E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • Beyond Anitkabir: The Funerary Architecture of Atatürk: The Construction and Maintenance of National Memory book cover

    Beyond Anitkabir: The Funerary Architecture of Atatürk

    The Construction and Maintenance of National Memory, 1st Edition

    By Christopher S. Wilson

    There have been five different settings that at one time or another have contained the dead body of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, organizer of the Turkish War of Independence (1919-1923) and first president of the Republic of Turkey. Narrating the story of these different architectural constructions -…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

  • Between Cultural Diversity and Common Heritage: Legal and Religious Perspectives on the Sacred Places of the Mediterranean book cover

    Between Cultural Diversity and Common Heritage

    Legal and Religious Perspectives on the Sacred Places of the Mediterranean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari, Andrea Benzo

    Going beyond the more usual focus on Jerusalem as a sacred place, this book presents legal perspectives on the most important sacred places of the Mediterranean. The first part of the book discusses the notion of sacred places in anthropological, sociological and legal studies and provides an…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Museum Bodies: The Politics and Practices of Visiting and Viewing book cover

    Museum Bodies

    The Politics and Practices of Visiting and Viewing, 1st Edition

    By Helen Rees Leahy

    Museum Bodies provides an account of how museums have staged, prescribed and accommodated a repertoire of bodily practices, from their emergence in the eighteenth century to the present day. As long as museums have existed, their visitors have been scrutinised, both formally and informally, and…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

  • Museums and Silent Objects: Designing Effective Exhibitions book cover

    Museums and Silent Objects: Designing Effective Exhibitions

    1st Edition

    By Francesca Monti, Suzanne Keene

    In a society where split-second decisions about the value of things are grounded on how they look, museum visitors are often drawn to visually striking or iconic objects. This book investigates the question of the treatment of items on display in museums which are less conspicuous but potentially…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

  • Landscapes of Protest in the Scottish Highlands after 1914: The Later Highland Land Wars book cover

    Landscapes of Protest in the Scottish Highlands after 1914

    The Later Highland Land Wars, 1st Edition

    By Iain J.M. Robertson

    In November 1918, the implementation of agrarian change in the Scottish Highlands threatened another wave of unemployment and eviction for the land-working population, which led to widespread and varied social protest. Those who had been away on war service (and their families) faced returning to…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

  • Modern Methods for Musicology: Prospects, Proposals, and Realities book cover

    Modern Methods for Musicology

    Prospects, Proposals, and Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Crawford, Lorna Gibson

    Written by leading experts, this volume provides a picture of the realities of current ICT use in musicology as well as prospects and proposals for how it could be fruitfully used in the future. Through its coverage of topics spanning content-based sound searching/retrieval, sound and content…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Generational Use of New Media book cover

    Generational Use of New Media

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Haddon, Enid Mante-Meijer

    Edited by Eugène Loos

    Generational Use of New Media examines and contrasts how younger and older people, representing different generations, engage with the new media that they increasingly encounter in everyday life. Exploring the various assumptions about the degrees to which younger and older people are more or less…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

  • Fortifications, Post-colonialism and Power: Ruins and Imperial Legacies book cover

    Fortifications, Post-colonialism and Power

    Ruins and Imperial Legacies, 1st Edition

    By João Sarmento

    For more than 500 years, the Portuguese built or adapted fortifications along the coasts of Africa, Asia and South America. At a macro scale, mapping this network of power reveals a gigantic territorial and colonial project. Forts articulated the colonial and the metropolitan, and functioned as…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Artistic Lives: A Study of Creativity in Two European Cities book cover

    Artistic Lives

    A Study of Creativity in Two European Cities, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Forkert

    Artistic Lives examines cultural production as a non-standard, self-directed, and frequently unpaid activity, which is susceptible to developments that affect the availability of unstructured time. It engages with discourses which have historically had little to do with the arts, including urban…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

  • Art Practice in a Digital Culture book cover

    Art Practice in a Digital Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hazel Gardiner, Charlie Gere

    Much as art history is in the process of being transformed by new information communication technologies, often in ways that are either disavowed or resisted, art practice is also being changed by those same technologies. One of the most obvious symptoms of this change is the increasing numbers of…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Bright Satanic Mills: Universities, Regional Development and the Knowledge Economy book cover

    Bright Satanic Mills

    Universities, Regional Development and the Knowledge Economy, 1st Edition

    By Alan Harding, Stephan Laske

    Edited by Alan Scott

    Recent years have seen a growing emphasis upon the need for universities to contribute to the economic, social and environmental well-being of the regions in which they are situated, and for closer links between the university and the region. This book brings together a cross-disciplinary and…

    eBook – 2016-04-15
    Routledge

  • Revisualizing Visual Culture book cover

    Revisualizing Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    By Chris Bailey, Hazel Gardiner

    In the past twenty years digital technology has had a radical impact on all the disciplines associated with the visual arts - this book provides expert views of that impact. By looking at the advanced ICT methods now being employed, this volume details the long-lasting effects and advances now…

    eBook – 2016-04-08
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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