E-books: Reference & Information Science

  • Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library book cover

    Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Conroy Dalton, Christoph Hölscher

    This book evaluates how we experience and understand buildings in different ways depending upon our academic and professional background. With reference to Rem Koolhaas' Seattle Central Library, the book illustrates a range of different methods available through its application to the building. By…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Valuing World Heritage Cities book cover

    Valuing World Heritage Cities

    1st Edition

    By Tanja Vahtikari

    With its celebrated World Heritage List, UNESCO steers the global heritage agenda through the definition and redefinition of what constitutes heritage and by offering the highest-level forum for heritage professionalism. While it is the national governments that nominate sites for inclusion in the…

    eBook – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Libraries of Light: British public library design in the long 1960s book cover

    Libraries of Light

    British public library design in the long 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black

    For the first hundred years or so of their history, public libraries in Britain were built in an array of revivalist architectural styles. This backward-looking tradition was decisively broken in the 1960s as many new libraries were erected up and down the country. In this new Routledge book,…

    eBook – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Archive Project: Archival Research in the Social Sciences book cover

    The Archive Project

    Archival Research in the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Niamh Moore, Andrea Salter, Liz Stanley, Maria Tamboukou

    Recent scholarship on archival research has raised questions concerning the character and impact of 'the archive' on how the traces of the past are researched, the use and analysis of different kinds of archived data, methodological approaches to the practicalities involved, and what kind of theory…

    eBook – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain book cover

    Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Machin-Autenrieth

    Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain explores the relationship between regional identity politics and flamenco in Andalusia, the southernmost autonomous community of Spain. In recent years, the Andalusian Government has embarked on an ambitious project aimed at developing…

    eBook – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • War Memory and Commemoration book cover

    War Memory and Commemoration

    1st Edition

    By Brad West

    In a period characterised by an unprecedented cultural engagement with the past, individuals, groups and nations are debating and experimenting with commemoration in order to find culturally relevant ways of remembering warfare, genocide and terrorism. This book examines such remembrances and the…

    eBook – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Dark Tourism: Practice and interpretation book cover

    Dark Tourism

    Practice and interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Hooper, John J. Lennon

    Dark Tourism, as well as other terms such as Thanatourism and Grief Tourism, has been much discussed in the past two decades. This volume provides a comprehensive exploration of the subject from the point of view of both practice - how Dark Tourism is performed, what practical and physical…

    eBook – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Heritage, Affect and Emotion: Politics, practices and infrastructures book cover

    Heritage, Affect and Emotion

    Politics, practices and infrastructures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Divya P. Tolia-Kelly, Emma Waterton, Steve Watson

    Heritage and its economies are driven by affective politics and consolidated through emotions such as pride, awe, joy and pain. In the humanities and social sciences, there is a widespread acknowledgement of the limits not only of language and subjectivity, but also of visuality and representation.…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Heritage, Emotion and Affect

  • Entangled Heritages: Postcolonial Perspectives on the Uses of the Past in Latin America book cover

    Entangled Heritages

    Postcolonial Perspectives on the Uses of the Past in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Olaf Kaltmeier, Mario Rufer

    Relying on the concept of a shared history, this book argues that we can speak of a shared heritage that is common in terms of the basic grammar of heritage and articulated histories, but divided alongside the basic difference between colonizers and colonized. This problematic is also evident in…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • Face to Face with Practice: Existential Forms of Research for Management Inquiry book cover

    Face to Face with Practice

    Existential Forms of Research for Management Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Steven Segal, Claire Jankelson

    Coming Face to Face with your own practice is an emerging approach to management and professional research that has a significant impact on management practice. It closes the gap between theory and practice. An existential form of research means that the researcher carefully attends to their…

    eBook – 2016-07-01
    Routledge

  • Digital Media Usage Across the Life Course book cover

    Digital Media Usage Across the Life Course

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul G. Nixon, Rajash Rawal, Andreas Funk

    New York Times columnist, Thomas Friedman declared the modern age in which we live as the ’age of distraction’ in 2006. The basis of his argument was that technology has changed the ways in which our minds function and our capacity to dedicate ourselves to any particular task. Others assert that…

    eBook – 2016-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Contemporary Clay and Museum Culture book cover

    Contemporary Clay and Museum Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christie Brown, Julian Stair, Clare Twomey

    This groundbreaking book is the first to provide a critical overview of the relationship between contemporary ceramics and curatorial practice in museum culture. Ceramic objects form a major part of museum collections, with connections to anthropology, archaeology and other disciplines that…

    eBook – 2016-06-17
    Routledge

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