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  1. Illicit Antiquities

    The Theft of Culture and the Extinction of Archaeology

    By Neil Brodie, Kathryn Walker Tubb

    Series: One World Archaeology

    The exploitation of archaeological sites for commercial gain is a serious problem worldwide. In peace and during wartime archaeological sites and cultural institutions, both on land and underwater, are attacked and their contents robbed for sale on an international 'antiquities' market. Objects are...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Cultural Heritage Management in China

    Preserving the Cities of the Pearl River Delta

    Edited by Hilary Du Cros, Yok-shiu F. Lee

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Cultural Heritage Management in China presents a thematic examination of the development of cultural heritage management (CHM) in an Asian context. It challenges assumptions of the primacy of community-sponsored action and heritage authority based on Western-derived ideals and practices that fit...

    Published April 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Young People, Social Capital and Ethnic Identity

    Edited by Tracey Reynolds

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    Social capital and ethnicity are crucial to young people’s understandings of their social world. The strong bonding networks often assumed in ethnic groups suggest that individuals may prefer to be bonded to each other according to shared socio-cultural factors such as shared histories, memories,...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Irish Identities in Victorian Britain

    Edited by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley

    Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes...

    Published July 14th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Cultures of Globalization

    Coherence, Hybridity, Contestation

    Edited by Kevin Archer, M. Martin Bosman, M. Mark Amen, Ella Schmidt

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Much has been written about the economic and political implications of the contemporary process of globalization. Much less has been written about the specific cultural implications. Previously published as a special issue of Globalizations, this book seeks to add to our knowledge of the latter by...

    Published February 25th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Diaspora Strikes Back

    Caribeño Tales of Learning and Turning

    By Juan Flores

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    In The Diaspora Strikes Back the eminent ethnic and cultural studies scholar Juan Flores flips the process on its head: what happens to the home country when it is being constantly fed by emigrants returning from abroad? He looks at how 'Nuyoricans' (Puerto Rican New Yorkers) have transformed the...

    Published August 7th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Irish Migration, Networks and Ethnic Identities since 1750

    Edited by Donald Macraild, Enda Delaney

    This collection of essays demonstrates in vivid detail how a range of formal and informal networks shaped the Irish experience of emigration, settlement and the construction of ethnic identity in a variety of geographical contexts since 1750. It examines topics as diverse as the associational...

    Published August 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Heritage

    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Laurajane Smith

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    Cultural Heritage is a new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies. Edited by Laurajane Smith of the University of York, UK, this four-volume collection brings together the essential Anglophone literature of heritage studies. Encompassing both...

    Published December 7th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Nature of Cultural Heritage, and the Culture of Natural Heritage

    Edited by David Lowenthal, Kenneth Olwig

    The idea that the heritage of nature is fundamentally cultural is provocative to many, but it is becoming increasingly accepted in the context of heritage preservation. It is argued here that a person’s perspective on natural vs. cultural heritage as a contested patrimony is, to some extent,...

    Published April 20th 2006 by Routledge