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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education

    What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Bennett, Mike Kent

    Since the first MOOC was launched at the University of Manitoba in 2008, this new form of the massification of higher education has been a rollercoaster ride for the university sector. The New York Times famously declared 2012 to be the year of the MOOC. However, by 2014, the number of academic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge

  • Displaced Archives

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Lowry

    Displaced archives have long been a problem and their existence continues to trouble archivists, historians and government officials. Displaced Archives brings together leading international experts to comprehensively explore the current state of affairs for the first time. Drawing on case studies…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge

  • Queer in Translation

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-01-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Visioning Technologies

    The Architectures of Sight, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age

    Search All About It!, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-12
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Take One Building : Interdisciplinary Research Perspectives of the Seattle Central Library

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Conroy Dalton, Christoph Hölscher

    This book evaluates how we experience and understand buildings in different ways depending upon our academic and professional background. With reference to Rem Koolhaas' Seattle Central Library, the book illustrates a range of different methods available through its application to the building. By…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Wisdom Learning

    Perspectives on Wising-Up Business and Management Education, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-11-29
    Gower
    The Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series

  • Valuing World Heritage Cities

    1st Edition

    By Tanja Vahtikari

    With its celebrated World Heritage List, UNESCO steers the global heritage agenda through the definition and redefinition of what constitutes heritage and by offering the highest-level forum for heritage professionalism. While it is the national governments that nominate sites for inclusion in the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Memory and Forgetting in the Post-Holocaust Era

    The Ethics of Never Again, 1st Edition

    By Alejandro Baer, Natan Sznaider

    To forget after Auschwitz is considered barbaric. Baer and Sznaider question this assumption not only in regard to the Holocaust but to other political crimes as well. The duties of memory surrounding the Holocaust have spread around the globe and interacted with other narratives of victimization…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Libraries of Light

    British public library design in the long 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black

    For the first hundred years or so of their history, public libraries in Britain were built in an array of revivalist architectural styles. This backward-looking tradition was decisively broken in the 1960s as many new libraries were erected up and down the country. In this new Routledge book,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge

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