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  • Electronic Commerce and International Private Law

    A Study of Electronic Consumer Contracts, 1st Edition

    By Lorna E. Gillies

    Electronic Commerce and International Private Law examines the maximization of consumer protection via the consumer's jurisdiction and law. It discusses the proposition that a new connecting factor be used to improve the efficiency of juridical protection for consumers who contract with foreign…

    Hardback – 2008-09-28

  • Jewish Topographies

    Visions of Space, Traditions of Place, 1st Edition

    By Julia Brauch, Anna Lipphardt

    How have Jews experienced their environments and how have they engaged with specific places? How do Jewish spaces emerge, how are they contested, performed and used? With these questions in mind, this anthology focuses on the production of Jewish space and lived Jewish spaces and sheds light on…

    Hardback – 2008-09-19
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Making Digital Cultures

    Access, Interactivity, and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    By Martin Hand

    Many people in the West or global North now live in a culture of 24/7 instant messaging, iPods and MP3s, streamed content, blogs, ubiquitous digital images and Facebook. But they are also surrounded by even more paper, books, telephone calls and material objects of one kind or another. The…

    Hardback – 2008-08-18

  • The Social Dynamics of Information and Communication Technology

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Haddon

    Edited by Eugène Loos

    What shapes the role of Information and Communication Technologies in our everyday life? Despite the speed with which information and communication technologies such as the PC, mobile telephone and internet have found their way into society, there remains a good deal of debate surrounding their…

    Hardback – 2008-08-01

  • Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources

    A Guide for Library and Information Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Collins, Patrick Carr

    Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources: A Guide for Library and Information Professionals is a collection of essays from the leading authorities on print-to-e-resource transition – from library institutions of all sizes and levels of funding. This book will help…

    Hardback – 2008-06-30
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet

    1st Edition

    By Ka Wai Fan

    A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet frees readers from having to sift through countless websites to find up-to-date, high quality, reliable information on all types of Chinese medicine. This handy resource provides an introduction to the terms and philosophies of Chinese medicine in…

    Paperback – 2008-06-12

  • Geography and Genealogy

    Locating Personal Pasts, 1st Edition

    By Jeanne Kay Guelke

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    Genealogy has become a widely popular pursuit, as millions of people now research their family history, trace their forebears, attend family reunions and travel to ancestral home sites. Geographers have much to contribute to the serious study of the family history phenomenon. Land records, maps…

    Hardback – 2008-03-25
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Sonic Synergies: Music, Technology, Community, Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerry Bloustien, Susan Luckman, Margaret Peters

    Sonic Synergies: Music, Technology, Community, Identity focuses on the new and emerging synergies of music and digital technology within the new knowledge economies. Eighteen scholars representing six international perspectives explore the global and local ramifications of rapidly changing new…

    Hardback – 2008-02-28
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • European Modernism and the Information Society

    Informing the Present, Understanding the Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Boyd Rayward

    Uniting a team of international and interdisciplinary scholars, this volume considers the views of early twentieth-century European thinkers on the creation, dissemination and management of publicly available information. Interdisciplinary in perspective, the volume reflects the nature of the…

    Hardback – 2008-01-28

  • Living Ruins, Value Conflicts

    1st Edition

    By Argyro Loukaki

    Using monuments and ruins by way of illustration, this fascinating book examines the symbolic, ideological, geographical and aesthetic importance of Greek classical iconography for the Western world. It examines how classical Greek monuments are simultaneously perceived as sublime national symbols…

    Hardback – 2008-01-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • The University of Google

    Education in the (Post) Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Tara Brabazon

    Looking at schools and universities, it is difficult to pinpoint when education, teaching and learning started to haemorrhage purpose, aspiration and function. Libraries and librarians have been starved of funding. Teachers cram their curriculum with 'skill development' and 'generic competencies'…

    Hardback – 2007-11-20

  • Museum Informatics

    People, Information, and Technology in Museums, 1st Edition

    By Paul F. Marty, Katherine Burton Jones

    Museum Informatics explores the sociotechnical issues that arise when people, information, and technology interact in museums. It is designed specifically to address the many challenges faced by museums, museum professionals, and museum visitors in the information society. It examines not only…

    Hardback – 2007-09-07
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

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