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  • Visual Interface Design for Digital Cultural Heritage

    A Guide to Rich-Prospect Browsing, 1st Edition

    By Stan Ruecker, Milena Radzikowska, Stefan Sinclair

    Browsing for information is a significant part of most research activity, but many online collections hamper browsing with interfaces that are variants on a search box. Research shows that rich-prospect interfaces can offer an intuitive and highly flexible alternative environment for information…

    Hardback – 2011-06-28
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Competitive Advantage of Regions and Nations

    Technology Transfer Through Foreign Direct Investment, 1st Edition

    By Boris Ricken, George Malcotsis

    The importance of technology transfer for the competitive advantage of companies and the economic success of nations cannot be overstated. Technology is a determining element for firms and nations to increase productivity, to compete, and to prosper. In The Competitive Advantage of Regions and…

    Hardback – 2011-05-09
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Fair Trade

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meera Warrier

    The Politics of Fair Trade is a brand new title that explores the current issues in fair trade, featuring in-depth analysis by the leading experts in this field. Edited by Meera Warrier, this exciting title boasts case studies of the key commodities involved in fair trade issues, plus an A-Z of…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Perspectives on Information

    1st Edition

    Edited by Magnus Ramage, David Chapman

    Information is everywhere, and defines everything in today's society. Moreover, information is a key concept in a wide range of academic disciplines, from quantum physics to public policy. However, these disciplines all interpret the concept in quite different ways. This book looks at information…

    Hardback – 2011-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Landscapes, Identities and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zoran Roca, Paul Claval, John Agnew

    Bringing together theoretical and empirical research from 22 countries in Europe, North America, Australia, South America and Japan, this book offers a state-of-the-art survey of conceptual and methodological research and planning issues relating to landscape, heritage, [and] development. It has 30…

    Hardback – 2011-02-17
    Routledge

  • Local Heritage, Global Context

    Cultural Perspectives on Sense of Place, 1st Edition

    By Rosy Szymanski

    Edited by John Schofield

    'Sense of place' has become a familiar phrase, used to describe emotional attachment to a particular location. As heritage management policy and practices increasingly attempt to draw on the views and expressions of interest amongst local communities, it is important to have a better grasp of what…

    Hardback – 2010-12-23
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The Politics of Narcotic Drugs

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Buxton

    The Politics of Narcotic Drugs brings together leading experts on the drugs trade to provide an accessible yet detailed analysis of the multiple challenges that the contemporary trade in narcotic drugs and its prohibition pose, from the local to the international community.…

    Hardback – 2010-12-17
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • The Politics of Space

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eligar Sadeh

    The development and exploration of space are scientific and engineering pursuits.However, politics determine which space programmes and projects are pursued, and establish cost, performance and schedule parameters for these ends. The goal of this volume, The Politics of Space: A Survey, is to…

    Hardback – 2010-11-01
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Politics of Terrorism

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew T .H. Tan

    Terrorism is increasingly at the forefront of political agendas. Events world-wide have led to an increased awareness and response to this global phenomenon. The focus of this volume is on examining the fundamental causes of alienation and rebellion that underlie the use of terrorism as an…

    Paperback – 2010-10-12
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • The Politics of Maritime Power

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew T. H . Tan

    Since the crucial maritime battles that were fought during the Second World War in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the post-war period, which saw a naval standoff between a vast US navy and a growing Soviet navy, the focus of international maritime power has changed. Major maritime…

    Paperback – 2010-10-12
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Politics of Conflict

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vassilis K. Fouskas

    Four sections present a thorough overview of current issues in the politics of conflict in historical perspective. Essay chapters written by a variety of academic and other experts on topics including conflicts in Latin America, Africa, the Caucasus and Central Asia, South Asia and South-East Asia,…

    Paperback – 2010-10-12
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Art Practice in a Digital Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hazel Gardiner, Charlie Gere

    Much as art history is in the process of being transformed by new information communication technologies, often in ways that are either disavowed or resisted, art practice is also being changed by those same technologies. One of the most obvious symptoms of this change is the increasing numbers of…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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