter, E. Arnold Modlin, Perry Carter, David L. Butler

    The examination of social memory and heritage tourism has grown considerably over the past few decades as scholars have critically re-examined the relationships between past memories and present actions at international, national, and local scales. Methodological innovation and reflection have…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage

    Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging challenges of social inclusion and cultural dialogue, hybrid…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Routledge

  • Urban Politics and Cultural Capital

    The Case of Chinese Opera, 1st Edition

    By Ma Haili

    This book tells the story of how a regional Chinese theatrical form, Shanghai Yue Opera, evolved from the all-male ’beggar’s song’ of the early twentieth century to become the largest all-female opera form in the nation, only to face increasing pressure to survive under Chinese political and…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Routledge

  • Exhibiting Outside the Academy, Salon and Biennial, 1775-1999

    Alternative Venues for Display, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Graciano

    In recent years, there has been increasing scholarly interest in the history of museums, academies and major exhibitions. There has been, however, little to no sustained interest in the histories of alternative exhibitions (single artwork, solo artist, artist-mounted, entrepreneurial, privately…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Routledge

  • World Heritage in Iran

    Perspectives on Pasargadae, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Mozaffari

    Pasargadae is the location of the tomb of Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Through the ages it was Islamised and the tomb was ascribed to the Mother of Solomon. It was only at the beginning of the twentieth century that archaeological evidence demonstrated the relationship between…

    Hardback – 2014-12-31
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Building Better Arts Facilities

    Lessons from a U.S. National Study., 1st Edition

    By Joanna Woronkowicz, D. Carroll Joynes, Norman Bradburn

    At the turn of the 21st century, a significant boom in the construction of cultural buildings took saw the creation of hundreds of performing arts centers, theaters, and museums. After these buildings were completed, however, many of these cultural organizations struggled to survive, or,…

    Hardback – 2014-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Creative and Cultural Industries

  • Climate Change and Museum Futures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Cameron, Brett Neilson

    Climate change is a complex and dynamic environmental, cultural and political phenomenon that is reshaping our relationship to nature. Climate change is a global force, with global impacts. Viable solutions on what to do must involve dialogues and decision-making with many agencies, stakeholder…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Delicious Decadence – The Rediscovery of French Eighteenth-Century Painting in the Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guillaume Faroult, Monica Preti, Christoph Martin Vogtherr

    The history of collecting is a topic of central importance to many academic disciplines, and shows no sign of abating in popularity. As such, scholars will welcome this collection of essays by internationally recognised experts that gathers together for the first time varied and stimulating…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge

  • Suspending Modernity: The Architecture of Franco Albini

    1st Edition

    By Kay Bea Jones

    Franco Albini’s works of architecture and design, produced between 1930 and 1977, have enjoyed a recent revival but to date have received only sporadic scholarly attention from historians and critics of the Modern Movement. A chorus of Italian voices has sung his praises, none more eloquently than…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge

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