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  • Re-imagining Heritage Interpretation

    Enchanting the Past-Future, 1st Edition

    By Russell Staiff

    This book challenges traditional approaches to heritage interpretation and offers an alternative theoretical architecture to the current research and practice. Russell Staiff suggests that the dialogue between visitors and heritage places has been too focused on learning outcomes, and so heritage…

    Hardback – 2014-01-07

  • Who Needs Experts?

    Counter-mapping Cultural Heritage, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Schofield

    Taking the significant Faro Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (Council of Europe 2005) as its starting point, this book presents pragmatic views on the rise of the local and the everyday within cultural heritage discourse. Bringing together a range of case studies within a…

    Hardback – 2014-01-02
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Defining Digital Humanities

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Terras, Julianne Nyhan, Edward Vanhoutte

    Digital Humanities is becoming an increasingly popular focus of academic endeavour. There are now hundreds of Digital Humanities centres worldwide and the subject is taught at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. Yet the term ’Digital Humanities’ is much debated. This reader brings together,…

    Paperback – 2013-12-23
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Libraries, Literatures, and Archives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sas Mays

    Not only does the library have a long and complex history and politics, but it has an ambivalent presence in Western culture – both a site of positive knowledge and a site of error, confusion, and loss. Nevertheless, in literary studies and in the humanities, including book history, the figure of…

    Hardback – 2013-12-07
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Landscapes of Protest in the Scottish Highlands after 1914

    The Later Highland Land Wars, 1st Edition

    By Iain J.M. Robertson

    In November 1918, the implementation of agrarian change in the Scottish Highlands threatened another wave of unemployment and eviction for the land-working population, which led to widespread and varied social protest. Those who had been away on war service (and their families) faced returning to…

    Hardback – 2013-11-13

  • Artistic Lives

    A Study of Creativity in Two European Cities, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Forkert

    Artistic Lives examines cultural production as a non-standard, self-directed, and frequently unpaid activity, which is susceptible to developments that affect the availability of unstructured time. It engages with discourses which have historically had little to do with the arts, including urban…

    Hardback – 2013-11-09

  • World Art and the Legacies of Colonial Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel J. Rycroft

    How have imperialism and its after-effects impacted patterns of cultural exchange, artistic creativity and historical/curatorial interpretation? World Art and the Legacies of Colonial Violence - comprised of ten essays by an international roster of art historians, curators, and anthropologists -…

    Hardback – 2013-11-06

  • Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Collins, John Martin, Wray Vamplew

    Providing a social, economic and political study of field sports and those other activities and customs labelled as rural sports, from the earliest of times to the present day in all of the United Kingdom and Ireland.This book brings together several distinct types of traditional rural sports with…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge Sports Reference Series

  • Museums, Health and Well-Being

    1st Edition

    By Helen Chatterjee, Guy Noble

    The role of museums in enhancing well-being and improving health through social intervention is one of the foremost topics of importance in the museums sector today. With an aging population and emerging policies on the social responsibilities of museums, the sector is facing an unprecedented…

    Hardback – 2013-10-18

  • Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy

    Once Upon a Time in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By Constance DeVereaux, Martin Griffin

    The story of arts and cultural policy in the twenty-first century is inherently of global concern no matter how local it seems. At the same time, questions of identity have in many ways become more challenging than before. Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy: Once Upon a Time in a…

    Hardback – 2013-10-09

  • Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Ross J. Wilson

    As the hundredth anniversary approaches, it is timely to reflect not only upon the Great War itself and on the memorials which were erected to ensure it did not slip from national consciousness, but also to reflect upon its rich and substantial cultural legacy. This book examines the heritage of…

    Hardback – 2013-08-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The Boundaries of the Literary Archive

    Reclamation and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Stead

    Edited by Carrie Smith

    This volume offers new and challenging interdisciplinary approaches to the use and study of literary archives. Interrogating literary and archival methodology and foregrounding new forms of textual scholarship, the collection includes essays from both academics and archivists to address the full…

    Hardback – 2013-08-28

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