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  • Valuing Historic Environments

    1st Edition

    By John Pendlebury

    Edited by Lisanne Gibson

    This volume brings together an interdisciplinary team of leading scholars to discuss frameworks of value in relation to the preservation of historic environments. Starting from the premise that heritage values are culturally and historically constructed, the book examines the effects of pluralist…

    Hardback – 2009-05-15
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums

    1st Edition

    By Graham Matthews, Yvonne Smith

    This important book assesses the current state of disaster management in archives, libraries and museums in the UK and around the world, and provides recommendations for addressing current and future threats. Following an introductory outline of the topic and terminology, the authors provide a…

    Hardback – 2009-03-28
    Routledge

  • Transferred Illusions

    Digital Technology and the Forms of Print, 1st Edition

    By Marilyn Deegan, Kathryn Sutherland

    This is a study of the forms and institutions of print - newspapers, books, scholarly editions, publishing, libraries - as they relate to and are changed by emergent digital forms and institutions. In the early 1990s hypertext was briefly hailed as a liberating writing tool for non-linear creation.…

    Hardback – 2009-03-28
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • What's in a Word-list?

    Investigating Word Frequency and Keyword Extraction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Archer

    The frequency with which particular words are used in a text can tell us something meaningful both about that text and also about its author because their choice of words is seldom random. Focusing on the most frequent lexical items of a number of generated word frequency lists can help us to…

    Hardback – 2009-03-09
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Multiplicities of Internet Addiction

    The Misrecognition of Leisure and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Nicola F. Johnson

    Overuse of the internet is often characterized as problematic, disruptive, or addictive, with stories frequently claiming that online use interferes with relationships, or that 'excessive' time in front of computer screens is unhealthy. The Multiplicities of Internet Addiction contests the claim…

    Hardback – 2009-02-17
    Routledge

  • Southeast Asian Culture and Heritage in a Globalising World

    Diverging Identities in a Dynamic Region, 1st Edition

    By Rahil Ismail

    Edited by Brian Shaw

    Southeast Asia has in recent years become a crossroads of cultures with high levels of ethnic pluralism, not only between countries, sub-regions and urban areas, but also at the local levels of community and neighbourhood. Illustrated by a series of international case studies, this book…

    Hardback – 2009-01-14
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Renewing our Libraries

    Case Studies in Re-planning and Refurbishment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dewe

    With the wish to heighten their profile, modernize their environment and increase use, libraries in the UK have refurbished and, where necessary and possible, extended their existing buildings. Although much has been achieved in this regard across the UK, more continues and needs to be accomplished…

    Hardback – 2009-01-12
    Routledge

  • Text Editing, Print and the Digital World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Sutherland, Marilyn Deegan

    Traditional critical editing, defined by the paper and print limitations of the book, is now considered by many to be inadequate for the expression and interpretation of complex works of literature. At the same time, digital developments are permitting us to extend the range of text objects we can…

    Hardback – 2008-12-28
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Wintle

    A Who's Who of Western culture, from Woody Allen to Emile Zola... Containing four hundred essay-style entries, and covering the period from 1850 to the present, The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture includes artists, writers, dramatists, architects, philosophers, anthropologists, scientists,…

    Hardback – 2008-11-28
    Routledge

  • Digital Images for the Information Professional

    1st Edition

    By Melissa Terras

    In the past decade, the way image based media is created, disseminated, and shared has changed exponentially, as digital imaging technology has replaced traditional film based media. Digital images have become the pervasive photographic medium of choice for the general public. Most libraries,…

    Hardback – 2008-11-20
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Port Cities of Atlantic Iberia, c. 1500–1900

    1st Edition

    By Patrick O'Flanagan

    Charting the evolution of the port cities of Atlantic Spain and Portugal over four centuries, this book examines the often dynamic interaction between the large privileged ports of Lisbon, Seville and Cadiz (the Metropoles) and the smaller ports of, among others, Oporto, Corunna and Santander (the…

    Hardback – 2008-10-28
    Routledge

  • Leading Contemporary Economists

    Economics at the cutting edge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Pressman

    This book describes the important contributions of several contemporary economic figures including recent Nobel Laureates. Describing their work and putting it into an historical perspective, these chapters explain how their work constitutes a major contribution to the discipline of economics and…

    Hardback – 2008-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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