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  • Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage book cover

    Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronda L. Brulotte, Michael A. Di Giovine

    Food - its cultivation, preparation and communal consumption - has long been considered a form of cultural heritage. A dynamic, living product, food creates social bonds as it simultaneously marks off and maintains cultural difference. In bringing together anthropologists, historians and other…

    eBook – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Political Communication in European Parliamentary Elections book cover

    Political Communication in European Parliamentary Elections

    1st Edition

    By Michaela Maier, Jesper Strömbäck

    Written by a leading team of internationally distinguished political communication scholars, this book offers the most comprehensive account on comparative political communication research in the context of European Parliamentary elections to date. Divided into four sections, experts begin by…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Museums and Restitution: New Practices, New Approaches book cover

    Museums and Restitution

    New Practices, New Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott, Kostas Arvanitis

    This book examines contemporary approaches to restitution from the perspective of museums. It focuses on the ways in which these institutions have been addressing the subject at a regional, national and international level. In particular, it explores contemporary practices and recent claims, and…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Museums in the New Mediascape: Transmedia, Participation, Ethics book cover

    Museums in the New Mediascape

    Transmedia, Participation, Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Kidd

    The museum today faces complex questions of definition, representation, ethics, aspiration and economic survival. Alongside this we see burgeoning use of an array of new media including increasingly dynamic web portals and content, digital archives, social networks, blogs and online games. At the…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Migrating Heritage: Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe book cover

    Migrating Heritage

    Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe, 1st Edition

    By Perla Innocenti

    Bringing together an international forum of experts, this book looks at how museums, libraries and further public cultural institutions respond to the effects of globalisation, mobility and migration across Europe. It puts forward examples of innovative practice and policies that reflect these…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Landscape, Race and Memory: Material Ecologies of Citizenship book cover

    Landscape, Race and Memory

    Material Ecologies of Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Divya Praful Tolia-Kelly

    Memory is seldom explored through the experience of geographically mobile, racialized populations. Whilst the relationships between the political value of landscape and national memory have previously been written through, there has been little mention of postcolonial, 'diasporic' racialized…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Memories of Cities: Trips and Manifestoes book cover

    Memories of Cities

    Trips and Manifestoes, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Charley

    Memories of Cities is a collection of essays that explore different ways of writing about the political and economic history of the built environment. Drawing upon fiction and non-fiction, and illustrated by original photographs, the essays employ a variety of narrative forms including memoirs,…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Memory and the Politics of Identity: New Perspectives on the Cultural Landscape book cover

    Heritage, Memory and the Politics of Identity

    New Perspectives on the Cultural Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Yvonne Whelan

    Edited by Niamh Moore

    The study of the cultural landscape has gained momentum in recent years, revealing new insights to geographers, archaeologists, sociologists and architects. The cultural landscape is often viewed as an emblematic site and thus a key player in the heritage process. This book explores the overlapping…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Heritage from Below book cover

    Heritage from Below

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iain J.M. Robertson

    Research into the ways in which the past is constructed and consumed in the present is now reaching a mature stage. This maturity derives from the general acceptance that heritage as a social and cultural construct is closely connected to the making and maintaining of identity at all spatial…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • International Communications: The International Telecommunication Union and the Universal Postal Union book cover

    International Communications

    The International Telecommunication Union and the Universal Postal Union, 1st Edition

    By Francis Lyall

    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) are the two major international organisations that are involved in the regulation of international communications. The ITU deals with electronic communications including radio. The UPU deals with mail. As such,…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • Geography and Genealogy: Locating Personal Pasts book cover

    Geography and Genealogy

    Locating Personal Pasts, 1st Edition

    By Jeanne Kay Guelke

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    Genealogy has become a widely popular pursuit, as millions of people now research their family history, trace their forebears, attend family reunions and travel to ancestral home sites. Geographers have much to contribute to the serious study of the family history phenomenon. Land records, maps…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Digital Archetypes: Adaptations of Early Temple Architecture in South and Southeast Asia book cover

    Digital Archetypes

    Adaptations of Early Temple Architecture in South and Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    By Sambit Datta, David Beynon

    This unique book presents a broad multi-disciplinary examination of early temple architecture in Asia, written by two experts in digital reconstruction and the history and theory of Asian architecture. The authors examine the archetypes of Early Brahmanic, Hindu and Buddhist temple architecture…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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