Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Visual Culture Books

You are currently browsing 51–60 of 76 new and published books in the subject of Visual Culture — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 6

  1. Material Religion and Popular Culture

    By E. Frances King

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    In this study, E. Frances King explores how people first learn to relate to the images and artefacts of religious belief within their domestic environments. As a sense of religious belonging is instilled on a daily basis in the home, it also becomes emotionally linked to family, community, and...

    Published August 5th 2009 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to Visual Culture

    2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Mirzoeff

    An Introduction to Visual Culture provides a wide-ranging introduction to the now established interdisciplinary field of visual culture. Mapping a global history and theory of visual culture, An Introduction to Visual Culture asks how and why visual media have become so central to everyday life....

    Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge

  3. History Beyond the Text

    A Student’s Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources

    Edited by Sarah Barber, Corinna Peniston-Bird

    Series: Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

    Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  4. On Landscapes

    By Susan Herrington

    Series: Thinking in Action

    There is no escaping landscape: it's everywhere and part of everyone's life. Landscapes have received much less attention in aesthetics than those arts we can choose to ignore, such as painting or music – but they can tell us a lot about the ethical and aesthetic values of the societies...

    Published October 12th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Re-Enchantment

    Edited by James Elkins, David Morgan

    Series: The Art Seminar

    The near-absence of religion from contemporary discourse on art is one of the most fundamental issues in postmodernism. Artists critical of religion can find voices in the art world, but religion itself, including spirituality, is taken to be excluded by the very project of modernism. The sublime,...

    Published October 5th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Playing on the Periphery

    Sport, Identity and Memory

    By Tara Brabazon

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Part of the Sport in the Global Society series, this innovative and creative text explores collective history, memory, and sport culture, tracking the passage of sports away from England. The author investigates why ‘elite’ English sports – such as rugby and cricket – became national sports in New...

    Published September 14th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Renaissance Theory

    Edited by James Elkins, Robert Williams

    Series: The Art Seminar

    Renaissance Theory presents an animated conversation among art historians about the optimal ways of conceptualizing Renaissance art, and the links between Renaissance art and contemporary art and theory. This is the first discussion of its kind, involving not only questions within Renaissance...

    Published April 24th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Today and Tomorrow Volume 23 Art and Architecture

    Balbus or the Future of Architecture Heraclitus or the future of Films Euterpe or the Future of Art The Future of Futurism

    By Barman, Betts, McColvin, Rodker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Balbus: Or the Future of Architecture by Christian Barman This volume discusses the history and future of architecture by examining key social movements which have influenced architecture and town and country planning, such as the emancipation of women and urban traffic management in major European...

    Published April 15th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Art of the Brooklyn Bridge

    A Visual History

    By Richard Haw

    The Brooklyn Bridge is a pre-eminent global icon. It is the world’s most famous and beloved bridge, a "must-see" tourist hotspot, and a vital fact of New York life. For almost a hundred and forty years it has inspired artists of all descriptions, fueling a constant stream of paintings,...

    Published February 24th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The State of Art Criticism

    Edited by James Elkins, Michael Newman

    Series: The Art Seminar

    Art criticism is spurned by universities, but widely produced and read. It is seldom theorized and its history has hardly been investigated. The State of Art Criticism presents an international conversation among art historians and critics that considers the relation between criticism and art...

    Published December 16th 2007 by Routledge