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  • Empress Eugénie and the Arts

    Politics and Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Alison McQueen

    Reconstructing Empress Eugénie's position as a private collector and a public patron of a broad range of media, this study is the first to examine Eugénie (1826-1920), whose patronage of the arts has been overlooked even by her many biographers. The empress's patronage and collecting is considered…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Learning at the Museum Frontiers

    Identity, Race and Power, 1st Edition

    By Viv Golding

    In Learning at the Museum Frontiers, Viv Golding argues that the museum has the potential to function as a frontier - a zone where learning is created, new identities are forged and new connections made between disparate groups and their own histories. She draws on a range of theoretical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Travel, Tourism and Art

    1st Edition

    By Tijana Rakić, Jo-Anne Lester

    Art, in its many forms, has long played an important role in people’s imagination, experience and remembrance of places, cultures and travels as well as in their motivation to travel. Travel and tourism, on the other hand, have also inspired numerous artists and featured in many artworks. The…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Ferriby Boats

    Seacraft of the Bronze Age, 1st Edition

    By Edward Wright

    In 1937 the author, then aged 19, found the remains of an ancient boat at Ferriby on the Humber shore. This book is his own account of his discoveries, excavations and research over 50 years since the first boat find. The importance of this and the subsequent finds was only fully recognised…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present

    A Cultural History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Gould, Sophie Mesplède

    A cultural history of the first truly modern art market, Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present furthers the burgeoning exploration of Britain's struggle to carve a niche for itself on the international art scene. Bringing together scholars from the UK, US, Europe, and Asia, this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Place-making for the Imagination: Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill

    1st Edition

    By Marion Harney

    Drawing together landscape, architecture and literature, Strawberry Hill, the celebrated eighteenth-century ’Gothic’ villa and garden beside the River Thames, is an autobiographical site, where we can read the story of its creator, Horace Walpole. This 'man of taste' created private resonances,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Potters and Patrons in Edo Period Japan

    Takatori Ware and the Kuroda Domain, 1st Edition

    By Andrew L. Maske

    Potters and Patrons in Edo Period Japan: Takatori Ware and the Kuroda Domain traces the development of one of Japan's best-documented ceramic types, from its beginnings around 1600 until the abolition of the domain system in 1871. Using historical records, archaeological material from early kilns…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Shoah Presence: Architectural Representations of the Holocaust

    1st Edition

    By Eran Neuman

    Through the analysis of several commemorative acts in space, matter and image, namely museums and memorials, this book reflects on the ways in which architecture as a discipline, a practice and a discourse represents the Holocaust. In doing so, it problematises how one presents an extreme…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Paradata and Transparency in Virtual Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, Hugh Denard

    Computer-Generated Images (CGIs) are widely used and accepted in the world of entertainment but the use of the very same visualization techniques in academic research in the Arts and Humanities remains controversial. The techniques and conceptual perspectives on heritage visualization are a subject…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Travel, Collecting, and Museums of Asian Art in Nineteenth-Century Paris

    1st Edition

    By Ting Chang

    Travel, Collecting, and Museums of Asian Art in Nineteenth-Century Paris examines a history of contact between modern Europe and East Asia through three collectors: Henri Cernuschi, Emile Guimet, and Edmond de Goncourt. Drawing on a wealth of material including European travelogues of the East and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice, 1st Edition

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country-by-country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Material Cultures, 1740–1920

    The Meanings and Pleasures of Collecting, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Potvin, Alla Myzelev

    Interweaving notions of identity and subjectivity, spatial contexts, materiality and meaning, this collection makes a significant contribution to debates around the status and interpretation of visual and material culture. Material Cultures, 1740-1920 has four primary theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

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