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  • Routledge Revivals: Theatres of the Left 1880-1935 (1985)

    Workers' Theatre Movements in Britain and America, 1st Edition

    By Raphael Samuel, Ewan MacColl, Stuart Cosgrove

    First published in 1985, this book examines how workers theatre movements intended their performances to be activist — perceiving art as a weapon of struggle and enlightenment — and an emancipatory act. An introductory study relates left-wing theatre groupings to the cultural narratives of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Culture, Celebrity, and the Cemetery

    Hollywood Forever, 1st Edition

    By Linda Levitt

    Monuments and memorials commemorating the dead and past events around the world have recently gained importance, not least because we are living in an era in which many are driven to record and archive the events of their lives. Cemeteries, in particular, are increasingly viewed as places…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Heritage, Tourism, and Community

  • Museum Thresholds

    The Design and Media of Arrival, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley

    Museum Thresholds is a progressive, interdisciplinary volume and the first to explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. Bringing together an international collection of writers from different disciplines, the chapters in this volume offer different theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Museums and Racism

    1st Edition

    By Kylie Message

    Racism is a hot topic in museums today, as well as an urgent social issue. Focused on the broad field of multicultural policy, Museums and Racism examines how the Immigration Museum in Melbourne, Australia, has responded to political culture and public debate around racism. Analysis focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London, which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different, and the sense that the ideals…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • Heritage Tourism and Cities in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Honggang Xu, Trevor H.B. Sofield

    China has surged into the 21st century as one of the most rapidly modernizing countries in the world. Its burgeoning cities reflect this extraordinary growth with a dazzling array of new architectural forms and designs. In its transformation, the 5000-year old heritage of its built civilization,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge

  • The Persistence of Taste

    Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Quinn, Dave Beech, Michael Lehnert, Carol Tulloch, Stephen Wilson

    This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of the social practice of taste in the wake of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of taste. For the first time, this book unites sociologists and other social scientists with artists and curators, art theorists and art educators, and art, design and cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Migrations, Arts and Postcoloniality in the Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    By Celeste Ianniciello

    This book is focused on the transcultural memory of the Mediterranean region and the different ways it is articulated by contemporary art practices and museum projects linked to migrations, exile, diaspora and transnationality. The artistic and curatorial examples analysed in this study articulate…

    Hardback – 2018-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Art History and Visual Studies

  • Collecting and Conserving Net Art

    Moving beyond Conventional Methods, 1st Edition

    By Annet Dekker

    Collecting and Conserving Net Art explores the qualities and characteristics of net art and its influence on conservation practices. By addressing and answering some of the challenges facing net art and providing an exploration of its intersection with conservation, the book casts a new light on…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • Social Memory Technology

    Theory, Practice, Action, 1st Edition

    By Karen Worcman, Joanne Garde-Hansen

    Memory is a fundamental aspect of being and becoming, intimately entwined with space, time, place, landscape, emotion, imagination and identity. Memory studies is a burgeoning field of enquiry drawing from a range of social science, arts and humanities disciplines including human geography,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Sculptors and Design Reform in France, 1848 to 1895

    Sculpture and the Decorative Arts, 1st Edition

    By Claire Jones

    Challenging distinctions between fine and decorative art, this book begins with a critique of the Rodin scholarship, to establish how the selective study of his oeuvre has limited our understanding of French nineteenth-century sculpture. The book's central argument is that we need to include the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

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