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  • The History of the Book in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francesca Orsini

    The History of the Book in South Asia covers not only the various modern states that make up South Asia today but also a multitude of languages and scripts. For centuries it was manuscripts that dominated book production and circulation, and printing technology only began to make an impact in the…

    Hardback – 2013-07-04
    Routledge
    The History of the Book in the East

  • Documents of Life Revisited

    Narrative and Biographical Methodology for a 21st Century Critical Humanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Stanley

    The cultural and narrative turn has had a considerable impact upon research in the social sciences as well as in the arts and humanities, with Ken Plummer's Documents of Life constituting a central text in the turn towards to narrative, biographical and qualitative methodologies, challenging and…

    Hardback – 2013-06-28
    Routledge

  • The History of the Book in East Asia

    1st Edition

    By Cynthia Brokaw

    Edited by Peter Kornicki

    The history of the book in East Asia is closely linked to problems of language and script, problems which have also had a profound impact on the technology of printing and on the social and intellectual impact of print in this area. This volume contains key readings on the history of printed books…

    Hardback – 2013-06-14
    Routledge
    The History of the Book in the East

  • Memories of Cities

    Trips and Manifestoes, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Charley

    Memories of Cities is a collection of essays that explore different ways of writing about the political and economic history of the built environment. Drawing upon fiction and non-fiction, and illustrated by original photographs, the essays employ a variety of narrative forms including memoirs,…

    Hardback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge

  • Courtyard Housing and Cultural Sustainability

    Theory, Practice, and Product, 1st Edition

    By Donia Zhang

    Cultural sustainability is a very important aspect of the overall sustainability framework and is regarded as the fourth pillar alongside the other three: environmental, economic, and social sustainability. However, the concept is neither fully explored, nor widely accepted or recognized. This book…

    Hardback – 2013-05-03
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • The Blitz and its Legacy

    Wartime Destruction to Post-War Reconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Peter J. Larkham

    Edited by Mark Clapson

    Triggered in part by contemporary experiences in the Balkans, the Middle East and elsewhere, there has been a rise in interest in the blitz and the subsequent reconstruction of cities, especially as many of the buildings and areas rebuilt after the Second World War are now facing demolition and…

    Hardback – 2013-04-23
    Routledge

  • European and American Extreme Right Groups and the Internet

    1st Edition

    By Manuela Caiani, Linda Parenti

    How do right-wing extremist organizations throughout the world use the Internet as a tool for communication and recruitment? What is its role in identity-building within radical right-wing groups and how do they use the Internet to set their agenda, build contacts, spread their ideology and…

    Hardback – 2013-03-21
    Routledge

  • Developing Community-Led Public Libraries

    Evidence from the UK and Canada, 1st Edition

    By John Pateman, Ken Williment

    This important book examines the potential for a new community led service model in public libraries. Using theoretical approaches to working with socially excluded community members, with a direct application of those approaches in Canadian public libraries, the authors offer a powerful and…

    Hardback – 2013-02-20
    Routledge

  • Reconstructing Medical Practice

    Engagement, Professionalism and Critical Relationships in Health Care, 1st Edition

    By Christine Jorm

    Reconstructing Medical Practice examines how doctors see health care and their place in it, why they remain in medicine and why they are limited in their ability to lead change in the current system. Doctors are beset by doubts and feel rejected by systems where they should be leaders - some see…

    Paperback – 2013-02-18
    Routledge

  • Performing Nordic Heritage

    Everyday Practices and Institutional Culture, 1st Edition

    By Lizette Gradén

    Edited by Peter Aronsson

    The performance of heritage takes place in prestigious institutions such as museums and archives, in officially sanctioned spaces such as jubilees and public monuments, but also in more mundane, ephemeral and banal cultural practices, such as naming of phenomena, viewing exhibitions or walking in…

    Hardback – 2013-01-21
    Routledge
    The Nordic Experience

  • Museums and Silent Objects: Designing Effective Exhibitions

    1st Edition

    By Francesca Monti, Suzanne Keene

    In a society where split-second decisions about the value of things are grounded on how they look, museum visitors are often drawn to visually striking or iconic objects. This book investigates the question of the treatment of items on display in museums which are less conspicuous but potentially…

    Hardback – 2013-01-11
    Routledge

  • University Libraries and Space in the Digital World

    1st Edition

    By Graham Walton

    Edited by Graham Matthews

    This timely book addresses physical space in university libraries in the digital age. It considers the history of the use of space, integrates case studies from around the world with theoretical perspectives, explores recent developments including new build and refurbishment. With users at the…

    Hardback – 2013-01-09
    Routledge

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