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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

  • 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

  • Consuming Surrealism in American Culture

    Dissident Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Zalman

    Consuming Surrealism in American Culture: Dissident Modernism argues that Surrealism worked as a powerful agitator to disrupt dominant ideas of modern art in the United States. Unlike standard accounts that focus on Surrealism in the U.S. during the 1940s as a point of departure for the ascendance…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Striking Images, Iconoclasms Past and Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stacy Boldrick, Leslie Brubaker, Richard Clay

    All cultures make, and break, images. Striking Images, Iconoclasms Past and Present explores how and why people have made and modified images and other cultural material from pre-history into the 21st century. With its impressive chronological sweep and disciplinary breadth, this is the first book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Tourism and the Creative Industries

    Theories, policies and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Long, Nigel D. Morpeth

    This book focuses on the theoretical, policy and practice linkages and disjunctures between tourism and the creative industries. There are clear and strong intersections between the sectors, for example in the development and application of new and emerging media in tourism; festivals and cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Heritage Cuisines

    Traditions, identities and tourism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    Food is one of the most fundamental elements of culture and a significant marker of regional and ethnic identity. It encompasses many other elements of cultural heritage beyond the physical ingredients required for its production. These include folklore, religion, language, familial bonds, social…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

  • Battlefield Events

    Landscape, commemoration and heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keir Reeves, Geoffrey R. Bird, Laura James, Birger Stichelbaut, Jean Bourgeois

    Battlefield Events: Landscape, Commemoration and Heritage is an investigative and analytical study into the way in which significant landscapes of war have been constructed and imagined through events over time to articulate specific narratives and denote consequence and identity. The book charts…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Constructing Destruction

    Heritage Narratives in the Tsunami City, 1st Edition

    By Trinidad Rico

    Large-scale disasters mobilize heritage professionals to a narrative of heritage-at-risk and a standardized set of processes to counter that risk. Trinidad Rico’s critical ethnography analyses heritage practices in the aftermath of the tsunami that swamped Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in 2004 and the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • Arts Governance

    People, Passion, Performance, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Rentschler

    Since the crisis in governance which led to a shortage of capable board members, recent years have seen the emergence of the enterprising arts organisation – a development which has led to the need for new types of board members who have a greater understanding of 'mission, money and merit' within…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration

    1st Edition

    By Fraser MacDonald, Charles W.J. Withers

    Focusing on aspects of the functioning of technology, and by looking at instruments and at instrumental performance, this book addresses the epistemological questions arising from examining the technological bases to geographical exploration and knowledge claims. Questions of geography and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

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