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  1. Dark Tourism and Crime

    By Derek Dalton

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    Dark tourism has become widespread and diverse. It has passed into popular culture vernacular, deployed in guide books as a short hand descriptor for sites that are associated with death, suffering and trauma. However, whilst books have been devoted to dark tourism as a...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Rituals and Traditional Events in the Modern World

    Edited by Jennifer Laing, Warwick Frost

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Many events have evolved over centuries, drawing on local customs and conditions. However, as the world becomes increasingly globalised, traditional events and the identities they support are increasingly being challenged and rituals may be lost. Reacting against this trend towards homogeneity,...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Discovery of Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    The English Tourists 1540-1840

    By Esther Moir

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, this book examines the Tour of Britain. It focuses, neither on foreign tourists coming to Britain, nor on British tourists travelling abroad, but on British people exploring their native land in the three centuries from 1540 to 1840. During this period, it became...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Unspeakable Awfulness

    America Through the Eyes of European Travelers, 1865-1900

    By Kenneth D. Rose

    The late nineteenth century was a golden age for European travel in the United States. For prosperous Europeans, a journey to America was a fresh alternative to the more familiar ‘Grand Tour’ of their own continent, promising encounters with a vast, wild landscape, and with people whose culture was...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Bali Tourism

    By Arthur Asa Berger

    The island of Bali has long been characterized in the West as the last “paradise” on earth, but there is far more to this small Indonesian province. Bali Tourism presents an enlightening ethnographic study of some of the most important icons—for tourists and locals alike—in Balinese culture and...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Heritage and Tourism

    Place, Encounter, Engagement

    Edited by Russell Staiff, Robyn Bushell, Steve Watson

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    The complex relationship between heritage places and people, in the broadest sense, can be considered dialogic, a communicative act that has implications for both sides of the ‘conversation’. This is the starting point for Heritage and Tourism . However, the ‘dialogue’ between visitors and heritage...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Mining Heritage and Tourism

    A Global Synthesis

    Edited by Michael V. Conlin, Lee Jolliffe

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Many former mining areas have now lost their industrial function and are now turning to tourism for regional revitalization and community economic development. The transformation process of these industrial, and in some cases derelict, mining sites and landscapes into an area of interest for...

    Published September 28th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Heritage and Tourism in the Developing World

    A Regional Perspective

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy, Gyan P. Nyaupane

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Cultural Heritage and Tourism in the Developing World is the first book of its kind to synthesize global and regional issues, challenges, and practices related to cultural heritage and tourism, specifically in less-developed nations. The importance of preservation and management of cultural...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Cultural Tourism

    Global and Local Perspectives

    Edited by Greg Richards

    A unique chance to explore different aspects of place, heritage, and tourismFor many nations around the world, cultural tourism is not only a major industry but also a support for national identity and a means for preserving heritage. Cultural Tourism: Global and Local Perspectives brings together...

    Published October 30th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Cultural Tourism

    The Partnership Between Tourism and Cultural Heritage Management

    By bob Mckercher, hilary du cros

    Examine cultural tourism issues from both sides of the industry!Unique in concept and content, Cultural Tourism: The Partnership Between Tourism and Cultural Heritage Management examines the relationship between the sectors that represent opposite sides of the cultural tourism coin. While tourism...

    Published February 7th 2002 by Routledge

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