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Inter and Post-war Tourism in Western Europe, 1916–1960

By Carmelo Pellejero Martínez,Marta Luque Aranda
  • ISBN Code: : 3030395979
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Pages : 212
  • Category : Business & Economics
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This edited collection is a novel book with contributions from eleven expert researchers on the history of tourism in Europe. This book explores the growth of tourism in contemporary postwar Europe, especially during the periods following the First and Second World Wars and the Spanish Civil War. It reveals both the work carried out by social agents and institutions to develop tourism, and the contribution of tourism in boosting the economy and the recovery of morale in the Old Continent Its origin is the International Congress Postguerres / Aftermaths of War, organized by the Department of History and Archeology of the University of Barcelona, ​​in Barcelona, ​​in June 2019. In this Congress, professors Carmelo Pellejero and Marta Luque coordinated the session Post-war and tourism in contemporary Europe, in which all the authors of the book participated.

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Travelers in the Third Reich is an extraordinary history of the rise of the Nazis based on fascinating first-hand accounts, drawing together a multitude of voices and stories, including politicians, musicians, diplomats, schoolchildren, communists, scholars, athletes, poets, fascists, artists, tourists, and even celebrities like Charles Lindbergh and Samuel Beckett. Their experiences create a remarkable three-dimensional picture of Germany under Hitler—one so palpable that the reader will feel, hear, even breathe the atmosphere.These are the accidental eyewitnesses to history. Disturbing, absurd, moving, and ranging from the deeply trivial to the deeply tragic, their tales give a fresh insight into the complexities of the Third Reich, its paradoxes, and its ultimate destruction.

A History of Archaeological Tourism

By Margarita Díaz-Andreu
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Book Code : 3030320774
  • Total of Pages : 122
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 700
  • Pdf File: a-history-of-archaeological-tourism.pdf

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This book examines the relationship between archaeological tourism and professional archaeology. To do so, it explores the connection – most visibly through nationalism and global capitalism - from its origins in the early modern period to World War II. How separate is the development of archaeological tourism from that of the formation of archaeology as a discipline? And do the fields operate in two different worlds? Scholarly discussions have largely treated them as distinct fields with no connection, while histories of archaeology, in particular, have focused on aspects such as the history of archaeological discoveries, archaeological thought and, more recently, the political relationship between archaeology and nationalism and other ideologies. Largely missing from all these accounts has been an examination of how archaeology has been incorporated into society, for example through something that all humans enjoy – leisure – in the form of archaeological tourism. Moreover, just as histories of archaeology have largely ignored the connection between archaeology and tourism, so too has tourism in the reverse direction. Recent studies on tourism have centered on topics such as economy (sustainable and recession tourism) and new types of tourism (including ecotourism and medical tourism).

Tourism and Hospitality in Conflict-Ridden Destinations

By Rami K. Isaac,Erdinç Çakmak,Richard Butler
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 0429872011
  • Total of Pages : 266
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 310
  • Pdf File: tourism-and-hospitality-in-conflict-ridden-destinations.pdf

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Tourism and Hospitality in Conf lict-Ridden Destinations provides insight into the various types of current and post-conf lict destinations worldwide and the steps that might be taken to transform them into future tourist destinations. Through both a conceptual and demonstrative approach, this book examines the steps destination management organizations as well as destination marketers need to take in order to improve their image in the eye of potential tourists. It also questions the extent to which tourism can alter the image of a destination and the possible destination marketing strategies that can be undertaken. Analysis of a wide selection of international case studies in countries ranging from Palestine to Myanmar to Northern Ireland provides a thorough and far-reaching academic study. Written by an international and multidisciplinary team of leading academics, this book will be of great interest to students, researchers and academics in the tourism as well as development studies disciplines.

