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  1. Nefer

    The Aesthetic Ideal in Classical Egypt

    By Willie Cannon-Brown

    Series: African Studies

    This book provides an original treatment of the concept of good and beauty in ancient Egypt. It seeks to examine the dimensions of nefer, the term used to describe the good and the beautiful, within the context of ordinary life. Because the book is based upon original research on ancient Egypt...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Religion, Theatre, and Performance

    Acts of Faith

    Edited by Lance Gharavi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    The intersections of religion, politics, and performance form the loci of many of the most serious issues facing the world today, sites where some of the world’s most pressing and momentous events are contested and played out. That this circumstance warrants continued, thoughtful, and imaginative...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Adaptation Industry

    The Cultural Economy of Contemporary Literary Adaptation

    By Simone Murray

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Adaptation constitutes the driving force of contemporary culture, with stories adapted across an array of media formats. However, adaptation studies has been concerned almost exclusively with textual analysis, in particular with compare-and-contrast studies of individual novel and film pairings....

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Transmedia Television

    Audiences, New Media, and Daily Life

    By Elizabeth Evans

    Series: Comedia

    The early years of the twenty-first century have seen dramatic changes within the television industry. The development of the internet and mobile phone as platforms for content directly linked to television programming has offered a challenge to the television set’s status as the sole domestic...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Music, Social Media and Global Mobility

    MySpace, Facebook, YouTube

    By Ole J. Mjos

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This book is about the relationship between media, communication and globalization, explored through the unique empirical study of electronic music practitioners’ use of the global social media: MySpace, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. To understand the significance of the emerging nexus between...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Roman Urban Street Networks

    Streets and the Organization of Space in Four Cities

    By Alan Kaiser

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    The streets of Roman cities have received surprisingly little attention until recently. Traditionally the main interest archaeologists and classicists had in streets was in tracing the origins and development of the orthogonal layout used in Roman colonial cities. Roman Urban Street Networks is the...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Art Platforms and Cultural Production on the Internet

    By Olga Goriunova

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In this book, Goriunova offers a critical analysis of the processes that produce digital culture. Digital cultures thrive on creativity, developing new forces of organization to overcome repetition and reach brilliance. In order to understand the processes that produce culture, the author...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Autonomy and Liberalism

    By Ben Colburn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book concerns the foundations and implications of a particular form of liberal political theory. Colburn argues that one should see liberalism as a political theory committed to the value of autonomy, understood as consisting in an agent deciding for oneself what is valuable and living life in...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Political Economy from Below

    Economic Thought in Communitarian Anarchism, 1840-1914

    By Rob Knowles

    Series: New Political Economy

    Communitarian anarchism is a generic form of socialism that denies the need for a state or any other authority over the individual from above, and which requires absolute belief that the individual cannot exist outside of a community of others. This book suggests that the communitarian anarchists...

    Published June 26th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Vision for London, 1889-1914

    labour, everyday life and the LCC experiment

    By Susan D. Pennybacker

    The London County Council was a the world's largest municipal government and a laboratory for social experimentation before the Great War. It sought to master the problems of metropolitan amelioration, political economy and public culture. Pennybacker's social history tests the vision of London...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

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