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  • The Aesthetics of Scientific Data Representation

    More than Pretty Pictures

    Edited by Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard, Lotte Philipsen

    Why make colorful images of bacteria that, in reality, are colorless and too small for us to see? What is the difference between a cartoonist’s vision of outer space and the professional astronomer’s pictures – considering that neither of them have been in space, and that the astronomer’s data…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Image, Identity and John Wesley

    A Study in Portraiture

    By Peter S. Forsaith

    The face of John Wesley (1703-91), the Methodist leader, became one of the most familiar images in the English-speaking and transatlantic worlds through the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. After the dozen or so painted portraits made during his lifetime came numbers of posthumous…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Fashion Entrepreneurship

    The Creation of the Global Fashion Business

    By Neri Karra

    The fashion business permeates our lives, influencing how we perceive and express ourselves in our environment. The brands and the firms that shaped this industry have, in many ways, defined the fashion business. This book provides the first authoritative history of the global fashion industry,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror

    Sensible Interventions

    By Jenifer Chao

    Cultural Resistance, 9/11, and the War on Terror: Sensible Interventions offers a fresh account of the enduring cultural legacies of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks and the global war on terror through the critical lens of cultural resistance. It assesses the intersecting ways that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice

    By Marian Macken

    Binding Space: The Book as Spatial Practice explores the potential role of artists’ books within the realm of architectural representation and the design process. In four main sections, the book examines the relationships between the drawing, the building, and the book. Binding Space demonstrates…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Nietzsche and the Fate of Art

    By Philip Pothen

    This title was first published in 2002. Challenging the accepted orthodoxy on Nietzsche's views on art, this book seeks both to challenge and to establish a new set of concerns as far as discourses on Nietzsche's thoughts on aesthetics are concerned, whilst at the same time using such insights to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture

    Edited by Deborah Schneiderman, Amy Campos

    Interiors Beyond Architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture. It presents contemporary case studies from a historically nuanced and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Isn’t that Clever

    A Philosophical Account of Humor and Comedy

    By Steven Gimbel

    Isn’t That Clever provides a new account of the nature of humor – the cleverness account – according to which humor is intentional conspicuous acts of playful cleverness. By defining humor in this way, answers can be found to longstanding questions about humor ethics (Are there jokes that are wrong…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Greenwashing Culture

    By Toby Miller

    Greenwashing Culture examines culture’s complicity with our environmental crisis. It reveals both the social license it often gives gas and petroleum industries to operate and the ecological impact of cultural production itself. Firstly, the book outlines the basic theoretical concepts and material…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Peter Paul Rubens and the Counter-Reformation Crisis of the Beati moderni

    By Ruth S. Noyes

    Peter Paul Rubens and the Crisis of the Beati Moderni takes up the question of the issues involved in the formation of recent saints - or Beati moderni (modern Blesseds) as they were called - by the Jesuits and Oratorians in the new environment of increased strictures and censorship that developed…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Arts Education and Curriculum Studies

    The Contributions of Rita L. Irwin

    Edited by Mindy R. Carter, Valerie Triggs

    Highlighting Rita L. Irwin’s significant work in the fields of curriculum studies and arts education, this collection honors her well-known contribution of a/r/tography to curriculum studies in the form of arts based educational research and, beyond this, her contributions towards understanding the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

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