E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • A Philosophy of Intellectual Property book cover

    A Philosophy of Intellectual Property

    1st Edition

    By Peter Drahos

    Are intellectual property rights like other property rights? More and more of the world’s knowledge and information is under the control of intellectual property owners. What are the justifications for this? What are the implications for power and for justice of allowing this property form to…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • International Banking in an Age of Transition: Globalisation, Automation, Banks and Their Archives book cover

    International Banking in an Age of Transition

    Globalisation, Automation, Banks and Their Archives, 1st Edition

    By Sara Kinsey, Lucy Newton

    Sweeping changes have taken place in the financial sector during the twentieth century. Two of the most notable changes have been the growth of global markets and institutions, and the introduction of computerisation. This volume charts the course of concentration and internationalisation in…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • Local Heritage, Global Context: Cultural Perspectives on Sense of Place book cover

    Local Heritage, Global Context

    Cultural Perspectives on Sense of Place, 1st Edition

    By Rosy Szymanski

    Edited by John Schofield

    'Sense of place' has become a familiar phrase, used to describe emotional attachment to a particular location. As heritage management policy and practices increasingly attempt to draw on the views and expressions of interest amongst local communities, it is important to have a better grasp of what…

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

  • Nationalism and Architecture book cover

    Nationalism and Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Darren Deane, Sarah Butler

    Edited by Raymond Quek

    Unlike regionalism in architecture, which has been widely discussed in recent years, nationalism in architecture has not been so well explored and understood. However, the most powerful collective representation of a nation is through its architecture and how that architecture engages the global…

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

  • Culture, Heritage and Representation: Perspectives on Visuality and the Past book cover

    Culture, Heritage and Representation

    Perspectives on Visuality and the Past, 1st Edition

    By Steve Watson

    Edited by Emma Waterton

    The 'visual' has long played a crucial role in forming experiences, associations, expectations and understandings of heritage. Images convey meaning within a range of practices, including tourism, identity construction, the popularization of the past through a variety of media, and the…

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

  • Tradition, Culture and Development in Africa: Historical Lessons for Modern Development Planning book cover

    Tradition, Culture and Development in Africa

    Historical Lessons for Modern Development Planning, 1st Edition

    By Ambe J Njoh

    The fact that Africa continues to lag behind all regions of the world on every indicator of development is hardly contentious. However, there is fierce debate on why this should be the case, despite national and international efforts to reverse this situation. While this book does not attempt to…

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

  • Digital Images for the Information Professional book cover

    Digital Images for the Information Professional

    1st Edition

    By Melissa Terras

    In the past decade, the way image based media is created, disseminated, and shared has changed exponentially, as digital imaging technology has replaced traditional film based media. Digital images have become the pervasive photographic medium of choice for the general public. Most libraries,…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Resurgence of the State: Trends and Processes in Cyberspace Governance book cover

    The Resurgence of the State

    Trends and Processes in Cyberspace Governance, 1st Edition

    By Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel

    Edited by Myriam Dunn

    The transnational architecture of global information networks has made territorial borders less significant. Boundaries between spaces are becoming blurred in the evolving information age. But do information and communication technologies networks really lead to a weakening of the nation-state?…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Unquiet Pasts: Risk Society, Lived Cultural Heritage, Re-designing Reflexivity book cover

    Unquiet Pasts

    Risk Society, Lived Cultural Heritage, Re-designing Reflexivity, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Koerner

    Edited by Ian Russell

    This important book addresses critical themes in the development of archaeology as a reflexive, self-critical discipline in the modern world. It explores the ethical, political and cultural tensions and responsibilities which need to be addressed by archaeologists when working within networks of…

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

  • Preservation, Tourism and Nationalism: The Jewel of the German Past book cover

    Preservation, Tourism and Nationalism

    The Jewel of the German Past, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Hagen

    Since its discovery by German romantics and nationalists, Rothenburg has been an established icon of the German nation and its medieval past. By tracing Rothenburg's historical development as a place of national importance, this book examines the cultural politics of historical preservation and…

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

  • Wisdom Learning: Perspectives on Wising-Up Business and Management Education book cover

    Wisdom Learning

    Perspectives on Wising-Up Business and Management Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendelin Küpers, Olen Gunnlaugson

    In traditional business circles, wisdom is viewed with a certain scepticism, which is in part due to its historical associations with wisdom traditions and spiritual cultures. However, in business today, wisdom is emerging not only as a viable but also a necessary organizational and management…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Gower
    The Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series

  • Memory and Forgetting in the Post-Holocaust Era: The Ethics of Never Again book cover

    Memory and Forgetting in the Post-Holocaust Era

    The Ethics of Never Again, 1st Edition

    By Alejandro Baer, Natan Sznaider

    To forget after Auschwitz is considered barbaric. Baer and Sznaider question this assumption not only in regard to the Holocaust but to other political crimes as well. The duties of memory surrounding the Holocaust have spread around the globe and interacted with other narratives of victimization…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

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