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Egyptian Revolutions : Conflict, Repetition and Identification.

Treacher Kabesh, Amal.
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(2018)  | 9781783481880 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 176pp
AUD 55.95 (inc. GST), AUD 50.86 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
A conceptual analysis of the impact of the socio-political conditions in Egypt on ‘ordinary’ citizens and identity.

A marxist history of the world - second edition : from neanderthals to neoliberals.

Faulkner, Neil.
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(2018)  | 9780745338040 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 512pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
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History is a weapon. The powerful have their version of events, the people have another. And if we understand how the past was forged, we arm ourselves to change the future. This is the history of the struggle and revolution of human society: of hominids, hunters and herders; of emperors and slaves;...

Sinjar: America's Heroic 14-day Battle to Save the Yazidis from Islamic State

Shand, Susan.
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(2018)  | 9781493033652 | The Lyons Press | hbk. | book | 268pp
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On August 3rd, 2014, the Islamic State attacked the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, sweeping down into Iraq’s Nineveh province. Islamic State struck the ancient Yazidi people, citizens of Iraq who had lived in the country’s north for centuries. Within minutes, more than 150,000 members of this pre-Abrahamic...

The Forgotten Trail to Appomattox: Hidden Civil War Sites and Destinations across America

Denmon, Randy.
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(2018)  | 9781493033515 | The Lyons Press | pbk. | book | 288pp
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Of the forty-five Civil War Battles that the National Park Service lists as “Decisive,” only about half have been preserved by the Park Service. The Federal Government’s preservation efforts have made tiny, out-of-the-way places that shouldn’t be known outside the county in which they are located into...

Insiders' Guide® to Florida Keys & Key West

Gray, Juliet.
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(2018)  | 9781493031375 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 18th ed.,  | book | 320pp
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Coming in September 2018
Written by a local and true insider, Insiders' Guide to Florida Keys & Key Westis the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information. Eachguide is packed with useful tips on places to stay, restaurants, events,attractions, fun things to do with the kids, nightlife, recreation, shopping,local...

Texas Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun

Naylor, June.
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(2018)  | 9781493034604 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 11th rev ed.,  | book | 320pp
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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you’re a visitor or a locallooking for something different, Texas Off the Beaten Path shows you the LoneStart State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you tothose you never knew existed—from the best in local dining to quirky...

Paris on the Brink: The 1930s Paris of Jean Renoir, Salvador Dalí, Simone De Beauvoir, André Gide, Sylvia Beach, Léon Blum, and Their Friends

McAuliffe, Mary.
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(2018)  | 9781538112373 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 384pp
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Paris on the Brink vividly portrays the City of Light during the tumultuous 1930s, from the Wall Street Crash of 1929 to war and German Occupation. This was a dangerous and turbulent decade, during which workers flexed their economic muscle and their opponents struck back with increasing violence. As...

Secret Treasure of Oak Island: The Amazing True Story of a Centuries-Old Treasure Hunt

O'Connor, D'Arcy.
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(2018)  | 9781493037001 | The Lyons Press | pbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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It started on a summer afternoon in 1795 when a young man named Daniel McGinnis found what appeared to be an old site on an island off the Acadian coast, a coastline fabled for the skullduggery of pirates. The notorious Captain Kidd was rumored to have left part of his treasure somewhere along here,...

Historical Dictionary of Chad

Azevedo, Mario J. Decalo, Samuel.
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(2018)  | 9781538114360 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 4th ed.,  | book | 766pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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Having achieved its independence from France in 1960, Chad has run into a serious crises of national building, which have continued to haunt it to the present day, making it one of the poorest and most politically unstable countries on the globe. Chad is a country with sharp geographic and climatic...

A Regional Geography of the United States and Canada: Toward a Sustainable Future

BENTON-SHORT. M. SHORT. Benton-Short, Lisa. Mayda, Chris. Short, John Rennie.
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(2018)  | 9781442277182 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 648pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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In this comprehensive new text, Chris Mayda offers an exciting alternative toconventional North American geographies. Throughout her thorough discussion ofthe physical and human geography of the United States and Canada, the authorweaves in the key themes of environment and sustainability. Her inclusive...

