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  • Michael Watson's Storyby Michael Watson; Steve Bunce

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 13.99

    This is the autobiography of Michael Watson, the former Commonwealth Middleweight champion, whose career was tragically cut short. In 1991 he had a world title fight with Chris Eubank - the people's champion against the guy we love to hate. Eubank retained his belt, but it was one of the most controversial decisions in British boxing history. The... more...

  • Heritage and Community Engagementby Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book is about the way that professionals in archaeology and in other sectors of heritage interact with a range of stakeholder groups, communities and the wider public. Whilst these issues have been researched and discussed over many years and in many geographical contexts, the debate seems to have settled into a comfortable stasis wherein it is... more...

  • The Semiotics of Heritage Tourismby Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This book is a fast-paced and thorough re-evaluation of what heritage tourism means to the people who experience it. It draws on contemporary thinking in human geography and heritage studies, and applies it to a sector of tourism that is both pervasive yet poorly researched in terms of the perspective of tourists themselves. In a series of lucid and... more...

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Heritage Researchby Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 210.00

    This book explores heritage from a wide range of perspectives and disciplines and in doing so provides a distinctive and deeply relevant survey of the field as it is currently researched, understood and practiced around the world. more...

  • Culture, Heritage and Representationby Steve Watson; Emma Waterton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The 'visual' has long played a crucial role in forming experiences, associations, expectations and understandings of heritage. Images convey meaning within a range of practices, including tourism, identity construction, the popularization of the past through a variety of media, and the memorialization of events. However, despite the central role of... more...

  • The Cultural Moment in Tourismby Laurajane Smith; Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book is a response to the burgeoning interest in cultural tourism and the associated need for a coherently theorized approach for understanding the practices that such an interest creates. Cultural tourism has become an important and popular aspect of contemporary tourism studies, as well as providing a rich seam of upscale product development... more...

  • Heritage and Tourismby Russell Staiff; Robyn Bushell; Steve Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    The complex relationship between heritage places and people, in the broadest sense, can be considered dialogic, a communicative act that has implications for both sides of the ?conversation?. This is the starting point for Heritage and Tourism . However, the ?dialogue? between visitors and heritage sites is complex. ?Visitors? have, for many decades,... more...

  • Heritage in Actionby Helaine Silverman; Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 70.77

    In this textbook we see heritage in action in indigenous and vernacular communities, in urban development and regeneration schemes, in expressions of community, in acts of nostalgia and memorialization and counteracts of forgetting, in museums and other spaces of representation, in tourism, in the offices of those making public policy, and in the... more...

  • The Environmental Briefby Richard Hyde; Steve Watson; Wendy Cheshire; Mark Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 104.95

    The built environment is responsible for an estimated forty-five per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions. As the greatest opportunities for reducing these emissions occur during the briefing and design processes, the pathway to better design lies in preparing environmental briefs, and using these to drive building design and produce buildings of... more...

  • Heritage, Affect and Emotionby Divya P. Tolia-Kelly; Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Heritage and its economies are driven by affective politics and consolidated through emotions such as pride, awe, joy and pain. In the humanities and social sciences, there is a widespread acknowledgement of the limits not only of language and subjectivity, but also of visuality and representation. Social scientists, particularly within cultural geography... more...