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  • The Dracula Dilemma

    Tourism, Identity and the State in Romania, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Light

    For many in the West, Romania is synonymous with Count Dracula. Since the publication of Bram Stoker's famous novel in 1897 Transylvania (and by extension, Romania) has become inseparable in the Western imagination with Dracula, vampires and the supernatural. Moreover, since the late 1960s Western…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Street Food

    Culture, economy, health and governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryzia De Cassia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion, Stefano Roberto Marras

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Raj Rhapsodies: Tourism, Heritage and the Seduction of History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maxine Weisgrau, Carol Henderson

    Heritage is a prized cultural commodity in the marketing of tourism destinations. Particular aspects of heritage are often more actively promoted, with others played down. The representation of heritage in tourism as static and timeless, derived since time immemorial from a distant past, is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Across the World with the Johnsons

    Visual Culture and American Empire in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Prue Ahrens, Lamont Lindstrom, Fiona Paisley

    During the interwar period Osa and Martin Johnson became famous for their films that brought exotic and far-off locations to the American cinema. Before the advent of mass tourism and television, their films played a major part in providing the means by which large audiences in the US and beyond…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Sex Tourism in Africa

    Kenya's Booming Industry, 1st Edition

    By Wanjohi Kibicho

    Illustrated by in-depth empirical research from Kenya - one of the most popular country destinations in Africa for sex tourism - this book gathers much-needed statistics and data, and then critically examines the features of tourism and the sex trade, contextualizing this in relation to tourism…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Extreme Landscapes of Leisure

    Not a Hap-Hazardous Sport, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Laviolette

    In recent years, there has been an increased engagement throughout the social sciences with the study of extreme places and practices. Dangerous games and adventure tours have shifted from being marginal, exotic or mad to being more than merely acceptable. They are now exemplary, mainstream even:…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Performing Nordic Heritage

    Everyday Practices and Institutional Culture, 1st Edition

    By Lizette Gradén

    Edited by Peter Aronsson

    The performance of heritage takes place in prestigious institutions such as museums and archives, in officially sanctioned spaces such as jubilees and public monuments, but also in more mundane, ephemeral and banal cultural practices, such as naming of phenomena, viewing exhibitions or walking in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Tourism Enterprises and the Sustainability Agenda across Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Leslie

    With the emphasis on small enterprises, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of what is happening across Europe in terms of sustainable development objectives and sustainability in the context of tourism supply. Each contribution in this edited collection addresses specific aspects of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Mediating the Tourist Experience

    From Brochures to Virtual Encounters, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Scarles

    Edited by Jo-Anne Lester

    Traditionally, tourism media has referred to the image of destinations constructed through media texts such as brochures and postcards, with increasing attention towards other mediascapes such as films and television. Yet, with prolific advancements in technologies of media communication, such…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Current Developments in the Geographies of Leisure and Tourism

  • Making Place, Making Self

    Travel, Subjectivity and Sexual Difference, 1st Edition

    By Inger Birkeland

    Making Place, Making Self explores new understandings of place and place-making in late modernity, covering key themes of place and space, tourism and mobility, sexual difference and subjectivity. Using a series of individual life stories, it develops a fascinating polyvocal account of leisure and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Landscape, Tourism, and Meaning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle M. Metro-Roland, Daniel C. Knudsen, Charles E. Greer

    How do we re-theorize tourism? By drawing less on the Foucauldian notion of 'tourism as gazing' and instead focusing on the social construction of meaning in the landscape, this insightful book provides an innovative and compelling new approach to tourist studies. Arguing that in any view of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Cultural Tourism and Sustainable Local Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luigi Fusco Girard, Peter Nijkamp

    With the exponential rise in leisure mobility, tourism has increasingly become of great economic significance. Cultural heritage, such as museums, churches, historical landscapes, urban parks, and exhibitions attract many visitors and countries, regions and cities which house such historic-cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

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