Trump Troubadour No More: How I Lost Faith in Our President

Moss, Kraig. Smitherman, Dave.
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(2018)  | 9781538111154 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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Early in the 2016 presidential campaign at a rally in Iowa, candidate Donald Trump looked directly from the stage at Kraig Moss, a supporter whose son had died from a heroin overdose. The crowd cheered as Trump pledged to end the heroin epidemic and praised Kraig as a great father. Moss was hooked....

The Reagans: Portrait of a Marriage

Edwards, Anne.
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(2018)  | 9781493036462 | The Lyons Press | pbk. | book | 432pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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He was an actor, newly divorced, whose controversial tenure as president of theScreen Actors Guild was drawing more attention than his fading film career. Shewas a contract player at MGM, unmarried and rapidly growing too old to play thestarlet. It was time, she decided, to settle down and become Mrs....

Flirting with Mermaids: The Unpredictable Life of a Sailboat Delivery Skipper

Kretschmer, John.
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(2018)  | 9781493035298 | The Lyons Press | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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Over the course of twenty years of delivering sailboats to far-flung quaysides,John Kretschmer has had innumerable adventures, both humorous and terrifying. inFlirting with Mermaids, he recounts the most memorable of them. He crosses theWestern Caribbean with a crew of eccentric Swedes researching ancient...

Mohandas karamchand gandhi : india's non-violent revolutionary?.

Ahmed, Talat.
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(2018)  | 9780745334288 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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This book covers the life of the most iconic figure of Indian nationalism. Gandhi remains an inspirational individual for contemporary audiences. As an apostle of non-violence, he is celebrated in countless books and films.Talat Ahmed's unparalleled approach is to locate Gandhi as an activist and revolutionary...

Mohandas karamchand gandhi : india's non-violent revolutionary?.

Ahmed, Talat.
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(2018)  | 9780745334295 | Pluto Press UK | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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This book covers the life of the most iconic figure of Indian nationalism. Gandhi remains an inspirational individual for contemporary audiences. As an apostle of non-violence, he is celebrated in countless books and films.Talat Ahmed's unparalleled approach is to locate Gandhi as an activist and revolutionary...

History of arab americans : exploring diverse roots.

McCloud-Al-Deen, Aminah. Al-Deen, Aminah.
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(2018)  | 9781440840685 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 219pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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From the restrictive immigration laws that the United States Congress passed against Arabs in the early 20th century to the backlash against this community following September 11, Arab Americans have faced both successes and challenges in their quest to become part of American culture. This timely study...

Urban Archaeology Boston

Tobyne, Dan.
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(2018)  | 9781608939916 | Down East Books | hbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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Cities are constantly changing, constantly under construction, constantly movingforward. But if you know how and where to look, and if you look carefully, muchof the past is waiting to be rediscovered beneath the façade of progress. DanTobyne leads readers on a contemporary archaeological tour of Boston,...

Europeans Abroad, 1450-1750

Ringrose, David.
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(2018)  | 9781442251762 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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This innovative book looks beyond the traditional history of European expansion--which highlights European conquests, empire building, and hegemony--in order to explore the more human and realistic dimensions of European experiences abroad. David Ringrose argues that Early Modern Europe was relatively...

Tokyo Central: A Memoir

Seidensticker, Edward G.
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(2018)  | 9780295996233 | University of Washington Press | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 19/7/2018
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German Unification and its Discontents: Documents From the Peaceful Revolution

Gray, Richard T. Wilke, Sabine.
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(2018)  | 9780295997407 | University of Washington Press | hbk. | book | 379pp | Availability last checked: 19/7/2018
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A chronological collection of speeches, television addresses, essays, treaties, and statements documenting the circumstances and events surrounding German unification, from the grassroots movements in the GDR to the merger of the two states in October 1993.

The Oral History Manual

Quinlan, Mary Kay. Sommer, Barbara W.
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(2018)  | 9781442270787 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 3rd rev ed.,  | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 2/8/2018
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The Oral History Manual is designed to help anyone interested in doing oral history research to think like an oral historian. Recognizing that oral history is a research methodology, the authors define oral history and then discuss the methodology in the context of the oral history life cycle – the...

