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Tourism and Archaeology

Sustainable Meeting Grounds, 1st Edition

Edited by Cameron Walker, Neil Carr

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301 pages

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The global popularity and lucrative potential of tourism has made sustainability a major concern for archaeologists, site managers, politicians, local communities, tourism officials, and other stakeholders. This book establishes new, interdisciplinary ground for tourism and archaeology that will foster a new generation of sustainable thinking and practice. First, three teams of co-authors from both disciplines tackle key conceptual dilemmas: exploration vs. exploitation, education vs. entertainment, and cultural sensitivity vs. embeddedness. Then, international case studies examine site development, marketing, community relations, and other on-the-ground examples of heritage work. The volume launches an important new era of collaboration in this growing field.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC003000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology