E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • Advances in Social Media for Travel, Tourism and Hospitality: New Perspectives, Practice and Cases book cover

    Advances in Social Media for Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

    New Perspectives, Practice and Cases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marianna Sigala, Ulrike Gretzel

    This book brings together cutting edge research and applications of social media and related technologies, their uses by consumers and businesses in travel, tourism and hospitality. The first section addresses topical issues related to how social media influence the operations and strategies of…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • A Handbook of Editing Early Modern Texts book cover

    A Handbook of Editing Early Modern Texts

    1st Edition

    By Claire Loffman, Harriet Phillips

    A Handbook of Editing Early Modern Texts provides a series of answers written by more than forty editors of diverse texts addressing the 'how-to's' of completing an excellent scholarly edition. The Handbook is primarily a practical guide rather than a theoretical forum; it airs common problems and…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Chosen Legacies: Heritage in Regional Identity book cover

    Chosen Legacies

    Heritage in Regional Identity, 1st Edition

    By Linde Egberts

    The urge for regional identity has not declined in the process of globalization. Rather, heritage is used to develop regional distinctiveness and to charge identities with a past. Particularly helpful for this aim are creation stories, Golden Ages or recent, shared traumas. Some themes such as the…

    eBook – 2017-07-14

  • Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg: Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting book cover

    Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg

    Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Cities are built over the remnants of their past buried beneath their present. We build on what has been built before, whether over foundations formalising previous permanency or over the temporal occupations of ground. But what happens when you shift a city - when you dislodge its occupation of…

    eBook – 2017-07-06

  • Globalization and International Investment book cover

    Globalization and International Investment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Beveridge

    This volume brings together a broad range of articles on international law and foreign investment which together provide a contemporary overview of the diverse range of issues and perspectives which continue to exercise policy-makers and scholars alike. Central to this collection is the tension…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    The International Library of Essays on Globalization and Law

  • (Dis)Placing Empire: Renegotiating British Colonial Geographies book cover

    (Dis)Placing Empire

    Renegotiating British Colonial Geographies, 1st Edition

    By Michael M. Roche

    Edited by Lindsay J. Proudfoot

    While there has been for the past two decades a lively and extensive academic debate about postcolonial representations of imperialism and colonialism, there has been little work which focuses on 'placed' materialist or critical geographical perspectives. The contributors to this volume offer such…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The Slave Ship, Memory and the Origin of Modernity book cover

    The Slave Ship, Memory and the Origin of Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    Traces; slave names, the islands and cities into which we are born, our musics and rhythms, our genetic compositions, our stories of our lost utopias and the atrocities inflicted upon our ancestors, by our ancestors, the social structure of our cities, the nature of our diasporas, the scars…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • European Modernism and the Information Society: Informing the Present, Understanding the Past book cover

    European Modernism and the Information Society

    Informing the Present, Understanding the Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Boyd Rayward

    Uniting a team of international and interdisciplinary scholars, this volume considers the views of early twentieth-century European thinkers on the creation, dissemination and management of publicly available information. Interdisciplinary in perspective, the volume reflects the nature of the…

    eBook – 2017-05-15

  • Privacy and Healthcare Data: 'Choice of Control' to 'Choice' and 'Control' book cover

    Privacy and Healthcare Data

    'Choice of Control' to 'Choice' and 'Control', 1st Edition

    By Christina Munns, Subhajit Basu

    In order for the information society to realise its full potential, personal data has to be disclosed, used and often shared. This book explores the disclosure and sharing of data within the area of healthcare. Including an overview of how health information is currently managed, the authors argue…

    eBook – 2017-05-15

  • Balkan Heritages: Negotiating History and Culture book cover

    Balkan Heritages

    Negotiating History and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Couroucli, Tchavdar Marinov

    This volume deals with the relation between heritage, history and politics in the Balkans. Contributions examine diverse ways in which material and immaterial heritage has been articulated, negotiated and manipulated since the nineteenth century. The major question addressed here is how modern…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • Cultural Heritage Rights book cover

    Cultural Heritage Rights

    1st Edition

    By Anthony J. Connolly

    This collection brings together selected articles on key areas in the field of cultural heritage rights discourse. Contributed by an international group of scholars, the papers address conceptual and political issues and explore themes in contemporary literature on cultural heritage such as…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • The Heritage Tourist Experience: Critical Essays, Volume Two book cover

    The Heritage Tourist Experience

    Critical Essays, Volume Two, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    This three volume reference series provides an authoritative and comprehensive set of volumes collecting together the most influential articles and papers on tourism, heritage and culture. The papers have been selected and introduced by Dallen Timothy, one of the leading international scholars in…

    eBook – 2017-05-15
    The International Library of Essays in Tourism, Heritage and Culture

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