The Oral History Manual

Quinlan, Mary Kay. Sommer, Barbara W.
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(2018)  | 9781442270794 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 3rd rev ed.,  | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 2/8/2018
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The Oral History Manual is designed to help anyone interested in doing oral history research to think like an oral historian. Recognizing that oral history is a research methodology, the authors define oral history and then discuss the methodology in the context of the oral history life cycle – the...

1968: The Rise and Fall of the New American Revolution

Browne, Blaine T. Cottrell, Robert C.
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(2018)  | 9781538107751 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 324pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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The year 1968 retains its mythic hold on the imagination in America and aroundthe world. Like the revolutionary years 1789, 1848, 1871, 1917, and 1989, it isrecalled most of all as a year when revolution beckoned or threatened. On the50th anniversary of that tumultuous year, cultural historians Robert...

A History of Russia and Its Empire: From Mikhail Romanov to Vladimir Putin

Boterbloem, Kees.
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(2018)  | 9781538104408 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 364pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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This clear and focused text provides an introduction to imperial Russian and Soviet history from the crowning of Mikhail Romanov in 1613 to Vladimir Putin’s new term. Through a consistent chronological narrative, Kees Boterbloem considers the political, military, economic, social, religious, and cultural...

A History of Russia and Its Empire: From Mikhail Romanov to Vladimir Putin

Boterbloem, Kees.
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(2018)  | 9781538104392 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 364pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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This clear and focused text provides an introduction to imperial Russian and Soviet history from the crowning of Mikhail Romanov in 1613 to Vladimir Putin’s new term. Through a consistent chronological narrative, Kees Boterbloem considers the political, military, economic, social, religious, and cultural...

The british empire : a historical encyclopedia.

Doyle, Mark.
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(2018)  | 9781440849213 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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The british empire [2 volumes] : a historical encyclopedia.

Doyle, Mark.
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(2018)  | 9781440841972 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 750pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 337.95 (inc. GST), AUD 307.23 (ex. GST),
From early sixteenth-century explorations to the handover of Hong Kong in 1997, the British Empire controlled outposts on every continent, spreading its people and ideas across the globe and profiting mightily in the process. The present state of our world--from its increasing interconnectedness to...

The british empire : a historical encyclopedia.

Doyle, Mark.
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(2018)  | 9781440849206 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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Enemies of the State: The Radical Right in America from FDR to Trump

MULLOY, Darren J.
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(2018)  | 9781442276512 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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The rise of the alt-right alongside Donald Trump's candidacy may be seem unprecedented events in the history of the United States, but D. J. Mulloy shows us that the radical right has been a long and active part of American politics during the twentieth century. From the German-American Bund to the...

Mandela : His Essential Life

Hain, Peter.
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(2018)  | 9781786607584 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 31/7/2018
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Mandela: His Essential Life chronicles the life and legacy of one of the twentieth century's most influential and admired statesmen. Charting his development from remote rural roots to city lawyer, freedom fighter, and then political leader, Peter Hain takes an in-depth look at Mandela's rise through...

Historical Dictionary of Turkey

CRISS. HEPER. OZTURK-T. Öztürk-Tunçel, Duygu. Criss, Nur Bilge. Heper, Metin. Bos-Nehles, Anna. Nath, Sahu Tarak. Jessel, Christopher. Marina, Olya. Nicholls, David. Smith, Graham. Staunton, Suzanne. Allen, Cyrus. Denham, Jack. Grabman, Genevieve M. Lim, Seongbae. , Ewick, Patricia. Grayman, Jesse Hession. Sanchez, Mabel. Sarat, Austin. Thomas, Dania. Vadi, Maaja. Wheeler, Anthony R. Yolbulan, Okan Elif. F. Cartwright, Juliana. Aguilera, Ruth V. Andrades, Lidia. Arar, Khalid. Crookes, Adrian. Demos, Vasilikie. Drew, Joseph. Fang, Christina. Gilmarti, Mattia J. Hoskinson, Sherry. Kinoti, Meru Abel. Kleinman, Gary. Lytras, Miltiades D. Pearlstein, Toby. Sacher, William. Shani, Abraham B. (Rami). Storberg-Walker, Julia. Tsuria, Ruth. Wingfield, Adia Harvey.
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(2018)  | 9781538102244 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 4 Revised ed.,  | book | 864pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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The fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Turkey covers Ottoman Empire andthe Republic of Turkey through a time span of more than six centuries. Itpresents the basic characteristics of the two periods and traces thedevelopments from an empire to a state-nation, from tradition to modernity, froma...

