E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • Privacy in the Information Society: Volume II book cover

    Privacy in the Information Society

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Leith

    Information society projects promise wealth and better services to those countries which digitise and encourage the consumer and citizen to participate. As paper recedes into the background and digital data becomes the primary resource in the information society, what does this mean for privacy?…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Law and Privacy

  • The Individual and Privacy: Volume I book cover

    The Individual and Privacy

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph A. Cannataci

    The essays selected for this volume reflect the many paths followed to develop a new, more robust methodology (idMAPPING) for investigating privacy. Each article deals with the three dimensions of time, space and place by addressing a number of questions such as: who? Which individual? When? How?…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Law and Privacy

  • Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums book cover

    Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums

    1st Edition

    By Graham Matthews, Yvonne Smith

    This important book assesses the current state of disaster management in archives, libraries and museums in the UK and around the world, and provides recommendations for addressing current and future threats. Following an introductory outline of the topic and terminology, the authors provide a…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Living Ruins, Value Conflicts book cover

    Living Ruins, Value Conflicts

    1st Edition

    By Argyro Loukaki

    Using monuments and ruins by way of illustration, this fascinating book examines the symbolic, ideological, geographical and aesthetic importance of Greek classical iconography for the Western world. It examines how classical Greek monuments are simultaneously perceived as sublime national symbols…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • A City's Architecture: Aberdeen as 'Designed City' book cover

    A City's Architecture

    Aberdeen as 'Designed City', 1st Edition

    By William Alvis Brogden

    When considering the successful design of cities, the focus tends to be on famous examples such as Paris or Rome, with equally successful but smaller and more remote examples being ignored. In addition, the more diffuse patterns of settlement of the north and western parts of Europe are hardly…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Catherine Cookson Country: On the Borders of Legitimacy, Fiction, and History book cover

    Catherine Cookson Country

    On the Borders of Legitimacy, Fiction, and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Anne Taddeo

    Britain's most widely read author of the late twentieth century, Catherine Cookson published more than 100 books, including The Fifteen Streets, The Black Velvet Gown, and Katie Mulhollond. Set in England's industrial northeast, her novels depict the social, economic, and emotional hardships of…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Right to Landscape: Contesting Landscape and Human Rights book cover

    The Right to Landscape

    Contesting Landscape and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shelley Egoz, Jala Makhzoumi, Gloria Pungetti

    Associating social justice with landscape is not new, yet the twenty-first century's heightened threats to landscape and their impact on both human and, more generally, nature's habitats necessitate novel intellectual tools to address such challenges. This book offers that innovative critical…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Landscapes, Identities and Development book cover

    Landscapes, Identities and Development

    1st Edition

    By Paul Claval

    Edited by Zoran Roca

    Bringing together theoretical and empirical research from 22 countries in Europe, North America, Australia, South America and Japan, this book offers a state-of-the-art survey of conceptual and methodological research and planning issues relating to landscape, heritage, [and] development. It has 30…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta: Studies in Architecture, Art and History book cover

    Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta

    Studies in Architecture, Art and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. K. Walsh, Peter W. Edbury, Nicholas S.H. Coureas

    There was a time seven centuries ago when Famagusta's wealth and renown could be compared to that of Venice or Constantinople. The Cathedral of St Nicholas in the main square of Famagusta, serving as the coronation place for the Crusader Kings of Jerusalem after the fall of Acre in 1291, symbolised…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Blitz and its Legacy: Wartime Destruction to Post-War Reconstruction book cover

    The Blitz and its Legacy

    Wartime Destruction to Post-War Reconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Peter J. Larkham

    Edited by Mark Clapson

    Triggered in part by contemporary experiences in the Balkans, the Middle East and elsewhere, there has been a rise in interest in the blitz and the subsequent reconstruction of cities, especially as many of the buildings and areas rebuilt after the Second World War are now facing demolition and…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • The History of the Book in South Asia book cover

    The History of the Book in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Orsini

    The History of the Book in South Asia covers not only the various modern states that make up South Asia today but also a multitude of languages and scripts. For centuries it was manuscripts that dominated book production and circulation, and printing technology only began to make an impact in the…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    The History of the Book in the East

  • A Bibliography of Museum Studies book cover

    A Bibliography of Museum Studies

    11th Edition

    Edited by Simon J. Knell

    A comprehensive bibliographic reference for students and others wishing to investigate the contemporary literature on museums and collections. The references are systematically arranged into sections including collections management, communication and exhibitions, museum education, material…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

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