• International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritage book cover

    International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    By Craig Forrest

    The world’s cultural heritage is under threat from war, illicit trafficking, social and economic upheaval, unregulated excavation and neglect. Over a period of almost fifty years, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has adopted five international conventions that…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17
    Routledge

  • Global Chinese Cinema: The Culture and Politics of 'Hero' book cover

    Global Chinese Cinema

    The Culture and Politics of 'Hero', 1st Edition

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley

    The film Hero, directed by Zhang Yimou and released in 2002, is widely regarded as the first globally successful indigenous Chinese blockbuster. A big expensive film with multiple stars, spectacular scenery, and astonishing action sequences, it touched on key questions of Chinese culture, nation…

    Paperback – 2011-08-17
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Ethiopia in Transit: Millennial Quest for Stability and Continuity book cover

    Ethiopia in Transit

    Millennial Quest for Stability and Continuity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pietro Toggia, Abebe Zegeye

    The writings in this edition explore historical and contemporary issues in Ethiopia as the country underwent change and celebrated its new millennium. However, despite the recognizance of socio-economic and political changes, Ethiopia still faces enduring problems and challenges to its stability…

    Hardback – 2011-02-04
    Routledge

  • Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights: Intersections in Theory and Practice book cover

    Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights

    Intersections in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Langfield, William Logan, Mairead Nic Craith

    This theoretically innovative anthology investigates the problematic linkages between conserving cultural heritage, maintaining cultural diversity, defining and establishing cultural citizenship, and enforcing human rights. It is the first publication to address the notions of cultural diversity,…

    Paperback – 2009-11-30
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Heritage and Identity: Engagement and Demission in the Contemporary World book cover

    Heritage and Identity

    Engagement and Demission in the Contemporary World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Anico, Elsa Peralta

    Heritage and Identity explores the complex ways in which heritage actively contributes to the construction and representation of identities in contemporary societies, providing a comprehensive account of the diverse conceptions of heritage and identity across different continents and cultures.…

    Paperback – 2008-11-26
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • New York Underground: The Anatomy of a City book cover

    New York Underground

    The Anatomy of a City, 1st Edition

    By Julia Solis

    Did alligators ever really live in New York's sewers? What's it like to explore the old aqueducts beneath the city? How many levels are beneath Grand Central Station? And how exactly did the pneumatic tube system that New York's post offices used to employ work? In this richly illustrated…

    Paperback – 2007-11-26
    Routledge

  • Cements, Limes and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture and Properties book cover

    Cements, Limes and Plasters

    Their Materials, Manufacture and Properties, 1st Edition

    By Edwin Clarence Eckel

    Edwin Eckel's exceptionally detailed volume, published in 1928, presents a wealth of information drawing on his own research as well as the work of all the eminent international authorities in the field of lime mortars and cements. It captures the fascinating development of building materials from…

    Hardback – 2005-11-01
    Routledge

  • The Multicultural Riddle: Rethinking National, Ethnic and Religious Identities book cover

    The Multicultural Riddle

    Rethinking National, Ethnic and Religious Identities, 1st Edition

    By Gerd Baumann

    Multicultural Riddle is a comprehensive exploration of all the issues that shape our search for a multicultural society. The book examines how we can establish a state of justice and equality between and among three groups: those who believe in a unified national culture, those who trace their…

    Paperback – 1999-03-22
    Routledge

  • History and Heritage: Illustrated Edition book cover

    History and Heritage

    Illustrated Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Ditchfield, John Arnold, Kate Davies

    Just what is it that we want from the past? History offers us true stories about the past; heritage sells or provides us with the past we appear to desire. The dividing line between history and heritage is, however, far from clear. This collection of papers addresses the division between history…

    Hardback – 1998-01-30
    Routledge

  • Twilight Memories: Marking Time in a Culture of Amnesia book cover

    Twilight Memories

    Marking Time in a Culture of Amnesia, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Huyssen

    In this new collection of essays on memory and amnesia in the postmodern world, cultural critic Andreas Huyssen considers how nationalism, literature, art, politics, and the media are obsessed with the past. The great paradox of our fin-de-siecle culture is that novelty is even more associated with…

    Paperback – 1994-12-28
    Routledge

  • Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.1 book cover

    Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.1

    1st Edition

    By Gerard C.J. Lynch

    This series of books offers an in depth guide to all aspects of brickwork and bricklaying practice. Gerard Lynch, author of the guide to "Guaged Brickwork", has put together these comprehensive and instructive volumes, linking past knowledge and practices with modern skills and materials, so that…

    Hardback – 1994-03-01
    Routledge

  • Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.2 book cover

    Brickwork: History, Technology and Practice: v.2

    1st Edition

    By Gerard C.J. Lynch

    This series of books offers an in depth guide to all aspects of brickwork and bricklaying practice. Gerard Lynch, author of the guide to "Guaged Brickwork", has put together these comprehensive and instructive volumes, linking past knowledge and practices with modern skills and materials, so that…

    Hardback – 1994-03-01
    Routledge

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