Historical Dictionary of Tajikistan

Abdullaev, Kamoludin.
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(2018)  | 9781538102510 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 3rd ed.,  | book | 648pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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Tajikistan is the poorest and only Persian-speaking country among the post-Soviet independent states. Historically, the Tajiks of Central Asia and Afghanistan along with the Persians of modern Iran came from a related ethnic group. When the Tajik Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was established...

Historical Dictionary of Botswana

Morton, Barry. Ramsay, Jeff.
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(2018)  | 9781538111321 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 5th ed.,  | book | 506pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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The death of Botswana’s last founding father, Sir Ketumile Quett Masire, in June 2017, marked the end of an era. Since the release of the Fourth Edition of Historical Dictionary of Botswana in 2008, Botswana has gone through its most turbulent and divided decade to date. Throughout September 2016, when...

Mandela: His Essential Life

Hain, Peter.
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(2018)  | 9781786607577 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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Mandela: His Essential Life chronicles the life and legacy of one of the twentieth century's most influential and admired statesmen. Charting his development from remote rural roots to city lawyer, freedom fighter, and then political leader, Peter Hain takes an in-depth look at Mandela's rise through...

CyberGIS for Geospatial Discovery and Innovation: "

Wang, Shaowen.
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(2018)  | 9789402415292 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 298pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
AUD 346.95 (inc. GST), AUD 315.41 (ex. GST),
Forward: Introduction: 1. CyberGIS for Transforming Geospatial Discovery and Innovation: Shaowen Wang and Michael F. Goodchild.- Applications and Science Drivers: 2. Coupling Traffic and Gas Dispersion Simulation for Atmospheric Pollution Estimation: Guido Cervone et all.-3. CyberGIS for Analyzing Urban...

Mandela : his essential life.

Hain, Peter.
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(2018)  | 9781538118719 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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Daily Life during the California Gold Rush.

Long, Thomas. Maxwell-Long, Thomas.
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(2018)  | 9780313363092 | Greenwood Publishing | hbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 106.95 (inc. GST), AUD 97.23 (ex. GST),
It is easy to see the vestiges of the California Gold Rush in the state's modern culture. The San Francisco 49ers football team are named after the term given to those who flocked to California in 1849 in search of gold; California is nicknamed "the golden state;" and the official state motto is "Eureka"...

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Beeton, Sue. Bos-Nehles, Anna. Nath, Sahu Tarak. Jessel, Christopher. Marina, Olya. Nicholls, David. Smith, Graham. Staunton, Suzanne. Allen, Cyrus. Denham, Jack. Grabman, Genevieve M. Lim, Seongbae. , Ewick, Patricia. Grayman, Jesse Hession. Sanchez, Mabel. Sarat, Austin. Thomas, Dania. Vadi, Maaja. Wheeler, Anthony R. Yolbulan, Okan Elif. F. Cartwright, Juliana. Aguilera, Ruth V. Andrades, Lidia. Arar, Khalid. Crookes, Adrian. Demos, Vasilikie. Drew, Joseph. Fang, Christina. Gilmarti, Mattia J. Hoskinson, Sherry. Kinoti, Meru Abel. Kleinman, Gary. Lytras, Miltiades D. Pearlstein, Toby. Sacher, William. Shani, Abraham B. (Rami). Storberg-Walker, Julia. Tsuria, Ruth. Wingfield, Adia Harvey.
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(2015)  | 9781845415280 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 22/8/2018
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This book explores the relationship between tourism and the moving image, fromthe early era of silent moving pictures through to cinema as mass entertainment.It examines how our active and emotional engagement with moving images providesmeaning and connection to a place that can affect our decision-making...

 

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