Visual Anthropology Products

  • Adventure Comics and Youth Cultures in India

    1st Edition

    By Raminder Kaur, Saif Eqbal

    This pioneering book presents a history and ethnography of adventure comic books for young people in India with a particular focus on vernacular superheroism. It chronicles popular and youth culture in the subcontinent from the mid-twentieth century to the contemporary era dominated by creative…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge India

  • Japanese Love Hotels

    A Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Chaplin

    Drawing on theories of place, consumption and identity, Sarah Chaplin details the evolution of the love hotel in urban Japan since the 1950s. Love hotels emerged in the late 1950s following a ban of licensed prostitution, then were extremely popular in the 1970s, were then legislated against in the…

    Paperback – 2010-10-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • New York Underground

    The Anatomy of a City, 1st Edition

    By Julia Solis

    Did alligators ever really live in New York's sewers? What's it like to explore the old aqueducts beneath the city? How many levels are beneath Grand Central Station? And how exactly did the pneumatic tube system that New York's post offices used to employ work? In this richly illustrated…

    Paperback – 2007-11-26
    Routledge

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