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  1. Hegel on Beauty

    By Julia Peters

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

    While the current philosophical debate surrounding Hegel’s aesthetics focuses heavily on the philosopher’s controversial ‘end of art’ thesis, its participants rarely give attention to Hegel’s ideas on the nature of beauty and its relation to art. This study seeks to remedy this oversight by placing...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Law for Artists

    Copyright, the obscene and all the things in between

    By Blu Tirohl

    Written especially for professional artists and those studying the visual arts, Law for Artists is an accessible guide to those aspects of law that impact on artists and their work. It encompasses a comprehensive range of creative practices including fine art, photography, the graphic and plastic...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying

    The Museum in South Asia

    Edited by Saloni Mathur, Kavita Singh

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    This volume brings together a range of essays that offer a new perspective on the dynamic history of the museum as a cultural institution in South Asia. It traces the museum from its origin as a tool of colonialism and adoption as a vehicle of sovereignty in the nationalist period, till its role in...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge India

  4. Negotiating Cultural Identity

    Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History

    Edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray

    Series: Archaeology and Religion

    This volume breaks new ground by conceptualizing landscape as a dynamic cultural complex in which the natural world and human practice are inextricably linked and are constantly interacting. It examines the social and cultural construction of space in the early medieval period in South Asia, as...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge India

  5. Ancient Egyptian Jewellery

    By Alix Wilkinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    First published in 1971, this book was the first major survey ever made in this field. It includes all the main museum collections in the world, and enables comparative study of almost all the known jewellery from predynastic times to the end of the XXVIth Dynasty (525 B.C.) to be made. The...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Celtic Craftsmanship in Bronze

    By H.E. Kilbride-Jones

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is primarily concerned with the craftsmanship of the Bronzesmiths of Britain and Ireland during the period from the beginning of the first century AD until the end of the seventh century. The period covered takes in a number of eras: the pre-Occupation era of the first century; the...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Animals into Art

    Edited by Howard Morphy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986 which addressed world archaeology in its widest sense, investigating how people lived in the past and how and why changes took place to result in the forms of society and culture which exist now...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Rock Art of Africa

    By A.R. Willcox

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    It has long been known that all forms of art – rock paintings, carvings and scribings, and also portable sculpture – are present at various locations throughout Africa. This book was the first inclusive survey and brings together in one volume accounts of African rock art which were previously...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. New Approaches to Ruskin (Routledge Revivals)

    Thirteen Essays

    By Robert Hewison

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The study of Ruskin’s work and influence is now a feature of several critical disciplines. New Approaches to Ruskin, first published in 1981, reflects this, gathering some of the most distinguished writers on Ruskin and joining them with others who have undertaken significant research in the field...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. The International Recording Industries

    Edited by Lee Marshall

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The recording industry has been a major focus of interest for cultural commentators throughout the twenty-first century. As the first major content industry to have its production and distribution patterns radically disturbed by the internet, the recording industry’s content, attitudes and...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge