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  • Museums in the New Mediascape

    Transmedia, Participation, Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Kidd

    The museum today faces complex questions of definition, representation, ethics, aspiration and economic survival. Alongside this we see burgeoning use of an array of new media including increasingly dynamic web portals and content, digital archives, social networks, blogs and online games. At the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Dracula Dilemma

    Tourism, Identity and the State in Romania, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Light

    For many in the West, Romania is synonymous with Count Dracula. Since the publication of Bram Stoker's famous novel in 1897 Transylvania (and by extension, Romania) has become inseparable in the Western imagination with Dracula, vampires and the supernatural. Moreover, since the late 1960s Western…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Crowdsourcing our Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-02-06
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Information Design

    Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Black, Paul Luna, Ole Lund, Sue Walker

    Information Design provides citizens, business and government with a means of presenting and interacting with complex information. It embraces applications from wayfinding and map reading to forms design; from website and screen layout to instruction. Done well it can communicate across languages…

    Paperback – 2017-01-06
    Routledge

  • A City's Architecture

    Aberdeen as 'Designed City', 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-22
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • A Philosophy of Intellectual Property

    1st Edition

    By Peter Drahos

    Are intellectual property rights like other property rights? More and more of the world’s knowledge and information is under the control of intellectual property owners. What are the justifications for this? What are the implications for power and for justice of allowing this property form to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • The Early Information Society

    Information Management in Britain before the Computer, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, Dave Muddiman

    Whether termed the 'network society', the 'knowledge society' or the 'information society', it is widely accepted that a new age has dawned, unveiled by powerful computer and communication technologies. Yet for millennia humans have been recording knowledge and culture, engaging in the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Raj Rhapsodies: Tourism, Heritage and the Seduction of History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maxine Weisgrau, Carol Henderson

    Heritage is a prized cultural commodity in the marketing of tourism destinations. Particular aspects of heritage are often more actively promoted, with others played down. The representation of heritage in tourism as static and timeless, derived since time immemorial from a distant past, is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Participative Transformation

    Learning and Development in Practising Change, 1st Edition

    By Roger Klev, Morten Levin

    In Participative Transformation, Roger Klev and Morten Levin insist that participative learning and developmental processes are essential in organizational change. They focus on introducing the kind of learning and development that shapes a self-sustaining developmental process that is an integral…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Geographical Unconscious

    1st Edition

    By Argyro Loukaki

    This ambitious and innovative volume stretches over time and space, over the history of modernity in relation to antiquity, between East and West, to offer insights into what the author terms the 'geographical unconscious.' She argues that, by tapping into this, we can contribute towards the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

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