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  • London and the Politics of Memory

    In the Shadow of Big Ben, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Burch

    This book provides an original, impassioned exploration of memory studies and the uses of the past in the present. It capitalises on London’s global appeal and Big Ben’s iconic status. Moving beyond this familiar facade the reader will journey around the hidden histories of Westminster’s streets,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    InterAmerican Research: Contact, Communication, Conflict

  • Managing Knowledge in Project Environments

    1st Edition

    By Judy Payne, Eileen Roden, Steve Simister

    Managing Knowledge in Project Environments illustrates how knowledge management (KM) contributes to successful project work. KM is widely practised in project environments, but managers don’t always recognise the knowledge aspects of their work and tend to treat KM as a series of specific…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge
    Fundamentals of Project Management

  • Natural History

    Heritage, Place and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Ross J. Wilson

    The concept of ’natural heritage’ has become increasingly significant with the threat of dwindling resources, environmental degradation and climatic change. As humanity’s impact on the condition of life on earth has become more prominent, a discernible shift in the relationship between western…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • Invisible Search and Online Search Engines

    The Ubiquity of Search in Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Haider, Olof Sundin

    Invisible Search and Online Search Engines considers the use of search engines in contemporary everyday life and the challenges this poses for media and information literacy. Looking for mediated information is mostly done online and arbitrated by the various tools and devices that people carry…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Objects in the Hybrid Museum

    Convergence, Collections and Cultural Policy, 1st Edition

    By Helena Robinson

    Interpreting Objects in the Hybrid Museum examines the recent trend for converged collecting institutions and uses its investigation as a catalyst for critical reflection by all stakeholders on the risks, as well as advantages, of integration for cultural engagement. Drawing on three case…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Globalizing the Library

    Librarians and Development Work, 1945–1970, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Laugesen

    Globalizing the Library focuses on the globalization of information and the library in the period following the Second World War. Providing an examination of the ideas and aspirations surrounding information and the library, as well as the actual practices and actions of information professionals…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Murals and Tourism

    Heritage, Politics and Identity, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

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

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Garduno Freeman

    This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduño Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Chosen Legacies

    Heritage in Regional Identity, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Librarian as Communicator

    Case Studies and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

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