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  • Chosen Legacies: Heritage in Regional Identity

    By Linde Raphala Egberts

    Arguing that heritage typically plays one of only a distinct set of roles in the process in which regional identities are formed, this book deepens the understanding of how heritage works in regional identities in Western Europe. These regional identities vary from traditional and past-oriented, to…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Shakespeare's Language in Digital Media

    Old Words, New Tools

    Edited by Jennifer Roberts-Smith, Janelle Jenstad

    The authors of this book ask how digital research tools are changing the ways in which practising editors historicize Shakespeare's language. Scholars now encounter, interpret, and disseminate Shakespeare's language through an increasing variety of digital resources, including online editions…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Cultural Heritage Digital Tools and Infrastructures

    By Agiatis Benardou, Erik Champion, Costis Dallas, Lorna Hughes

    What are the leading tools and archives in digital cultural heritage? How can they be integrated into research infrastructures to better serve their intended audiences? In this book authors from a wide range of countries, representing some of the best research projects in digital humanities related…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    The relationship that people have with places is complex, contingent and dynamic. Increasingly, there is a growing need to better understand the social value of significant places, particularly those lauded and appraised as sites of cultural heritage. Participatory media offers new ways of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 

  • Cultures of the Countryside and the Museum

    By Veronica Sekules

    This book traces the relationship between the museum and the micro-cultures of the countryside over the last 50 years. The period is one of extraordinary tensions and change for the countryside, as it has experienced widespread agricultural mechanisation, rural depopulation and changing…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 

  • Libraries of Light

    British Public Library Design in the Long 1960s

    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 long 1960s as many new libraries were erected up and down the country. In this new Routledge book,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-12 

  • Creative Conservation of Heritage Values

    Philosophical Interpretations and Architectural Interventions

    By Vassilis Ganiatsas

    Contemporary practice of Heritage Preservation is currently regulated by a plethora of charters, decrees, conventions and recommendations, aiming to guide all aspects of heritage protection and management. However, despite all this specific technical and practical guidance, there has been far less…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 

  • The Archive Project

    Archival Research in the Social Sciences

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 

  • Flamenco, Regionalism and Musical Heritage in Southern Spain

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12 
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • War Memory and Commemoration

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Face to Face with Practice

    Existential Forms of Research for Management Inquiry

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25

  • Dark Tourism

    Practice and interpretation

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

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