The Routledge Cultural Heritage and Tourism Series offers a much-needed forum for original, innovative and cutting-edge research. This series is aimed at upper-level undergraduates, researchers and research students, as well as academics and policy-makers. Titles within the series are empirically and/or theoretically informed and explore a range of dynamic, diverse and topical areas, drawing across the humanities and social sciences to offer interdisciplinary perspectives. This series encourages new theoretical perspectives and showcases ground-breaking work that reflects the dynamism and vibrancy of heritage, tourism and cultural studies.
Areas of interest for the series are broad and multidisciplinary, including but not limited to:
Cultural Tourism and Cantonese Opera
Tourism and Development in the Himalaya Social, Environmental, and Economic Forces
Cultural Heritage and Tourism in Japan
Cultural Heritage and Tourism in Africa
Children, Young People and Dark Tourism
The Economics and Finance of Cultural Heritage How to Make Tourist Attractions a Regional Economic Resource
By Jian Ming Luo
January 29, 2024
Cultural tourism is an experiential tourism based on searching for and participating in new and deep cultural experiences. This book enhances the tourism literature by testing the tourist attitude toward related issues of Cantonese Opera as a cultural product of the Greater Bay Area. This book ...
By Gyan P. Nyaupane, Dallen J. Timothy
January 29, 2024
This book examines the unique characteristics of the Himalaya that mark them as a special region among other orographic regions of the world. The Himalayan range is an important global asset for ecological, climatic, cultural, spiritual, and economic reasons. Its diversity of landscapes, climates, ...
By José Bernardi
September 30, 2023
This book seeks to explore the theoretical and architectural connections between memory, values, cultural identity, and adaptive reuse in Latin America. It does so by critically analyzing ideas and works within the context from where they emerge. With rich and layered historic centers, a wealth of ...
By Takamitsu Jimura
May 31, 2023
This book offers a comprehensive understanding of cultural heritage in Japan and its relationship with both domestic and international tourism. Japan has witnessed an increase in tourism, with rising visitor numbers to both established destinations and lesser known sites. This has generated greater...
By Jennifer Frost, Warwick Frost
May 31, 2023
This book examines the pervading influence of medieval culture, through an exploration of the intersections between tourism, heritage, and imaginaries of the medieval in the media. Drawing on examples from tourist destinations, heritage sites, fictional literature, television and cinema, the book ...
By Deepak Chhabra
May 31, 2023
This book examines the authentication of authenticity in heritage tourism by using a resilient smart systems approach. It discusses the emerging trends in cultural tourism and outlines, in a detailed manner, their significance in negotiating authenticity in tourism experience. Authentication of ...
By Dallen J. Timothy
March 13, 2023
Cultural Heritage and Tourism in Africa examines the multiple and diverse manifestations of cultural heritage-based tourism in Africa from a regional, social science, and sustainability perspective. This book delivers a comprehensive treatise on the interdependent concepts of cultural heritage and ...
By Erik Champion, Christina Lee, Jane Stadler, Robert Moses Peaslee
December 30, 2022
This book explores ways in which screen-based storyworlds transfix, transform, and transport us imaginatively, physically, and virtually to the places they depict or film. Topics include fantasy quests in computer games, celebrity walking tours, dark tourism sites, Hobbiton as theme park, surf ...
By Mary Margaret Kerr, Philip R Stone, Rebecca H. Price
August 31, 2022
This book is the first its kind to offer an innovative examination of the intersecting influences, contexts, and challenges within the field of children’s dark tourism. It also outlines novel conceptualizations and methods for scholarship in this overlooked field. Presently, tourism research, and ...
By Vincenzo Pacelli, Edgardo Sica
May 06, 2022
This book analyses the economic and financial profiles of heritage assets as tourist attractions. Offering both theoretical insights, methods, and global empirical examples, it considers how heritage assets can create economic and social value for a region. It offers an analysis of micro- and ...
By Thomas Carter, David Harvey, Roy Jones, Iain Robertson
December 02, 2019
This book investigates the selection process of heritagisation to understand what specific pasts are being selected or rejected for representation, who is selecting them, how and to whom they are being represented and why they are being presented, or dismissed, in the ways that they are. Some ...
By Frank G. Perez, Carlos F. Ortega
September 26, 2019
This book attempts to dismantle the unfounded Eurocentric view of US-born and immigrant Mexican peoples, that groups together the identities of Latinx, Chicanx, and other indigenous peoples of the Southwest into Hispanics whose contributions to the cultural, historical, and social development of ...