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  • The Academic Library and Its Users

    1st Edition

    By Peter Jordan

    The many recent changes in higher and further education mean that it is more important than ever to analyse the needs of academic library users, and both promote and provide the service they require. This constructive book, pervaded throughout by the impact of IT on the learning environment,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Re-imagining Heritage Interpretation

    Enchanting the Past-Future, 1st Edition

    By Russell Staiff

    This book challenges traditional approaches to heritage interpretation and offers an alternative theoretical architecture to the current research and practice. Russell Staiff suggests that the dialogue between visitors and heritage places has been too focused on learning outcomes, and so heritage…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Boundaries of the Literary Archive

    Reclamation and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Stead

    Edited by Carrie Smith

    This volume offers new and challenging interdisciplinary approaches to the use and study of literary archives. Interrogating literary and archival methodology and foregrounding new forms of textual scholarship, the collection includes essays from both academics and archivists to address the full…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Postcolonial Museum

    The Arts of Memory and the Pressures of History, 1st Edition

    By Iain Chambers, Alessandra De Angelis, Celeste Ianniciello, Mariangela Orabona

    This book examines how we can conceive of a ’postcolonial museum’ in the contemporary epoch of mass migrations, the internet and digital technologies. The authors consider the museum space, practices and institutions in the light of repressed histories, sounds, voices, images, memories, bodies,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Future of Classification

    1st Edition

    By Rita Marcella, Arthur Maltby

    Classification now has to encompass ’non-physical’ media such as the Internet, yet still ensure access to knowledge held in traditional physical forms on library shelves. What does this mean for the future, and can classification cope with the virtual library? Written by a group of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Responsive Museum

    Working with Audiences in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Lang, John Reeve

    What is the relationship today between museums, galleries and learning? The Responsive Museum interrogates the thinking, policies and practices that underpin the educational role of the museum. It unravels the complex relationship of museums with their publics, and discusses today's challenges and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Uncertain Images: Museums and the Work of Photographs

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Edwards, Sigrid Lien

    Almost all museums hold photographs in their collections, and museum professionals and their audiences engage with photographs in a myriad of ways. Yet despite some three decades of critical museology and photographic theory, and an extensive debate on the politics of representation, outside art…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

  • Handbook of South American Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pia Riggirozzi, Christopher Wylde

    Governance in South America is signified by strategies pursued by state and non-state actors directed to enhancing (some aspect of) their capabilities and powers of agency. It is about the spaces and the practices available, demanded or created to ‘make politics happen’. This framework lends…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The USA and Canada 2018

    20th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

      Combining impartial analysis with reliable facts and figures, this fully revised and updated 20th edition provides up-to-date commentary on these vast North American nations. General Survey Essays by leading experts analyse topics of regional importance, including: - US-Canadian integration…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    USA and Canada

  • The Europa Regional Surveys of the World 2018

    9-Volume Set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World Set 2018 is a timely and authoritative reference source, vast in its scope. The set consists of nine volumes, covering all the world regions, from South Asia to North America. These can be purchased individually or together. Each volume provides a vast…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Loyita Worley

    For this new handbook BIALL (British and Irish Association of Law Librarians) has brought together an unparalleled team of respected experts to provide authoritative and up-to-date best practice guidance on the key legal information issues for every type of service, focusing particularly on the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

  • Building a World Heritage City

    Sanaa, Yemen, 1st Edition

    By Michele Lamprakos

    The conservation of old Sanaa is a major cultural heritage initiative that began in the 1980's under the auspices of UNESCO; it continues today, led by local agencies and actors. In contrast to other parts of the world where conservation was introduced at a later date to remediate the effects of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

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