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  • 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 – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • 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 – 2019-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • 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 – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations

    Deep Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalliopi Fouseki, Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations introduces the concept of ‘deep cities’, a novel approach to the understanding and management of sustainable historic cities that will advance knowledge about how the long-term, temporal and transformative character of urban heritage can be better…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • 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 – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design History

  • 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 – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge India

  • Heritage and Festivals in Europe

    Performing Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ullrich Kockel, Cristina Clopot, Baiba Tjarve, Máiréad Nic Craith

    Heritage and Festivals in Europe critically investigates the purpose, reach and effects of heritage festivals. Providing a comprehensive and detailed analysis of comparatively selected aspects of intangible cultural heritage, the volume demonstrates how such heritage is mobilised within events that…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Exhibitions as Research

    Experimental Methods in Museums, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bjerregaard

    Exhibitions as Research contends that museums would be more attractive to both researchers and audiences if we consider exhibitions as knowledge-in-the-making rather than platforms for disseminating already-established insights. Analysing the theoretical underpinnings and practical challenges of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Securing Urban Heritage

    Agents, Access, and Securitization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heike Oevermann, Eszter Gantner

    Securing Urban Heritage considers the impact of securitization on access to urban heritage sites. Demonstrating that symbolic spaces such as these have increasingly become the location of choice for the practice and performance of contemporary politics in the last decade, the book shows how this…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Performing Indigenous Identities on the Contemporary Australian Stage

    Land, People, Culture, 1st Edition

    By Susanne Julia Thurow

    Over the past 50 years, Indigenous Australian theatre practice has emerged as a dynamic site for the discursive reflection of culture and tradition as well as colonial legacies, leveraging the power of storytelling to create and advocate contemporary fluid conceptions of Indigeneity. Performing…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10 
    Routledge

  • Visitor Encounters with the Great Barrier Reef

    Aesthetics, Heritage, and the Senses, 1st Edition

    By Celmara Pocock

    Visitor Encounters with the Great Barrier Reef explores how visitor encounters have shaped the history and heritage of the reef. Moving beyond the visual aesthetic significance, the book highlights the importance of multi-sensual experiences in understanding the region as a UNESCO World Heritage…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Àngel Planells’ Art and the Surrealist Canon

    1st Edition

    By Anna Vives

    Having been mistakenly perceived as a follower of Salvador Dalí, Catalan surrealist painter and writer Àngel Planells (1901–1989) has passed through the history of art practically unnoticed. Yet his work suggests an influence on a number of works by Dalí, proving that a fairer way to define their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

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