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  • The World of the Banaras Weaver

    A Culture in Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By Vasanthi Raman

    This book is a fascinating investigation into how communalism plays out in everyday India. Using the metaphor of tana-bana – the warp and the weft of the Banarasi sari – the author reproduces the interwoven life of Hindu-Muslim relations in the Banarasi sari industry. As the city of Banaras in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge India

  • Dimensions of Heritage and Memory

    Multiple Europes and the Politics of Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Whitehead, Susannah Eckersley, Mads Daugbjerg, Gönül Bozoğlu

    Dimensions of Heritage and Memory is a landmark contribution on the politics of the past in Europe today. The book explores the meanings of heritage in a time of crisis, when the past permeates social and political divisions, identity contests and official projects to forge a European community.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Art, Design and Capital since the 1980s

    Production by Design, 1st Edition

    By Bill Roberts

    This book examines artists’ engagements with design and architecture since the 1980s, and asks what they reveal about contemporary capitalist production and social life. Setting recent practices in historical relief, and exploring the work of Dan Graham, Rita McBride, Tobias Rehberger and Liam…

    Hardback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design History

  • Black USA and Spain

    Shared Memories in the 20th Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosalía Cornejo-Parriego

    During the 20th-century, Spaniards and African-Americans shared significant cultural memories forged by the profound impact that various artistic and historical events had on each other. Addressing three crucial periods (the Harlem Renaissance and Jazz Age, the Spanish Civil War, and Franco's…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Modernity, History, and Politics in Czech Art

    1st Edition

    By Marta Filipová

    This book traces the influence of the changing political environment on Czech art, criticism, history, and theory between 1895 and 1939, looking beyond the avant-garde to the peripheries of modern art. The period is marked by radical political changes, the formation of national and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Museums and Centers of Contemporary Art in Central Europe after 1989

    1st Edition

    By Katarzyna Jagodzińska

    Museums and Centers of Contemporary Art in Central Europe is a comprehensive study of the ecosystem of art museums and centers in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Focusing on institutions founded after 1989, the book analyses a thirty-year boom in art exhibition space in these…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museum and Gallery Publishing

    From Theory to Case Study, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Anne Hughes

    Museum and Gallery Publishing examines the theory and practice of general and scholarly publishing associated with museum and art gallery collections. Focusing on the production and reception of these texts, the book explains the relevance of publishing to the cultural, commercial and social…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums

    American Interpretations of the Great Depression, 1st Edition

    By Meighen Katz

    Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums is a study of the challenges museums face when they present narratives of instability, uncertainty, and fear in their exhibitions. As a period of sustained societal and personal vulnerability, the Great Depression remains a watershed era in American history.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Mummers' Plays Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Peter Harrop

    Peter Harrop offers a reappraisal of mummers’ plays, which have long been regarded as a form of ‘folk’ or ‘traditional’ drama, somehow separate from the mainstream of British theatre. This fresh view of folk and tradition explores how mummers’ plays emerged in an 18th century theatrical…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Court Art of Friedrich Sustris

    Patronage in Late Renaissance Bavaria, 1st Edition

    By Susan Maxwell

    Shedding new light on the relatively unknown art of the Wittelsbach dukes's sixteenth-century court, The Court Art of Friedrich Sustris represents the first monograph to focus on this Italian-trained Netherlandish artist. The volume incorporates original archival material, including letters and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Empty Museum

    Western Cultures and the Artistic Field in Modern Japan, 1st Edition

    By Masaaki Morishita

    This book examines the processes through which public art museums, as modern Western institutions, were introduced to Japan in the late nineteenth century and how they subsequently developed distinctive national characteristics. The author focuses on one of the most distinctive forms of Japanese…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

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