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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Photography: A Critical Introduction

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    This seminal text for photography students identifies key debates in photographic theory, stimulates discussion and evaluation of the critical use of photographic images and ways of seeing. This new edition retains the thematic structure and text features of its predecessors but also expands...

    Published March 31st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Photographs Objects Histories

    On the Materiality of Images

    Edited by Elizabeth Edwards, Janice Hart

    This innovative volume explores the idea that while photographs are images, they are also objects, and this materiality is integral to their meaning and use. The case studies presented focus on photographs active in different institutional, political, religious and domestic spheres, where physical...

    Published March 24th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Architecture as Experience

    Radical Change in Spatial Practice

    Edited by Dana Arnold, Andrew Ballantyne

    Architecture as Experience investigates the perception and appropriation of places across intervals of time and culture. The particular concern of the volume is to bring together fresh empirical research and animate it through contact with theoretical sophistication, without overwhelming the...

    Published March 10th 2004 by Routledge

  6. The Photography Reader

    Edited by Liz Wells

    The Photography Reader is a comprehensive introduction to theories of photography; its production; and its uses and effects. Including articles by photographers from Edward Weston to Jo Spence, as well as key thinkers like Roland Barthes, Victor Burgin and Susan Sontag, the essays trace the...

    Published November 13th 2002 by Routledge

  7. The New Art History

    A Critical Introduction

    By Jonathan Harris

    The New Art History provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental changes which have occurred in both the institutions and practice of art history over the last thirty years. Jonathan Harris examines and accounts for the new approaches to the study of art which have been grouped loosely...

    Published September 19th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Beyond the Frame

    Feminism and Visual Culture, Britain 1850 -1900

    By Deborah Cherry

    Beyond the Frame rewrites the history of Victorian art to explore the relationships between feminism and visual culture in a period of heady excitement and political struggle. Artists were caught up in campaigns for women's enfranchisement, education and paid work, and many were drawn into...

    Published November 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  9. Ingres Then, and Now

    By Adrian Rifkin

    Ingres Then, and Now is an innovative study of one of the best-known French artists of the nineteenth century, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. Adrian Rifkin re-evaluates Ingres' work in the context of a variety of literary, musical and visual cultures which are normally seen as alien to him....

    Published December 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  10. Diaspora and Visual Culture

    Representing Africans and Jews

    Edited by Nicholas Mirzoeff

    This is the first book to examine the connections between diaspora - the movement, whether forced or voluntary, of a nation or group of people from one homeland to another - and its representations in visual culture. Two foundational articles by Stuart Hall and the painter R.B. Kitaj provide points...

    Published October 27th 1999 by Routledge