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  • Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Modern Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, John Pedro Schwartz

    Collecting has a long tradition in the Middle East but the museum as a public institution is relatively new. Today there are national museums for antiquities in most Arab countries. While in some cases the political and social climate has hindered the foundation of museums, with existing…

    Hardback – 2012-08-03
    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…

    Hardback – 2012-07-28
    Routledge

  • Understanding Information and Computation

    From Einstein to Web Science, 1st Edition

    By Philip Tetlow

    The World Wide Web is truly astounding. It has changed the way we interact, learn and innovate. It is the largest sociotechnical system humankind has created and is advancing at a pace that leaves most in awe. It is an unavoidable fact that the future of the world is now inextricably linked to the…

    Hardback – 2012-07-28
    Routledge

  • Media Practices and Protest Politics

    How Precarious Workers Mobilise, 1st Edition

    By Alice Mattoni

    How do precarious workers employed in call-centres, universities, the fashion industry and many other labour markets organise, struggle and communicate to become recognised, influential political subjects? "Media Practices and Protest Politics; How Precarious Workers Mobilise" reveals the process…

    Hardback – 2012-06-28
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of Strategic Foresight

    Navigating Public Policy Making, 1st Edition

    By Tuomo Kuosa

    Embracing the theory and practice of strategic foresight and illuminating how different schools of thought regard its role in policy making, Tuomo Kuosa describes how something not traditionally considered an independent discipline, is steadily becoming one. In The Evolution of Strategic Foresight…

    Hardback – 2012-06-28
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-06-28
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Cosmopolitan Europe: A Strasbourg Self-Portrait

    1st Edition

    By John Western

    The past hundred years of Europe are distilled in the experiences of the citizens of Strasbourg. From the turn of the twentieth century until 1945, Europe's ruling idea of nationalism rendered Strasbourg/Straßburg the prize in a tug-of-war between the two greatest continental powers, France and…

    Hardback – 2012-06-22
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Catherine Cookson Country

    On the Borders of Legitimacy, Fiction, and History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Anne Taddeo

    Britain's most widely read author of the late twentieth century, Catherine Cookson published more than 100 books, including The Fifteen Streets, The Black Velvet Gown, and Katie Mulhollond. Set in England's industrial northeast, her novels depict the social, economic, and emotional hardships of…

    Hardback – 2012-05-29
    Routledge

  • Heritage from Below

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iain J.M. Robertson

    Research into the ways in which the past is constructed and consumed in the present is now reaching a mature stage. This maturity derives from the general acceptance that heritage as a social and cultural construct is closely connected to the making and maintaining of identity at all spatial…

    Hardback – 2012-04-28
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Collaborative Research in the Digital Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willard Mccarty, Marilyn Deegan

    Collaboration within digital humanities is both a pertinent and a pressing topic as the traditional mode of the humanist, working alone in his or her study, is supplemented by explicitly co-operative, interdependent and collaborative research. This is particularly true where computational methods…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-02-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Paradata and Transparency in Virtual Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, Hugh Denard

    Computer-Generated Images (CGIs) are widely used and accepted in the world of entertainment but the use of the very same visualization techniques in academic research in the Arts and Humanities remains controversial. The techniques and conceptual perspectives on heritage visualization are a subject…

    Hardback – 2012-02-22
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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