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  • Sustainability in an Imaginary World

    Art and the Question of Agency, 1st Edition

    By David Maggs, John Robinson

    Sustainability in an Imaginary World explores the social agency of art and its connection to complex issues of sustainability. Over the past decade, interest in art’s agency has ballooned as an increasing number of fields turn to the arts with ever-expanding expectations. Yet just as art is being…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cristián Simonetti

    In attending to surfaces, as they wrap, layer and grow within sentient bodies, material formations and cosmological sates, this volume presents a series of ten anthropological studies stretching across five continents and in observation of earthly practices of making, knowing, living and dying.…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • The Tombs of Pompeii

    Organization, Space, and Society, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Campbell

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of the tombs of Pompeii and its immediate environs, examining the funerary culture of the population, delving into the importance of social class and self-representation, and developing a broad understanding of Pompeii’s funerary epigraphy and business. The…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt

    1st Edition

    By Sonia Zakrzewski, Andrew Shortland, Joanne Rowland

    Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt takes an innovative and integrated approach to the use of scientific techniques and methodologies within the study of ancient Egypt. Accessibly demonstrating how to integrate scientific methodologies into Egyptology broadly, and in Egyptian archaeology in…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Toward an Anthropology of Ambient Sound

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Guillebaud

    This volume approaches the issue of ambient sound through the ethnographic exploration of different cultural contexts including Italy, India, Egypt, France, Ethiopia, Scotland, Spain, Portugal, and Japan. It examines social, religious, and aesthetic conceptions of sound environments, what types of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Women, Consumption and Paradox

    1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy de Waal Malefyt, Maryann McCabe

    Women are the world’s most powerful consumers, yet they are largely marketed to erroneously through misconceptions and patriarchal views that distort the reality of women’s lives, bodies and work. This book examines the contradictions and mismatches between women’s everyday experiences and market…

    Paperback – 2020-05-06 
    Routledge
    Anthropology & Business

  • Fields, Capitals, Habitus

    Australian Culture, Inequalities, and Social Divisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Bennett, David Carter, Modesto Gayo, Michelle Kelly, Greg Noble

    Fields, Capitals, Habitus provides an insightful analysis of the relations between culture and society in contemporary Australia. Presenting the findings of a detailed national survey of Australian cultural tastes and practices, it demonstrates the pivotal significance of the role culture plays at…

    Paperback – 2020-06-15 
    Routledge
    CRESC

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