Building Jerusalem by John Pick
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Building Jerusalem
By John Pick

Building Jerusalem

Art, Industry and the British Millennium

By (author) See other recent books by John Pick See other recent books by Malcolm Anderton
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $188.00
Your Price: $169.20 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $18.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $8.46 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days, Not for Xmas



Building Jerusalem by John Pick

Book Description

A lively and provocative account of the arts in Britain, Building Jerusalem suggests that even after fifty years of state planning of Britain's "leisure industries" the country is nevertheless approaching the millennium in a state of cultural confusion. Drawing on a wealth of historical material from Scotland, Wales, and English provincial towns, as well as the more familiar London story, Pick and Anderton contend that the original meaning of cultural language has been distorted by the fashionable phrase-making of modern government agencies, and by the inaccurate and misleading view of cultural history that is constantly presented to the public. The authors unfold fascinating stories of Britain's cultural past, before state support of the arts. They vividly relate the great changes wrought by the industrial revolution and by the development of the twentieth century media and describe the long history of Church and Royal support for the arts, as well as the long periods when all of the arts

Buy Building Jerusalem book by John Pick from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9789057024344
ISBN-10: 9057024349
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 324
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author John Pick

Arts Administration by John Pick Arts Administration, Paperback (November 1995)

Following on from the successful first edition, Arts Administration has now been updated to include arts policy under the new UK Ministry of Heritage, the workings of the national lottery and the role of ethnic minority, fringe and community

» View all books by John Pick

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Building Jerusalem book by John Pick and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by John Pick close
Building Jerusalem by John Pick
Arts Administration by John Pick
»
Recent books by Malcolm Anderton close
Arts Administration by Malcolm Anderton
Building Jerusalem by Malcolm Anderton
Arts Administration by Malcolm Anderton
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close