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  • The Hero Building

    An Architecture of Scottish National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Johnny Rodger

    Why was it that, across Scotland over the last two and a half centuries, architectural monuments were raised to national heroes? Were hero buildings commissioned as manifestations of certain social beliefs, or as a built environmental form of social advocacy? And if so, then how and why were social…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28

  • Performing Digital

    Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Carlin, Laurene Vaughan

    Digital technologies have transformed archives in every area of their form and function, and as technologies mature so does their capacity to change our understanding and experience of material and performative cultural production. There has been an exponential explosion in the production and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-16
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Human Exhibitions

    Race, Gender and Sexuality in Ethnic Displays, 1st Edition

    By Rikke Andreassen

    From the 1870s to the second decade of the twentieth century, more than fifty exhibitions of so-called exotic people took place in Denmark. Here large numbers of people of Asian and African origin were exhibited for the entertainment and ’education’ of a mass audience. Several of these exhibitions…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Sacred Mobilities

    Journeys of Belief and Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Avril Maddrell, Alan Terry

    This collection draws on the Mobilities approach to look afresh at notions of the sacred where they intersect with people, objects and other things on the move. Consideration of a wide range of spiritual meanings and practices also sheds light on the motivations and experiences associated with…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28

  • The Afterlives of the Psychiatric Asylum

    Recycling Concepts, Sites and Memories, 1st Edition

    By Graham Moon, Robin Kearns

    The last 40 years has seen a significant shift from state commitment to asylum-based mental health care to a mixed economy of care in a variety of locations. In the wake of this deinstitutionalisation, attention to date has focussed on users and providers of care. The consequences for the idea and…

    Hardback – 2015-05-26
    Geographies of Health Series

  • Museums, Migration and Identity in Europe

    Peoples, Places and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Whitehead, Susannah Eckersley, Katherine Lloyd, Rhiannon Mason

    The imperatives surrounding museum representations of place have shifted from the late eighteenth century to today. The political significance of place itself has changed and continues to change at all scales, from local, civic, regional to national and supranational. At the same time, changes in…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28

  • Bosnia and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    By Helen Walasek, contributions by Richard Carlton, Amra Hadžimuhamedović, Valery Perry, Tina Wik

    The massive intentional destruction of cultural heritage during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War targeting a historically diverse identity provoked global condemnation and became a seminal marker in the discourse on cultural heritage. It prompted an urgent reassessment of how cultural property could be…

    Hardback – 2015-03-28
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Security and Privacy

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Savirimuthu

    During the last decade in particular the levels of critical engagement with the challenges posed for privacy by the new technologies have been on the rise. Many scholars have continued to explore the big themes in a manner which typifies the complex interplay between privacy, identity, security and…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    The Library of Essays on Law and Privacy

  • The Individual and Privacy

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph A. Cannataci

    The essays selected for this volume reflect the many paths followed to develop a new, more robust methodology (idMAPPING) for investigating privacy. Each article deals with the three dimensions of time, space and place by addressing a number of questions such as: who? Which individual? When? How?…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    The Library of Essays on Law and Privacy

  • Managing Cultural Heritage

    An International Research Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Luca Zan, Sara Bonini Baraldi, Maria Lusiani, Daniel Shoup, Paolo Ferri, Federica Onofri

    Since the 1990s, heritage studies has emerged as a distinct academic field, and practices and rhetoric drawn from mainstream corporate management and strategic planning have become widespread. Based on extensive research, this book is an in-depth investigation of management practices rather than…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28

  • The Architecture of the Illusive Distance

    1st Edition

    By Amir H. Ameri

    Focusing on three secular institutional building types: libraries, museums, and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which have seen to the formation of these institutions, the development of their architecture,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28

  • Privacy in the Information Society

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Leith

    Information society projects promise wealth and better services to those countries which digitise and encourage the consumer and citizen to participate. As paper recedes into the background and digital data becomes the primary resource in the information society, what does this mean for privacy?…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28
    The Library of Essays on Law and Privacy

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