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  • Wall Memorials and Heritage: The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie book cover

    Wall Memorials and Heritage

    The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie

    By Sybille Frank

    Analysing the transformation of Berlin’s former Allied border control point, "Checkpoint Charlie," into a global heritage industry, this volume provides an introduction to, and a theoretically informed structuring of, the interdisciplinary international heritage debate. This crucial case study…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • The Making of Heritage: Seduction and Disenchantment book cover

    The Making of Heritage

    Seduction and Disenchantment

    Edited by Camila Del Marmol, Marc Morell, Jasper Chalcraft

    This volume explores the process of heritage making and its relation to the production of touristic places, examining several case studies around the world. Most existing literature on heritage and tourism centers either on its managerial aspects, the tourist experience, or issues related to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • World Heritage, Urban Design and Tourism: Three Cities in the Middle East book cover

    World Heritage, Urban Design and Tourism

    Three Cities in the Middle East

    By Luna Khirfan

    Urban planners and conservationists in historic cities around the world grapple with the competing interests of conservation, urban design, and economic and social development. This book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the key relationships between heritage conservation, city space design,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Re-imagining Heritage Interpretation: Enchanting the Past-Future book cover

    Re-imagining Heritage Interpretation

    Enchanting the Past-Future

    By Russell Staiff

    This book challenges traditional approaches to heritage interpretation and offers an alternative theoretical architecture to the current research and practice. Russell Staiff suggests that the dialogue between visitors and heritage places has been too focused on learning outcomes, and so heritage…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Violence book cover

    Tourism and Violence

    Edited by Hazel Andrews

    Exploring the connection between tourism and violence, this book draws on a range of disciplinary approaches, including social anthropology, cultural geography, sociology, and tourism studies. Ideas and concepts of violence have long been explored in the social sciences literature but in relation…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Tourism Encounters and Controversies: Ontological Politics of Tourism Development book cover

    Tourism Encounters and Controversies

    Ontological Politics of Tourism Development

    Edited by Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson, Carina Ren, van der Duim René

    The multiplicity of tourism encounters provide some of the best available occasions to observe the social world and its making(s). Focusing on ontological politics of tourism development, this book examines how different versions of tourism are enacted, how encounters between different versions of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Economy Hotels in China: A Glocalized Innovative Hospitality Sector book cover

    Economy Hotels in China

    A Glocalized Innovative Hospitality Sector

    By Songshan Sam Huang, Xuhua Michael Sun

    While economy or budget hotels have been popular in western countries since the end of the Second World War, they have only emerged as a sector in their own right in China since the mid-1990s. Indeed, as a new service industry sector, economy hotels in China demonstrate important characteristics…

    Paperback – 2017-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas book cover

    Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas

    Edited by Doris Carson, Dean Carson, Linda Lundmark

    Tourism ‘mobilities’ are not restricted to the movement of tourists between places of origin and destinations. Particularly in more peripheral, remote, or sparsely populated destinations, workers and residents are also likely to be frequently moving between locations. Such destinations attract…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Events in the City: Using public spaces as event venues book cover

    Events in the City

    Using public spaces as event venues

    By Andrew Smith

    Cities are staging more events than ever. Within this macro-trend, there is another less acknowledged trend: more events are being staged in public spaces. Some events have always been staged in parks, streets and squares, but in recent years events have been taken out of traditional venues and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Tourism and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current issues and local realities book cover

    Tourism and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Current issues and local realities

    By Marina Novelli

    Over the past 20 years, the perception of tourism as an effective contributor to socio-economic development in the developing world has propagated, with many viewing tourism as a provider for poverty alleviation and towards other UN Millennium Development Goals. Over the same period, readers have…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art: Cinema Beyond Europe book cover

    Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Cinema Beyond Europe

    By Nilgun Bayraktar

    Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art explores cinematic and artistic representations of migration and mobility in Europe since the 1990s. Drawing on theories of migrant and diasporic cinema, moving-image art, and mobility studies, Bayraktar provides historically situated close…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Vietnamese-Chinese Relationships at the Borderlands: Trade, Tourism and Cultural Politics book cover

    Vietnamese-Chinese Relationships at the Borderlands

    Trade, Tourism and Cultural Politics

    By Yuk Wah Chan

    Ever since China and Vietnam resumed diplomatic contacts and reopened the border in 1991, the borderland region has become part of the vibrant growing economies of both countries and drawn many from the interior provinces to the borderland for new economic adventures. This book examines…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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