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New and Published Books

  1. Imagining the American West through Film and Tourism

    By Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The West is one of the strongest and most enduring place images in the world and its myth is firmly rooted in popular culture – whether novels, film, television, music, clothing and even video games. The West combines myth and history, rugged natural scenery and wide open spaces, popular culture...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Modern Traveller (6-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Noriyuki Harada

    This is the third part of a successful facsimile series which reprints The Modern Traveller, originally published in 30 volumes between 1825 and 1829. --Edited by Josiah Conder, known as the editor of journals like The Eclectic Review or The Patriot, The Modern Traveller was a successful series of...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Mining Heritage and Tourism

    A Global Synthesis

    Edited by Michael Conlin, Lee Jolliffe

    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 April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Social Memory and Heritage Tourism Methodologies

    Edited by Stephen P. Hanna, Amy E. Potter, E. Arnold Modlin, Perry Carter, David L. Butler

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The examination of social memory and heritage tourism has grown considerably over the past few decades as scholars have critically re-examined the relationships between past memories and present actions at international, national, and local scales. Methodological innovation and reflection have...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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