The late 20 th century French Cultural Studies: an Introduction, ed. by J. Forbes and M. Kelly, 1995. (the journal French Cultural Studies began in 1990). German Cultural Studies: an introduction, ed. by B. Burns, 1995. Spanish Cultural Studies: an introduction: the struggle for modernity, ed. by H. Graham and J.Labanyi, 1995. Italian Cultural Studies: an Introduction, ed. by D. Forgacs and R. Lumley, 1996.
The 21 st century Contemporary Spanish Cultural Studies, 2000. (Journal of Spanish cultural Studies also began in 2000). Contemporary French Cultural Studies, 2000.
Visual culture W. J. T. Mitchell, Picture Theory: essays on verbal and visual representation, 1994 Mieke Bal, Reading Rembrandt: beyond the Word-Image Opposition,  1994. Peter Wagner, Icons-Texts-Iconotexts: Essays on Ekphrasis and Intermediality, 1996. James A. W. Heffernan, Cultivating Picturacy: Visual Arts and Verbal Interventions, 2006. Lars Elleström, Media Borders, Multimodality and Intermediality, 2010.
Visual culture: institutional structures The Bristol Centre for Research in the Visual and Literary Cultures of France, 2008- Cardiff University Institute for the Study of Visual Cultures, 2006- [and Wales University Press series Studies in Visual Culture] Manchester Universitys Centre for Research in the Visual Cultures of the French-Speaking World
Italian Fashion Maria Luisa Frisa (fashion now and Italian fashion photography) Eugenia Paulicelli (fashion and Fascism, Futurism and Fashion) Valerie Steele (the Museum at FIT of NY) Nichola White (Italian postwar fashion and America)