Sites, Representations and Histories of Conflict
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Contested Spaces by Louise Purbrick
Book DescriptionContested Spaces is a global study of sites of conflict, places of loss, fear, resistance and pilgrimage where the materiality of violence forcibly brings the past into the present. The collection examines a series of internationally significant sites and how they are inhabited, represented, witnessed and visited.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230013360
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Louise Purbrick
Donovan Wylie, Hardback (March 2010)
Between 2002 and 2003, Donovan Wylie spent almost a hundred days photographing inside the Maze prison. He was granted official and unlimited access to the site, and when the demolition of the prison began, symbolizing the end of the conflict in 2007, he recorded its demise. This title presents his photographs which document this period.
Wedding Present, Hardback (January 2007)
In this fascinating work, Louise Purbrick offers an alternative analysis of contemporary domestic consumption. She investigates the ritualized presentation of objects upon marriage, and their subsequent cycles of exchange within the domestic sphere. Presenting new material on the enactment of exchange relationships within everyday domesticity.
Great Exhibition of 1851, Paperback (October 2001)» View all books by Louise Purbrick
This collection of essays exposes how meaning has been produced around the Great Exhibition. Critics and historians of art, culture, design and literature have been brought together to examine the objects, the images, the documents and the fictions of 1851.
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Author Biography - Louise Purbrick
MICHAEL DEAR Department of Geography, University of Southern California, USA SEAN FIELD Centre for Popular Memory and the Historical Studies Department, University of Cape Town, South Africa PATRICK HAGOPIAN Lecturer in American Studies, Lancaster University JACQUELINE HOLZER Doctoral student in the Department of Geography, University of Southern California, USA GERD KNISCHEWSKI Senior Lecturer in German Politics, University of Portsmouth, UK DEBBIE LISLE School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy, Queen's University Belfast, UK CAHAL MCLAUGHLIN Senior Lecturer in Media Studies, the University of Ulster, UK TONY POLLARD Director of the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology, University of Glasgow, UK WENDY PULLAN Senior Lecturer in the History and Philosophy of Architecture, University of Cambridge, UK PETER READ Deputy Director of National Centre for Indigenous Studies, the Australian National University ULLA SPITTLER Principal Lecturer in German, University of Brighton, UK HAIFA ZANGANA Painter, writer and author of Through the Vast Halls of Memory
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