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  • The International Politics of Fashion

    Being Fab in a Dangerous World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Behnke

    This book seeks to address and fill a puzzling omission in contemporary critical IR scholarship. Following on from the aesthetic turn in IR, critical and ‘postmodern’ IR has produced an impressive array of studies into movies, literature, music and art and the way these media produce, mediate, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Musical Improvisation and Open Forms in the Age of Beethoven

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gianmario Borio, Angela Carone

    Improvisation was a crucial aspect of musical life in Europe from the late eighteenth century through to the middle of the nineteenth, representing a central moment in both public occasions and the private lives of many artists. Composers dedicated themselves to this practice at length while…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Media as Politics in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sahana Udupa, Stephen McDowell

    The dramatic expansion of the media and communications sector since the 1990s has brought South Asia on the global scene as a major center for media production and consumption. This book is the first overview of media expansion and its political ramifications in South Asia during these years of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Music-Dance

    Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrizia Veroli, Gianfranco Vinay

    Music-Dance explores the identity of choreomusical work, its complex authorship and its modes of reception as well as the cognitive processes involved in the reception of dance performance. Scholars of dance and music analyse the ways in which a musical score changes its prescriptive status when it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Edwards, Elena Ene D-Vasilescu

    This volume illustrates the complexity and variety of early Christian thought on the subject of the image of God as a theological concept, and the difficulties that arise even in the interpretation of particular authors who gave a cardinal place to the image of God in their expositions of Christian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Understanding Scotland Musically

    Folk, Tradition and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon McKerrell, Gary West

    Scottish traditional music has been through a successful revival in the mid-twentieth century and has now entered a professionalised and public space. Devolution in the UK and the surge of political debate surrounding the independence referendum in Scotland in 2014 led to a greater scrutiny of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Genesis and Development of an English Organ Sonata

    1st Edition

    By Iain Quinn

    This volume considers the influences and development of the English organ sonata tradition that began in the 1850s with compositions by W. T. Best and William Spark. With the expansion of the instrument’s capabilities came an opportunity for organist-composers to consider the repertoire anew with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Theory and Practice in the Music of the Islamic World

    Essays in Honour of Owen Wright, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Harris, Martin Stokes

    This volume of original essays is dedicated to Owen Wright in recognition of his formative contribution to the study of music in the Islamic Middle East. Wright’s work, which comprises, at the time of writing, six field-defining volumes and countless articles, has reconfigured the relationship…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Beth Egenhoefer

    The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design considers the design, not only of artifacts, but of structures, systems, and interactions that bear our decisions and identities in the context of sustaining our shared planet.  In addressing issues of design for global impact, behavior change, systems…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt

    Image and Ideology before the New Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By Laurel Bestock

    Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt examines the use of Egyptian pictures of violence prior to the New Kingdom. Starting with the assertion that making and displaying such images served as a tactic of power, related to but separate from the actual practice of violence, the book explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • The Beatles in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Carolyn S. Stevens

    Following their first tour to Japan in 1966, the Beatles would become an important part of Japan’s postwar cultural development and its deepening relationship with the West. By the 1960s Japan’s dramatic rise in prosperity and the self-confidence of the country’s ‘economic miracle’ period were…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

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