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  • Hip-Hop Authenticity and the London Scene

    Living Out Authenticity in Popular Music

    By Laura Speers

    This book explores the highly-valued, and often highly-charged, ideal of authenticity in hip-hop — what it is, why it is important, and how it affects the day-to-day life of rap artists. By analyzing the practices, identities, and struggles that shape the lives of rappers in the London scene, the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Scotland and Tourism

    The Long View, 1700–2015

    By Alastair J. Durie

    Tourism has long been important to Scotland. It has become all the more significant as the financial sector has faltered and other mainstays are in apparent long-term decline. Yet there is no assessment of this industry and its place over the long run, no one account of what it has meant to…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • The New Generation Witches

    Teenage Witchcraft in Contemporary Culture

    By Peg Aloi

    Edited by Hannah E. Johnston

    From the shelves of mainstream bookstores and the pages of teen magazines, to popular films and television series, contemporary culture at the turn of the twenty-first century has been fascinated with teenage identity and the presence of magic and the occult. Alongside this profusion of products…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Painting the Bible

    Representation and Belief in Mid-Victorian Britain

    By Michaela Giebelhausen

    Painting the Bible is the first book to investigate the transformations that religious painting underwent in mid-Victorian England. It charts the emergence of a Protestant realist painting in a period of increasing doubt, scientific discovery and biblical criticism. The book analyzes the position…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    British Art and Visual Culture since 1750 New Readings

  • Humans and Other Animals in Eighteenth-Century British Culture

    Representation, Hybridity, Ethics

    Edited by Frank Palmeri

    Combining historical and interpretive work, this collection examines changing perceptions of and relations between human and nonhuman animals in Britain over the long eighteenth century. Persistent questions concern modes of representing animals and animal-human hybrids, as well as the ethical…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Museums and Design Education

    Looking to Learn, Learning to See

    By Rebecca Reynolds

    Edited by Beth Cook

    How can museum educators and higher education tutors enhance the way HE students use museums? There are many examples in the UK of museums and universities working together in productive and innovative ways, but these relationships tend to be based on individual enthusiasm and opportunistic…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Women's Wealth and Women's Writing in Early Modern England

    'Little Legacies' and the Materials of Motherhood

    By Elizabeth Mazzola

    Focusing on both literary and material networks in early modern England, this book examines the nature of women's wealth, its peculiar laws of transmission and accumulation, and how a world of goods and favors, mothers and daughters was transformed by market culture. Drawing on the long and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • The History of Opposition to Blood Sports in Twentieth Century England

    Hunting at Bay

    By Michael Tichelar

    An interdisciplinary social history, this book examines the major pressures and influences that brought about the remarkable growth of opposition to hunting in twentieth century England. With public opinion consistently deciding from the middle of the century onward that hunting mammals for sport…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Lifestyle Migration

    Expectations, Aspirations and Experiences

    By Michaela Benson

    Edited by Karen O'Reilly

    Relatively affluent individuals from various corners of the globe are increasingly choosing to migrate, spurred on by the promise of a better and more fulfilling way of life within their destination. Despite its increasing scale, migration academics have yet to consolidate and establish lifestyle…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Church in Anglican Theology

    A Historical, Theological and Ecumenical Exploration

    By Kenneth A. Locke

    This book is the first systematic attempt to describe a coherent and comprehensive Anglican understanding of Church. Rather than focusing on one school of thought, Dr Locke unites under one ecclesiological umbrella the seemingly disparate views that have shaped Anglican reflections on Church. He…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Queer Renaissance Historiography

    Backward Gaze

    By Vin Nardizzi, Stephen Guy-Bray

    Dealing with questions of the meaning of eroticism in Renaissance England and its separation from other affective relations, Queer Renaissance Historiography examines the distinctive arrangement of sexuality during this period, and the role that queer theory has played in our understanding of this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Official History of the Cabinet Secretaries

    By Ian Beesley

    This book is the official history of British Cabinet Secretaries, the most senior civil servants in UK government, from the post-war period up to 2002. In December 1916 Maurice Hankey sat at the Cabinet table to take the first official record of Cabinet decisions. Prior to this there had been no…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

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