The Tourist

By Olen Steinhauer
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  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Book Code : 9781429977180
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 945
  • Pdf File: the-tourist.pdf

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Milo Weaver used to be a "tourist" for the CIA—an undercover agent with no home, no identity—but he's since retired from the field to become a middle-level manager at the CIA's New York headquarters. He's acquired a wife, a daughter, and a brownstone in Brooklyn, and he's tried to leave his old life of secrets and lies behind. However, when the arrest of a long-sought-after assassin sets off an investigation into one of Milo's oldest colleagues and exposes new layers of intrigue in his old cases, he has no choice but to go back undercover and find out who's holding the strings once and for all. In The Tourist, Olen Steinhauer---twice nominated for an Edgar Award---tackles an intricate story of betrayal and manipulation, loyalty and risk in an utterly compelling novel that is both thoroughly modern and yet also reminiscent of the espionage genre's luminaries: Len Deighton, Graham Greene, and John LeCarré.

Tours of Vietnam

By Scott Laderman
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  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Book Code : 0822392356
  • Total of Pages : 308
  • Category : History
  • Members : 651
  • Pdf File: tours-of-vietnam.pdf

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In Tours of Vietnam, Scott Laderman demonstrates how tourist literature has shaped Americans’ understanding of Vietnam and projections of United States power since the mid-twentieth century. Laderman analyzes portrayals of Vietnam’s land, history, culture, economy, and people in travel narratives, U.S. military guides, and tourist guidebooks, pamphlets, and brochures. Whether implying that Vietnamese women were in need of saving by “manly” American military power or celebrating the neoliberal reforms Vietnam implemented in the 1980s, ostensibly neutral guides have repeatedly represented events, particularly those related to the Vietnam War, in ways that favor the global ambitions of the United States. Tracing a history of ideological assertions embedded in travel discourse, Laderman analyzes the use of tourism in the Republic of Vietnam as a form of Cold War cultural diplomacy by a fledgling state that, according to one pamphlet published by the Vietnamese tourism authorities, was joining the “family of free nations.” He chronicles the evolution of the Defense Department pocket guides to Vietnam, the first of which, published in 1963, promoted military service in Southeast Asia by touting the exciting opportunities offered by Vietnam to sightsee, swim, hunt, and water-ski. Laderman points out that, despite historians’ ongoing and well-documented uncertainty about the facts of the 1968 “Hue Massacre” during the National Liberation Front’s occupation of the former imperial capital, the incident often appears in English-language guidebooks as a settled narrative of revolutionary Vietnamese atrocity. And turning to the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, he notes that, while most contemporary accounts concede that the United States perpetrated gruesome acts of violence in Vietnam, many tourists and travel writers still dismiss the museum’s display of that record as little more than “propaganda.”

Scuba Diving Tourism

By Ghazali Musa,Kay Dimmock
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1136324941
  • Total of Pages : 214
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 612
  • Pdf File: scuba-diving-tourism.pdf

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This volume offers new insight into an important and largely under-examined area of marine leisure and tourism: scuba diving tourism. Knowledge of scuba diving has long been hidden among broad discussions of water-based sports and activities and this focused book aims to shed further understanding and knowledge on this popular international activity. The book examines the current issues central to research into and management of scuba diving Tourism from multidisciplinary perspectives such as health and safety, climate change, policy and regulation and the recreation/leisure context. It further reveals critical management issues of economic, environmental and socio-cultural impacts related to scuba diving tourism which extends to the influence of climate change on the industry’s operations and future. This significant volume which conceptualizes the issues surrounding scuba diving tourism now and in the future is written by leading experts in this field and will be valuable reading for all those interested in marine leisure and tourism.

Tourism, Terrorism and Security

By Maximiliano Korstanje,Hugues Séraphin
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  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Book Code : 1838679057
  • Total of Pages : 200
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 824
  • Pdf File: tourism-terrorism-and-security.pdf

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International tourism has been a target for terrorist agents seeking to cause political instability and economic disruption in the West. This book lays the foundations of a new understanding of tourism security by discussing the nature of tourism, tourists, and terrorists.

