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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
In Sustaining Cultural Development, Biljana Mickov and James Doyle argue that effective programmes to promote greater participation in cultural life require substantial investment in research and strategic planning. Using studies from contributors from cities throughout Europe, they look at ways to promote cultural life as the centre of the broader... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 200.95
A Companion to Media Authorship offers 28 groundbreaking chapters which investigate the practices, attributions, and meanings of authorship. Revitalizing the study within media and cultural studies, this diverse and global collection provides the definitive work on the subject. Rethinks cultures of authorship and challenges the concept of auteurism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. Here authors combine a methodological focus on memory as performance with a theoretical focus on art and popular culture as practices of remembrance. The essays in the book thus analyze what is at stake in... more...
- Duke University Press 2012; US$ 99.95
What We Made presents a series of fifteen conversations in which contemporary artists who create activist, participatory work discuss the cooperative process. Colleagues from fields including architecture, art history, urban planning, and new media join the conversations. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
This study explores the relationship between synesthesia--the experience of a sensation in one perceptual domain triggering a sensation in another perceptual domain--and the arts (including painting, photography, music and literature). Its aim is twofold: to introduce readers as yet unfamiliar with synesthesia to this intriguing phenomenon by focusing... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 75.00
In The Politics of Dialogic Imagination , Katsuya Hirano seeks to understand why, with its seemingly unrivaled power, the Tokugawa shogunate of early modern Japan tried so hard to regulate the ostensibly unimportant popular culture of Edo (present-day Tokyo)—including fashion, leisure activities, prints, and theater. He does so by examining... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
`A major contribution to the developing field of the study of cultural performance ... a very impressive collection of essays from a number of the leading scholars in the field' - Marvin Carlson, City University of New York more...