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  • Tourism Encounters and Controversies: Ontological Politics of Tourism Development book cover

    Tourism Encounters and Controversies

    Ontological Politics of Tourism Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson, Carina Ren, van der Duim René

    The multiplicity of tourism encounters provide some of the best available occasions to observe the social world and its making(s). Focusing on ontological politics of tourism development, this book examines how different versions of tourism are enacted, how encounters between different versions of…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • The Geographical Unconscious book cover

    The Geographical Unconscious

    1st Edition

    By Argyro Loukaki

    This ambitious and innovative volume stretches over time and space, over the history of modernity in relation to antiquity, between East and West, to offer insights into what the author terms the 'geographical unconscious.' She argues that, by tapping into this, we can contribute towards the…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge

  • Museums, Migration and Identity in Europe: Peoples, Places and Identities book cover

    Museums, Migration and Identity in Europe

    Peoples, Places and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Whitehead, Susannah Eckersley, Katherine Lloyd, Rhiannon Mason

    The imperatives surrounding museum representations of place have shifted from the late eighteenth century to today. The political significance of place itself has changed and continues to change at all scales, from local, civic, regional to national and supranational. At the same time, changes in…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge

  • Human Exhibitions: Race, Gender and Sexuality in Ethnic Displays book cover

    Human Exhibitions

    Race, Gender and Sexuality in Ethnic Displays, 1st Edition

    By Rikke Andreassen

    From the 1870s to the second decade of the twentieth century, more than fifty exhibitions of so-called exotic people took place in Denmark. Here large numbers of people of Asian and African origin were exhibited for the entertainment and ’education’ of a mass audience. Several of these exhibitions…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Funding Religious Heritage book cover

    Funding Religious Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Fornerod

    This collection brings together a group of highly respected law and religion scholars to explore the funding of religious heritage in the context of state support for religions. The importance of this state support is that on the one hand it illustrates the potential tensions between secular and…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law in Association with RELIGARE

  • Diffractive Technospaces: A Feminist Approach to the Mediations of Space and Representation book cover

    Diffractive Technospaces

    A Feminist Approach to the Mediations of Space and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Federica Timeto

    The entanglements of information and materiality in our media environment, that new information and communication technologies make increasingly mobile and locative, changes the mediations between space and society. The fluidity and continual reworking of the boundaries of contemporary technospaces…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge

  • Copyrighting Creativity: Creative Values, Cultural Heritage Institutions and Systems of Intellectual Property book cover

    Copyrighting Creativity

    Creative Values, Cultural Heritage Institutions and Systems of Intellectual Property, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helle Porsdam

    What is the relationship between creativity, cultural heritage institutions and copyright? Who owns culture and cultural heritage? The digital age has expanded the horizon of creative possibilities for artists and cultural institutions - what is the impact on legal regimes that were constructed for…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstruction book cover

    Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstruction

    1st Edition

    By Tino Mager

    First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture. It argues that the politics of reconstruction go far…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge

  • World Heritage, Tourism and Identity: Inscription and Co-production book cover

    World Heritage, Tourism and Identity

    Inscription and Co-production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurent Bourdeau, Maria Gravari-Barbas, Mike Robinson

    The remarkable success of the 1972 UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage is borne out by the fact that nearly 1,000 properties have now been designated as possessing Outstanding Universal Value and recognition given to the imperative for their protection…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity book cover

    The Hero Building

    An Architecture of Scottish National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Johnny Rodger

    Why was it that, across Scotland over the last two and a half centuries, architectural monuments were raised to national heroes? Were hero buildings commissioned as manifestations of certain social beliefs, or as a built environmental form of social advocacy? And if so, then how and why were social…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge

  • Critical Gaming: Interactive History and Virtual Heritage book cover

    Critical Gaming: Interactive History and Virtual Heritage

    1st Edition

    By Erik Champion

    This book explains how designing, playing and modifying computer games, and understanding the theory behind them, can strengthen the area of digital humanities. This book aims to help digital humanities scholars understand both the issues and also advantages of game design, as well as encouraging…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy book cover

    Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Tessa Morrison

    Bringing together ten utopian works that mark important points in the history and an evolution in social and political philosophies, this book not only reflects on the texts and their political philosophy and implications, but also, their architecture and how that architecture informs the political…

    eBook – 2016-03-09
    Routledge

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