Volunteer Tourism in the Global South

By Wanda Vrasti
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1136249877
  • Total of Pages : 178
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 841
  • Pdf File: volunteer-tourism-in-the-global-south.pdf

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This work explores the increasingly popular phenomenon of volunteer tourism in the Global South, paying particular attention to the governmental rationalities and socio-economic conditions that valorise it as a noble and necessary cultural practice. Combining theoretical research with primary data gathered during volunteering programs in Guatemala and Ghana, the author argues that although volunteer tourism may not trigger social change, provide meaningful encounters with difference, or offer professional expertise, as the brochure discourse and the scholarly literature on tourism and hospitality often promises, the formula remains a useful strategy for producing the subjects and social relations neoliberalism requires. Vrasti suggests that the value of volunteer tourism should not to be assessed in terms of the goods and services it delivers to the global poor, but in terms of how well the practice disseminates entrepreneurial styles of feeling and action. Analysing the key effects of volunteer tourism, it is demonstrated that far from being a selfless and history-less rescue act, volunteer tourism is in fact a strategy of power that extends economic rationality, particularly its emphasis on entrepreneurship and competition, to the realm of political subjectivity. Volunteer Tourism in the Global South provides a unique and innovative analysis of the relationship between the political and personal dimensions of volunteer tourism and will be of great interest to scholars and students of international relations, cultural geography, tourism, and development studies.

War as Entertainment and Contents Tourism in Japan

By Takayoshi Yamamura,Philip Seaton
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1000603644
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Travel
  • Members : 801
  • Pdf File: war-as-entertainment-and-contents-tourism-in-japan.pdf

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This book examines the phenomenon of war-related contents tourism throughout Japanese history, from conflicts described in ancient Japanese myth through to contemporary depictions of fantasy and futuristic warfare. It tackles two crucial questions: first, how does war transition from being traumatic to entertaining in the public imagination and works of popular culture; and second, how does visitation to war-related sites transition from being an act of mourning or commemorative pilgrimage into an act of devotion or fan pilgrimage? Representing the collaboration of ten expert researchers of Japanese popular culture and travel, it develops a theoretical framework for understanding war-related contents tourism and demonstrates the framework in practice via numerous short case studies across a millennium of warfare in Japan including: the tales of heroic deities in the Kojiki (Records of Ancient Matters, AD 712), the Edo poetry of Matsuo Basho, and the Pacific war through lens of popular media such as the animated film the Grave of the Fireflies. This book will be of interest to researchers and students in tourism studies and cultural studies, as well as more general issues of war and peace in Japan, East Asia and beyond.

Landscape, Tourism, and Meaning

By Anne K Soper,Charles E Greer,Dr Michelle M Metro-Roland,Professor Daniel C Knudsen
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  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Book Code : 1409487695
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 141
  • Pdf File: landscape-tourism-and-meaning.pdf

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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 landscape and in tourism generally there is a multiplicity of insider and outsider meanings, the book grounds tourism studies within the framework of social theory, and particularly in the social theoretic approaches to landscape. Bringing together specialists in tourism and landscape studies to discuss the relationships between the two, it finds that issues of identity are a common thread and are raised with regard to the social construction of landscape and its portrayal through tourism. The international studies range in scale from regional to national, personal to political, and from local residents to international tourists, highlighting the multiplicity of interpretations and meanings between these scales.

Tourism, Progress, and Peace

By Omar Moufakkir,Ian Kelly
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  • Publisher : CABI
  • Book Code : 1845937074
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 722
  • Pdf File: tourism-progress-and-peace.pdf

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Tourism has the potential to contribute to world peace, and through appropriate management, to address current realities such as globalization, migration, conflicts, prejudices and poverty. This book discusses the interrelation between peace, conflict resolution and tourism, the role of industry, and the role of the individual.