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  • Critical Gaming: Interactive History and Virtual Heritage

    1st Edition

    By Erik Champion

    This book explains how designing, playing and modifying computer games, and understanding the theory behind them, can strengthen the area of digital humanities. This book aims to help digital humanities scholars understand both the issues and also advantages of game design, as well as encouraging…

    Hardback – 2015-09-11
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • World Heritage, Tourism and Identity

    Inscription and Co-production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurent Bourdeau, Maria Gravari-Barbas, Mike Robinson

    The remarkable success of the 1972 UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage is borne out by the fact that nearly 1,000 properties have now been designated as possessing Outstanding Universal Value and recognition given to the imperative for their protection…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Cultural Heritage Rights

    1st Edition

    By Anthony J. Connolly

    This collection brings together selected articles on key areas in the field of cultural heritage rights discourse. Contributed by an international group of scholars, the papers address conceptual and political issues and explore themes in contemporary literature on cultural heritage such as…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge
    The International Library of Essays on Rights

  • Copyrighting Creativity

    Creative Values, Cultural Heritage Institutions and Systems of Intellectual Property, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helle Porsdam

    What is the relationship between creativity, cultural heritage institutions and copyright? Who owns culture and cultural heritage? The digital age has expanded the horizon of creative possibilities for artists and cultural institutions - what is the impact on legal regimes that were constructed for…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Digital Scholarly Editing

    Theories, Models and Methods, 1st Edition

    By Elena Pierazzo

    This book provides an up-to-date, coherent and comprehensive treatment of digital scholarly editing, organized according to the typical timeline and workflow of the preparation of an edition: from the choice of the object to edit, the editorial work, post-production and publication, the use of the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Consumer Protection and Online Auction Platforms

    Towards a Safer Legal Framework, 1st Edition

    By Christine Riefa

    Online auctions have undergone many transformations and continue to attract millions of customers worldwide. However these popular platforms remain understudied by legal scholars and misunderstood by legislators. This book explores the legal classification of online auction sites across a range of…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Markets and the Law

  • Building a World Heritage City

    Sanaa, Yemen, 1st Edition

    By Michele Lamprakos

    "Society of Architectural Historians Spiro Kostof Book Award, Honorable Mention, 2018" The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Tourism Encounters and Controversies

    Ontological Politics of Tourism Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson, Carina Ren, van der Duim René

    The multiplicity of tourism encounters provide some of the best available occasions to observe the social world and its making(s). Focusing on ontological politics of tourism development, this book examines how different versions of tourism are enacted, how encounters between different versions of…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Video Art Historicized

    Traditions and Negotiations, 1st Edition

    By Malin Hedlin Hayden

    Video art emerged as an art form that from the 1960s and onwards challenged the concept of art - hence, art historical practices. From the perspective of artists, critics, and scholars engaged with this new medium, art was seen as too limiting a notion. Important issues were to re-think art as a…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Hero Building

    An Architecture of Scottish National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Johnny Rodger

    Why was it that, across Scotland over the last two and a half centuries, architectural monuments were raised to national heroes? Were hero buildings commissioned as manifestations of certain social beliefs, or as a built environmental form of social advocacy? And if so, then how and why were social…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge

  • Performing Digital

    Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Carlin, Laurene Vaughan

    Digital technologies have transformed archives in every area of their form and function, and as technologies mature so does their capacity to change our understanding and experience of material and performative cultural production. There has been an exponential explosion in the production and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-16
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Human Exhibitions

    Race, Gender and Sexuality in Ethnic Displays, 1st Edition

    By Rikke Andreassen

    From the 1870s to the second decade of the twentieth century, more than fifty exhibitions of so-called exotic people took place in Denmark. Here large numbers of people of Asian and African origin were exhibited for the entertainment and ’education’ of a mass audience. Several of these exhibitions…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

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