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  • Complex Locationsby Avril Maddrell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    This enlightening book makes visible the lives and works of women who played a critical role in the development of geography as an academic field. A rare and detailed analysis of the geographical work of 30 individual women geographers from 1850 to 1970 Includes oral histories from women who have held appointments in British universities since... more...

  • Charity Shopsby Suzanne Horne; Avril Maddrell

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    In the late 1990s, there was a distinct rise in interest in the non-profit sector, and in retailing and consumption.  Drawing together these two concerns this book provides a comprehensive and international account of the retail charity sector. Charity shops are now significant occupiers of the UK high street, and are becoming familiar sites of consumption... more...

  • Deathscapesby Dr Avril Maddrell; Professor James D Sidaway

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Death is at once a universal and everyday, but also an extraordinary experience in the lives of those affected. Death and bereavement are thereby intensified at (and frequently contained within) certain sites and regulated spaces, such as the hospital, the cemetery and the mortuary. However, death also affects and unfolds in many other spaces: the... more...

  • Christian Pilgrimage, Landscape and Heritageby Avril Maddrell; Veronica della Dora; Alessandro Scafi; Heather Walton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This volume provides a theoretically and empirically-grounded study of the significance of landscape in the experience of Christian pilgrimage across different denominations and its intersection with cultural heritage and tourism. The book focuses on pilgrimages to Meteora (Greece), Subiaco (Italy) and the Isle of Man. These are each sites of scenic... more...

  • Sacred Mobilitiesby Dr Alan Terry; Dr Avril Maddrell; Dr Tim Gale; Dr Jan Mosedale; Dr Caroline Scarles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    This collection draws on the Mobilities approach to look afresh at notions of the sacred where they intersect with people, objects and other things on the move. Consideration of a wide range of spiritual meanings and practices also sheds light on the motivations and experiences associated with particular mobilities. Drawing on rich, situated case... more...

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