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  • The Right to Landscape

    Contesting Landscape and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shelley Egoz, Jala Makhzoumi, Gloria Pungetti

    Associating social justice with landscape is not new, yet the twenty-first century's heightened threats to landscape and their impact on both human and, more generally, nature's habitats necessitate novel intellectual tools to address such challenges. This book offers that innovative critical…

    Hardback – 2011-12-28

  • Materan Contradictions

    Architecture, Preservation and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Anne Parmly Toxey

    Shaped by encrusted layers of development spanning millennia, the southern Italian city of Matera is the ultimate palimpsest. Known as the Sassi, the majority of the ancient city is composed of thousands of structures carved into a limestone cliff and clinging to its walls. The resultant menagerie…

    Hardback – 2011-12-28

  • Interactive Business Communities

    Accelerating Corporate Innovation through Boundary Networks, 1st Edition

    By Mitsuru Kodama

    Innovation in technology and services was once the result of specialist knowledge developed within a single corporation; now, a single focus on the development of new products and services is no longer enough. In Interactive Business Communities, Mitsuru Kodama shows how a new business approach can…

    Hardback – 2011-12-08

  • International Communications

    The International Telecommunication Union and the Universal Postal Union, 1st Edition

    By Francis Lyall

    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) are the two major international organisations that are involved in the regulation of international communications. The ITU deals with electronic communications including radio. The UPU deals with mail. As such,…

    Hardback – 2011-11-28

  • Towards World Heritage

    International Origins of the Preservation Movement 1870-1930, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Hall

    Historic preservation, whether of landscapes or buildings, was an important development of the nineteenth century in many countries. There is however surprisingly little understanding about how it took place, and research into it is narrowly focused. For example, generally landscape preservation…

    Hardback – 2011-11-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Fortifications, Post-colonialism and Power

    Ruins and Imperial Legacies, 1st Edition

    By João Sarmento

    For more than 500 years, the Portuguese built or adapted fortifications along the coasts of Africa, Asia and South America. At a macro scale, mapping this network of power reveals a gigantic territorial and colonial project. Forts articulated the colonial and the metropolitan, and functioned as…

    Hardback – 2011-11-18
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Knowledge Sharing in Professions

    Roles and Identity in Expert Communities, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Styhre

    No professional is an island. Despite their capacity to monopolize and erect entry barriers in terms of either formal credentials or membership of certain organizations, professionalism is inextricably bound up with collective accomplishments on a day-to-day basis and the capacity to share all the…

    Hardback – 2011-08-28

  • Losing Site

    Architecture, Memory and Place, 1st Edition

    By Shelley Hornstein

    As Ruskin suggests in his Seven Lamps of Architecture: "We may live without [architecture], and worship without her, but we cannot remember without her." We remember best when we experience an event in a place. But what happens when we leave that place, or that place no longer exists? This book…

    Hardback – 2011-08-18

  • Political Communication in European Parliamentary Elections

    1st Edition

    By Michaela Maier, Jesper Strömbäck

    Written by a leading team of internationally distinguished political communication scholars, this book offers the most comprehensive account on comparative political communication research in the context of European Parliamentary elections to date. Divided into four sections, experts begin by…

    Hardback – 2011-07-15

  • Visual Interface Design for Digital Cultural Heritage

    A Guide to Rich-Prospect Browsing, 1st Edition

    By Stan Ruecker, Milena Radzikowska, Stefan Sinclair

    Browsing for information is a significant part of most research activity, but many online collections hamper browsing with interfaces that are variants on a search box. Research shows that rich-prospect interfaces can offer an intuitive and highly flexible alternative environment for information…

    Hardback – 2011-06-28
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Competitive Advantage of Regions and Nations

    Technology Transfer Through Foreign Direct Investment, 1st Edition

    By Boris Ricken, George Malcotsis

    The importance of technology transfer for the competitive advantage of companies and the economic success of nations cannot be overstated. Technology is a determining element for firms and nations to increase productivity, to compete, and to prosper. In The Competitive Advantage of Regions and…

    Hardback – 2011-05-09

  • Perspectives on Information

    1st Edition

    Edited by Magnus Ramage, David Chapman

    Information is everywhere, and defines everything in today's society. Moreover, information is a key concept in a wide range of academic disciplines, from quantum physics to public policy. However, these disciplines all interpret the concept in quite different ways. This book looks at information…

    Hardback – 2011-04-11
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

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