Book Announcement: Beringia: Archaic Migrations into North America (paperback)

Paperback edition of Beringia: Archaic Migrations into North America now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Paperback, pp197, £34.99 / $58.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the paperback release of Beringia: Archaic Migrations into North America by Robert D. Morritt.

This volume is a study of the migration of cultures from Asia to North America from the earliest period of recorded history. Evidence is presented of a connection between the North American Athabaskan language family and Siberia, together with comparisons and examinations of the implications of linguistics from anthropological, archaeological and folklore perspectives. An exploration of the origins of the earliest people in the Americas, this book covers topics including Siberian, Dene and Navajo Creation myths; linguistic comparisons between Siberian Ket Navajo and Western Apache; and comparisons between indigenous groups that appear to share the same origin.
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Book Announcement: Sustainability in Tourism and Regional Development

Sustainability in Tourism and Regional Development now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Hardback, pp220, £61.99 / $105.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Sustainability in Tourism and Regional Development, edited by Marjetka Rangus, Mitja Gorenak and Boštjan Brumen.

The economic and sociocultural significance of tourism today cannot be overstated. With the rapid growth of travel and tourism, more and more research is being undertaken in this field, with particular attention paid to the concept of sustainability.
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World Oceans Day – Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This month, we are pleased to support World Oceans Day, a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. This year’s theme is “Our Oceans, Our Future”, which will focus on plastic pollution prevention and cleaning the ocean of marine litter. Not only is the protection of the world’s oceans of continuing ecological and environmental importance, but it is also worth remembering how oceans have been the source of artistic and literary inspiration for generations. In the words of American artist Robert Wyland, “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.”

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Book Announcement: Contemporary Studies in Environment and Tourism

Contemporary Studies in Environment and Tourism now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Hardback, pp540, £70.99 / $119.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Contemporary Studies in Environment and Tourism, edited by Recep Efe and Münir Öztürk.

The tourism industry is striving hard to create attractive worlds for its customers. Both as a necessity and as a challenge, this field is overwhelmed by the imagination economy, but raises several questions about tourists, providing opportunities to move deeper into the understanding of complexities involved in relationships among tourists, tourism sites and their historical structure, and environmental sustainability. As a result of this, a serious academic interest in tourism has developed over recent decades as a complex aspect of investigation into humans and their environment. This volume brings together case studies from different parts of the world, focusing on tourism and its interactions with the environment. It provides a general outline of theoretical issues and their practicality in different industrialising countries from both the East and the West. The book will appeal to researchers involved in tourism studies and environmental interactions, as well as academicians and tourism agencies.
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Book Announcement: Landscapes of Participatory Making, Modding and Hacking: Maker Culture and Makerspaces

Landscapes of Participatory Making, Modding and Hacking: Maker Culture and Makerspaces now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Hardback, pp145, £58.99 / $99.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Landscapes of Participatory Making, Modding and Hacking: Maker Culture and Makerspaces, edited by Kenneth Y T Lim.

This book describes maker culture as it is manifested in particular socio-cultural contexts, and describes some of the underlying narratives behind the emergence of such cultures and hackerspaces. With reference to case studies, it invites a recasting of long-standing academic notions of industrialization, industrial location, urbanization, and regional divides.
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Book Announcement: Northern Atlantic Islands and the Sea: Seascapes and Dreamscapes

Northern Atlantic Islands and the Sea: Seascapes and Dreamscapes now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing

9781443855129
Hardback, pp270, £61.99 / $104.95

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Northern Atlantic Islands and the Sea: Seascapes and Dreamscapes, edited by Andrew Jennings, Silke Reeploeg and Angela Watt.

Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Orkney, Shetland and, to some extent, the Hebrides, share both a Nordic cultural and linguistic heritage, and the experience of being surrounded by the ever-present North Atlantic Ocean. This has been a constant in the islanders’ history, forging their unique way of life, influencing their customs and traditions, and has been instrumental in moulding their identities.
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