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  • The Amusement Park

    History, Culture and the Heritage of Pleasure

    Edited by Jason Wood

    Cyclone, Revolution, Corkscrew; Luna Park, Pleasure Beach, Dreamland – names and places instantly familiar to rollercoaster and amusement park enthusiasts. But what first gave rise to the concept and nomenclature of the amusement park; how did amusement parks develop in Britain and elsewhere, and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Advances in Social Media for Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

    New Perspectives, Practice and Cases

    Edited by Marianna Sigala, Ulrike Gretzel

    Building on the foundations of Social Media in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality, this volume presents new developments in research theories, methodologies and applications related to the exploitation and impacts of social media in tourism, travel and hospitality, together with a critical review of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Queer in Translation

    Edited by B.J. Epstein, Robert Gillett

    As the field of translation studies has developed, translators and translation scholars have become more aware of the unacknowledged ideologies inherent both in texts themselves and in the mechanisms that affect their circulation. This book both analyses the translation of queerness and applies…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Practice of Scholarly Communication

    Correspondence Networks between Central and Western Europe, 1550–1700

    By Vladimír Urbánek, Iva Lelková

    Digital humanities have become an integral part of the academic landscape, providing scholars with unique opportunities to explore the past in imaginative and innovative ways. Demonstrating the exciting possibilities of such approaches, this volume draws upon the increasing availability of on-line…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Universal Reform: Studies in Intellectual History, 1550-1700

  • A History of Archival Practice

    By Margaret Procter

    This extended translation of the classic French text 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 revised to incorporate recent…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 

  • Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage

    By Ronda L. Brulotte

    Edited by Michael A. Di Giovine

    Food - its cultivation, preparation and communal consumption - has long been considered a form of cultural heritage. A dynamic, living product, food creates social bonds as it simultaneously marks off and maintains cultural difference. In bringing together anthropologists, historians and other…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Mia Ridge

    Crowdsourcing, or asking the general public to help contribute to shared goals, is increasingly popular in memory institutions as a tool for digitising or computing vast amounts of data. This book brings together for the first time the collected wisdom of international leaders in the theory and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-07 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • A City's Architecture

    Aberdeen as 'Designed City'

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age

    "Search All About It!"

    By Paul Gooding

    In recent years, cultural institutions and commercial providers have created extensive digitised newspaper collections. This book asks the timely question: what can the large-scale digitisation of newspapers tell us about the wider cultural phenomenon of mass digitisation? The unique form and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Heritage, Conservation and Communities

    Engagement, participation and capacity building

    Edited by Gill Chitty

    Public participation and local community involvement have taken centre stage in heritage practice in recent decades. In contrast with this established position in wider heritage work, public engagement with conservation practice is less well developed. The focus here is on conservation as the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Visioning Technologies

    The Architectures of Sight

    Edited by Graham Cairns

    Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been, and is, reframed and restructured by the visual and theoretical frameworks introduced by different ‘technologies of sight’ – understood to include orthographic projection,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 

  • Wisdom Learning

    Perspectives on Wising-Up Business and Management Education

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    The Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series

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