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  • The Dynamics of Heritage

    History, Memory and the Highland Clearances, 1st Edition

    By Laurence Gouriévidis

    There has been much academic interest in the role of museums as places where understanding of the past is shaped and legitimised for a wide and increasingly diverse public. This book focuses on the museum representations of the Highland Clearances - a much neglected aspect of one of the most…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The Knowledge Business

    The Commodification of Urban and Housing Research, 1st Edition

    By Rob Imrie

    Edited by Chris Allen

    This book provides a critique of the knowledge business, and describes and evaluates its different manifestations in, and impacts on, the university sector. Its focus is the social sciences and, in particular, housing and urban studies. Drawing on a wide range of experiences, both in the UK and…

    Hardback – 2010-09-20

  • The Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection, 1898-1902

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Mark Barnes

    An often overshadowed event in American military history, the Spanish-American War began as a humanitarian effort on the part of the United States to provide military assistance for the liberation of Cuba from Spanish domination. At the time, no one knew that this simple premise would result in an…

    Hardback – 2010-09-03
    Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies

  • The Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment

    From the earliest statutes to the present day, 1st Edition

    By John P. Wilson

    A comprehensive guide to all the main labour market initiatives and agencies combining education and employment in the UK, this encyclopaedia presents an historical progression from the Guilds and Statute of Artifices in 1563 through to present day initiatives and changes. Fully cross-referenced…

    Hardback – 2010-09-02

  • Gaydar Culture

    Gay Men, Technology and Embodiment in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Mowlabocus

    Popular culture has recognized urban gay men's use of the Web over the last ten years, with gay Internet dating and Net-cruising featuring as narrative devices in hit television shows. Yet to date, the relationship between urban gay male culture and digital media technologies has received only…

    Hardback – 2010-08-28

  • Unquiet Pasts

    Risk Society, Lived Cultural Heritage, Re-designing Reflexivity, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Koerner

    Edited by Ian Russell

    This important book addresses critical themes in the development of archaeology as a reflexive, self-critical discipline in the modern world. It explores the ethical, political and cultural tensions and responsibilities which need to be addressed by archaeologists when working within networks of…

    Hardback – 2010-08-24
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The Politics of Climate Change

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Climate change is a defining issue in contemporary life. Since the Industrial Revolution, heavy reliance on carbon-based sources for energy in industry and society has contributed to substantial changes in the climate, indicated by increases in temperature and sea level rise. In the last three…

    Paperback – 2010-08-13
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Landscape, Race and Memory

    Material Ecologies of Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Divya Praful Tolia-Kelly

    Memory is seldom explored through the experience of geographically mobile, racialized populations. Whilst the relationships between the political value of landscape and national memory have previously been written through, there has been little mention of postcolonial, 'diasporic' racialized…

    Hardback – 2010-07-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The Politics of Water

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kai Wegerich, Jeroen Warner

    This authoritative reference work gives timely information on the global politics of water. Readers will find case studies on a variety of complex water situations, from the Okavango River that flows through Angola, Namibia and Botswana, to the Euphrates-Tigris of the Upper Persian Gulf. With the…

    Hardback – 2010-07-09
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Digital Research in the Study of Classical Antiquity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Mahony, Gabriel Bodard

    This book explores the challenges and opportunities presented to Classical scholarship by digital practice and resources. Drawing on the expertise of a community of scholars who use innovative methods and technologies, it shows that traditionally rigorous scholarship is as central to digital…

    Hardback – 2010-05-28
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Culture, Heritage and Representation

    Perspectives on Visuality and the Past, 1st Edition

    By Steve Watson

    Edited by Emma Waterton

    The 'visual' has long played a crucial role in forming experiences, associations, expectations and understandings of heritage. Images convey meaning within a range of practices, including tourism, identity construction, the popularization of the past through a variety of media, and the…

    Hardback – 2010-04-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Social Measurement through Social Surveys

    An Applied Approach, 1st Edition

    By Julie Gibbs

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    How do academic social scientists and survey professionals use social measurement techniques? How are these techniques applied to specific concepts in empirical research? This book is an important resource for students, academic and professional researchers, offering an overview of both new and…

    Paperback – 2010-04-28

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