Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs
This is the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects of the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as ‘ghost signs’). Contributors examine the complex relationships between the signs and those who commissioned them, painted them,...
To Be Published June 1st 2016 by Routledge
Branding, Heritage, Terroir
In an increasingly competitive global market, winemakers are seeking to increase their sales and wine regions to attract tourists. To achieve these aims, there is a trend towards linking wine marketing with identity. Such an approach seeks to distinguish wine products – whether wine or wine...
Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge
Managing and Interpreting Dark Places
Dark Tourism, including visitation to places such as murder sites, battlefields and cemeteries is a growing phenomenon, as well as an emergent area of scholarly interest. Despite this interest, the intersecting domains of dark tourism and place identity have been largely overlooked in the academic...
Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge
An International Perspective
By understanding tourist destinations through the lens of national identity, the tourist may develop a deeper appreciation of the destination. Further, tourism marketers and planners may be better equipped to promote and manage the destination, particularly with regard to expectations of the...
Published March 9th 2011 by Routledge