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  • (Un)Stable Relations

    Horses, Humans and Social Agency

    By Lynda Birke, Kirrilly Thompson

    This original and insightful book explores how horses can be considered as social actors within shared interspecies networks. It examines what we know about how horses understand us and how we perceive them, as well as the implications of actively recognising other animals as actors within shared…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Heritage of Death

    Landscapes of Emotion, Memory and Practice

    Edited by Mattias Frihammar, Helaine Silverman

    Today, death is being reconceptualised around the world as heritage, replete with material markers and intangible performances. These heritages of death are personal, national and international. They are vernacular as well as official, sanctioned as well as alternative. This book brings together…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Rivers and Society

    Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods

    Edited by Malcolm Cooper, Abhik Chakraborty, Shamik Chakraborty

    Rivers and their watersheds constitute some of the most dynamic and complex landscapes. Rivers have sustained human communities, and human societies have utilized and altered river flows in a number of ways for millennia. However, the level of human impact on rivers, and on watershed environments,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • World Heritage Conservation

    The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development

    By Claire Cave, Elene Negussie

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Designing with Smell

    Practices, Techniques and Challenges

    Edited by Victoria Henshaw, Kate McLean, Dominic Medway, Chris Perkins, Gary Warnaby

    Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and artistic practices. This book provides practical guidance regarding different…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Research Volunteer Tourism

    Volunteer Tourism

    By Angela M Benson

    Volunteer tourism is one of the major growth areas in contemporary tourism, where tourists for various reasons seek alternative goodwill experiences and activities. An emerging segment of this is Research Volunteer Tourism. Research Volunteer Tourism is where; volunteers either engage in research…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Waterways and the Cultural Landscape

    Edited by Francesco Vallerani, Francesco Visentin

    Water control and management have been fundamental to the building of human civilisation. In Europe, the regulation of major rivers, the digging of canals and the wetland reclamation schemes from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, generated new typologies of waterscapes with significant…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series

  • Slow Tourism, Food and Cities

    Pace and the Search for the "Good Life"

    Edited by Michael Clancy

    Slow Food began in the late 1980s as a response to the spread of fast food establishments and as a larger statement against globalization and the perceived deterioration of modern life. Since then, slow practices have permeated into other areas, including cities and territories and travel and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Social, Cultural and Economic Impacts of Wine in New Zealand.

    Edited by Peter J. Howland

    New Zealand’s wine came to the world’s attention in the late 1980’s with its production of some of the best quality sauvignon blancs. Since then the industry has grown significantly and has increasingly gained an international reputation as a producer of quality, boutique wines.This volume provides…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

  • Leisure and Food

    Edited by Heather Mair, Jennifer Sumner

    Leisure and food seem to be a natural fit, but the recent, unprecedented focus on all aspects of food has not been reflected in the field of leisure studies. This book is the first to combine these vital aspects of human interest by exploring the interface between leisure and food in a number of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Wellness Tourism

    A Destination Perspective

    Edited by Cornelia Voigt, Christof Pforr

    Core values of society, health and wellbeing impact today on all aspects of our lives, and have also increasingly influenced patterns of tourism consumption and production. In this context wellness has developed into a significant dimension of tourism in a number of new and long established…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Event Volunteering.

    International Perspectives on the Event Volunteering Experience

    Edited by Karen A. Smith, Leonie Lockstone-Binney, Kirsten Holmes, Tom Baum

    Volunteers make important contributions across the spectrum of event settings, most visibly at high profile mega events such as the Olympic Games they are volunteers are lauded as ‘Games makers’, ’unsung heroes’ and the like. Less visibly volunteers are the heart and soul of community events and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

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