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  • The Routledge Handbook of the American South

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The study of the American South is still growing, evolving, and deepening as an academic field. Over the past few decades historians have come together with sociologists, musicologists, geographers, and others to broaden the ways in which we study the American South. Rather than just a rehashing of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Commemorative Spaces of the First World War

    Historical Geographies at the Centenary

    Edited by James Wallis, David Harvey

    This is the first book to bring together an interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged and global perspective on the First World War through the lens of historical geography. Seeking to move away from military history and memory studies, contributors explore conceptual contributions of geography to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Oral History and Australian Generations

    Edited by Katie Holmes, Alistair Thomson

    From 2011 to 2014 the Australian Generations Oral History Project recorded 300 interviews with Australians born between 1920 and 1989. The contributions to this book, a result of this project, reflect on the practice of oral history and how interviews can illuminate Australian social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Heritage and the Legacy of the Past in Contemporary British Literature and Culture

    By Ryan Trimm

    Bringing together heritage studies and literary studies, this book examines heritage as a ubiquitous trope in contemporary Britain, a seemingly inescapable figure for relations to the past. Inheritance has been an important metaphor for characterizing cultural and political traditions since the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Spectral Spaces and Hauntings

    Edited by Christina Lee

    This anthology explores the spatial dimension and politics of haunting. It considers how the ‘appearance’ of absence, emptiness and the imperceptible can indicate an overwhelming presence of something that once was, and still is, (t)here. At its core, the book asks: how and why do certain places…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Geography of Nostalgia

    Global and Local Perspectives on Modernity and Loss

    By Alastair Bonnett

    We are familiar with the importance of 'progress' and 'change'. But what about loss? Across the world, from Beijing to Birmingham, people are talking about loss: about the loss that occurs when populations try to make new lives in new lands as well as the loss of traditions, languages and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Cultural Sustainability and Regional Development

    Theories and practices of territorialisation

    Edited by Joost Dessein, Elena Battaglini, Lummina Horlings

    Meeting the aims of sustainability is becoming increasingly difficult; at the same time, the call for culture is becoming more powerful. This book explores the relationships between culture, sustainability and regional change through the concept of ‘territorialisation’. This new concept describes…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics

    By Janet Marstine

    Critical Practice is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries between art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. Marstine demonstrates how convergences between institutional critique and socially engaged practice, as represented by the term ‘critical practice’, can create…

    Paperback – 2017-01-18 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Heritage Conservation and Japan's Cultural Diplomacy

    Heritage, National Identity and National Interest

    By Natsuko Akagawa

    Japan’s heritage conservation policy and practice, as deployed through its foreign aid programs, has become one of the main means through which post-World War II Japan has sought to mark its presence in the international arena, both globally and regionally. Heritage conservation has been intimately…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Global Mobilities

    Refugees, Exiles, and Immigrants in Museums and Archives

    Edited by Amy K. Levin

    Global Mobilities illustrates the significant engagement of museums and archives with populations that have experienced forced or willing migration: emigrants, exiles, refugees, asylum seekers, and others. The volume explores the role of public institutions in the politics of integration and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Intangible Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Peter Davis, Michelle L. Stefano

    This collection provides an in-depth and up-to-date examination of the concept of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the issues surrounding its value to society. Critically engaging with the UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the book also discusses…

    Hardback – 2016-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Global Heritage Assemblages

    Development and Modern Architecture in Africa

    By Christoph Rausch

    UNESCO aims to tackle Africa’s under-representation on its World Heritage List by inscribing instances of nineteenth- and twentieth-century modern architecture and urban planning there. But, what is one to make of the utopias of progress and development for which these buildings and sites stand?…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

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