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New and Published Books

  1. Japanese Visual Culture: Explorations in the World of Manga and Anime

    Explorations in the World of Manga and Anime

    By Mark Wheeler Macwilliams, Mark W. MacWilliams

    Born of Japan's cultural encounter with Western entertainment media, manga (comic books or graphic novels) and anime (animated films) are two of the most universally recognized forms of contemporary mass culture. Because they tell stories through visual imagery, they vault over language barriers....

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mesoamerican Myth: A Treasury of Central American Legends, Art, and History

    A Treasury of Central American Legends, Art, and History

    By Anita Ganeri

    In order to understand the course of economic and social disintegration in the Soviet Union, various questions were put to Soviet officials and economic and other policy advisors of the 1980s. This text assembles the analyses of key issues and turning points into a history of the systemic collapse....

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sites of Popular Music Heritage

    Memories, Histories, Places

    Edited by Sara Cohen, Robert Knifton, Marion Leonard, Les Roberts

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This volume examines the location of memories and histories of popular music and its multiple pasts, exploring the different ‘places’ in which popular music can be situated, including the local physical site, the museum storeroom and exhibition space, and the digitized archive and display space...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Social Networks and Music Worlds

    Edited by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew, Paul Widdop

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Quincy Jones

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Clarence Bernard Henry

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Quincy Jones: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography and discography on one of the most prolific composers, arrangers, and conductors in American music. This reference work will appeal to wide range of musicologists, ethnomusicologists and cultural studies scholars....

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Emergence of Rock and Roll

    Music and the Rise of American Youth Culture

    By Mitchell K. Hall

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    Rock and roll music evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and 1950s, as a combination of African American blues, country, pop, and gospel music produced a new musical genre. Even as it captured the ears of the nation, rock and roll was the subject of controversy and contention....

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Lady Gaga and Popular Music

    Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture

    Edited by Martin Iddon, Melanie L. Marshall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book is a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary examination of the music and figure of Lady Gaga, combining approaches from scholars in cultural studies, art, fashion, and music. It represents one of the first scholarly volumes devoted to Lady Gaga, who has become, over a few short years, central...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Popular Music in a Digital Music Economy

    Problems and Practices for an Emerging Service Industry

    By Tim J. Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    In the late 1990s, the MP3 became the de facto standard for digital audio files and the networked computer began to claim a significant place in the lives of more and more listeners. The dovetailing of these two circumstances is the basis of a new mode of musical production and distribution where...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Experiencing Jazz

    Online Access to Music Token, 2nd Edition

    By Richard J. Lawn

    This token provides access to the companion website and streaming audio anthology for Richard J. Lawn's Experiencing Jazz. Course components The complete course comprises the textbook and Online Access to Music token, which are available to purchase separately. The textbook and Online Access to...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Popular Music Fandom

    Identities, Roles and Practices

    Edited by Mark Duffett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book explores popular music fandom from a cultural studies perspective that incorporates popular music studies, audience research, and media fandom. The essays draw together recent work on fandom in popular music studies and begin a dialogue with the wider field of media fan research, raising...

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge