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  • In Crime's Archive

    The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Biber

    This book investigates what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of legal proceedings. During the criminal trial, evidentiary material is tightly regulated; it is formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence and criminal procedure. However, these…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Designing for Socialist Need

    Industrial Design Practice in the German Democratic Republic, 1st Edition

    By Katharina Pfützner

    How does industrial design operate outside of capitalist consumer culture? Designing for Socialist Need assembles a detailed picture of industrial design practice in the socialist German Democratic Republic (GDR). Drawing on much previously unexplored material from a wide variety of sources, it not…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich, Aline Bieri

    Soccer has long been known as 'the beautiful game'. This multi-disciplinary volume explores soccer, soccer culture, and the representation of soccer in art, film, and literature, using the critical tools of aesthetics, poetics, and rhetoric. Including international contributions from scholars of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament, 1st Edition

    By Janice Helland

    Edited by Bridget Elliott

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Speculative Research

    The Lure of Possible Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Wilkie, Martin Savransky, Marsha Rosengarten

    Is another future possible? So called ‘late modernity’ is marked by the escalating rise in and proliferation of uncertainties and unforeseen events brought about by the interplay between and patterning of social–natural, techno–scientific and political-economic developments. The future has indeed…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Wrestling in Britain

    Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Litherland

    At the intersection of sport, entertainment and performance, wrestling occupies a unique position in British popular culture. This is the first book to offer a detailed historical and cultural analysis of British professional wrestling, exploring the shifting popularity of the sport as well as its…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus

    Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Charles H. Carman

    Providing a fresh evaluation of Alberti’s text On Painting (1435), along with comparisons to various works of Nicholas Cusanus - particularly his Vision of God (1450) - this study reveals a shared epistemology of vision. And, the author argues, it is one that reflects a more deeply Christian…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivism

    A Charter for the Avant-Garde, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Howard, Irena Bužinska, Z.S. Strother

    Hailed as a brilliant theoretician, Voldemārs Matvejs (best known by his pen name Vladimir Markov) was a Latvian artist who spearheaded the Union of Youth, a dynamic group championing artistic change in Russia, 1910-14. His work had a formative impact on Malevich, Tatlin, and the Constructivists…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905

    An Institutional Biography, 1st Edition

    By Diana Reynolds Cordileone

    In Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905: An Institutional Biography, Diana Cordileone applies standard methods of cultural and intellectual history for close readings of Riegl’s published texts, several of which are still unavailable in English. Further, the author compares Riegl’s work to several of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Gendered Perceptions of Florentine Last Supper Frescoes, c. 1350–1490

    1st Edition

    By Diana Hiller

    Despite the large number of monumental Last Supper frescoes which adorn refectories in Quattrocento Florence, until now no monograph has appeared in English on the Florentine Last Supper frescoes, nor has any study examined the perceptions of the original viewers. This study examines the rarely…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform

    1st Edition

    By Douglas N. Dow

    Focusing on artists and architectural complexes which until now have eluded scholarly attention in English-language publications, Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform examines through their art programs three different confraternal organizations in Florence at a…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Vincenzo Scamozzi and the Chorography of Early Modern Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Ann Marie Borys

    The first English-language overview of the contributions to Renaissance architectural culture of northern Italian architect Vincenzo Scamozzi (1548-1616), this book introduces Anglophone architects and historians to a little-known figure from a period that is recognized as one of the most…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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