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  1. Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography

    Edited by John Hannavy

    The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of world photography up to the beginning of the twentieth century. It sets out to be the standard, definitive reference work on the subject for years to come. Its coverage is global – an important ‘first’ in...

    Published August 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  2. Making Art History

    A Changing Discipline and its Institutions

    Edited by Elizabeth Mansfield

    Making Art History is a collection of essays by contemporary scholars on the practice and theory of art history as it responds to institutions as diverse as art galleries and museums, publishing houses and universities, school boards and professional organizations, political parties and...

    Published May 15th 2007 by Routledge

  3. History of the Restoration and Conservation of Works of Art

    By Alessandro Conti, Helen Glanville

    At times controversial and uncompromising, always intellectually honest, Alessandro Conti’s book is - astonishingly – the only attempt to comprehensively chart in time, the changing impact of man’s desire to preserve for future generations the materials, meaning and appearances of works of art....

    Published April 16th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Light for Art's Sake

    By Christopher Cuttle

    Conservation scientists in museums and galleries have a clear understanding of the damage that light can inflict on an object, but what of the designers that create exhibitions to display these precious items? Light for Arts Sake provides a basis for a level of professional expertise for lighting...

    Published March 26th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Material Matters

    Architecture and Material Practice

    Edited by Katie Lloyd Thomas

    Bringing together texts and work by theorists and practitioners who are making material central to their work, this book reflects the diverse areas of inquiry which are expanding current material discourse. Focusing on the cultural, political, economic, technological and intellectual forces which...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  6. Art History: The Key Concepts

    By Jonathan Harris

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Art History: The Key Concepts is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Japonisme in Britain

    Whistler, Menpes, Henry, Hornel and nineteenth-century Japan

    By Ayako Ono

    Japan held a profound fascination for western artists in the latter half of the nineteenth century and the influence of Japonisme on western art was pervasive. Paradoxically, just as western artists were beginning to find inspiration in Japan and Japanese art, Japan was opening to the western world...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  8. In the Aftermath of Art

    Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics

    By Donald Preziosi, Johanne Lamoureux

    Series: Critical Voices in Art, Theory and Culture

    By juxtaposing issues and problems, Donald Preziosi's latest collection of essays, In the Aftermath of Art, opens up multiple interpretive possibilities by bringing to the surface hidden resonances in the implications of each text. In re-reading his own writings, Preziosi opens up alternatives to...

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Bible in Western Culture

    The Student's Guide

    By Dee Dyas, Esther Hughes

    The influence of the Bible in Western culture is immeasurable, but these days few of us know much about it. Presenting concise and accessible introductions to the Bible's most important characters, stories and themes, this text encourages better understanding, study and analysis of the Christian...

    Published June 13th 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Photography Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Terence Wright

    Series: Media Practice

    Revised and updated, this second edition of The Photography Handbook provides an introduction to the principles of photographic practice and theory and offers guidelines for the systematic study of photographic media. Including a new chapter on the ethics of photojournalism, and an expanded...

    Published March 31st 2004 by Routledge