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  • Advances in Social Media for Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

    New Perspectives, Practice and Cases

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • The Routledge Handbook of Census Resources, Methods and Applications

    Unlocking the UK 2011 Census

    Edited by John Stillwell

    The collection of reliable and comprehensive data on the magnitude, composition and distribution of a country’s population is essential in order for governments to provide services, administer effectively and guide a country’s development. The primary source of basic demographic statistics is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    International Population Studies

  • A History of Archival Practice

    By Paul Delsalle

    This revised translation of the classic Une histoire de l’archivistique provides a wide-ranging international survey of developments in archival practices and management, from the ancient world to the present day. The volume has been substantially updated to incorporate recent developments in the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge

  • A Handbook of Editing Early Modern Texts

    By Harriet Phillips, Claire Loffman

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Participatory archives in a world of ubiquitous media

    Edited by Natalie Pang, Kai Khiun Liew, Brenda Chang

    The media environment of today is characterised by two critical factors: the development and adoption of ubiquitous mobile devices, and the strengthening of connectivity enabled by advances in ICT infrastructure and social media platforms. These developments have changed interactions and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Librarian as Communicator

    Case Studies and International Perspectives

    Edited by Helen Fallon, Graham Walton

    As the information landscape evolves and takes shape using traditional and new platforms, it is the role of Academic Libraries to take the lead in communicating, developing and informing these changes in timely and relevant ways. Experienced librarians and those new to the field seek out innovative…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Chosen Legacies

    Heritage in Regional Identity

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Murals and Tourism

    Heritage, Politics and Identity

    Edited by Jonathan Skinner, Lee Jolliffe

    Around the world, tourists are drawn to visit murals painted on walls. Whether heritage asset, legacy leftover, or contested art space, the mural is more than a simple tourist attraction or accidental aspect of tourism material culture. They express something about the politics, heritage and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on…

    Paperback – 2017-06-18 
    Routledge

  • Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg

    Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge

  • Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platforms

    Towards a Safer Legal Framework

    By Christine Riefa

    Online auctions have undergone many transformations and continue to attract millions of customers worldwide. However these popular platforms remain understudied by legal scholars and misunderstood by legislators. This book explores the legal classification of online auction sites across a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education

    What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next?

    Edited by Rebecca Bennett, Mike Kent

    Since the first MOOC was launched at the University of Manitoba in 2008, this new form of the massification of higher education has been a rollercoaster ride for the university sector. The New York Times famously declared 2012 to be the year of the MOOC. However, by 2014, the number of academic…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge

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