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Author Sather-Wagstaff, Joy.
Title Heritage That Hurts : Tourists in the Memoryscapes of September 11.
Imprint Walnut Creek : Left Coast Press, 2011.

Author Sather-Wagstaff, Joy.
Series Heritage, Tourism & Community
Heritage, Tourism & Community.
Subject Heritage tourism.
War memorials.
Holocaust memorials.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001.
Description 1 online resource (244 pages).
Contents Illustrations; Preface; Chapter 1-Introduction; Chapter 2-Memory, Space/Place, Tourism: Paradigms and Problems; Chapter 3-Unpacking "Dark" Tourism; Chapter 4-Consumption, Meaning, Commemoration; Chapter 5-Marking Memorial Spaces, Making Dialogic Memoryscapes; Chapter 6-The Material Culture of Violence and Commemoration in Public Display; Chapter 7-The Social Life of Things: Material and Visual Culture of Travel and Personal Historiography; Chapter 8-Conclusion: The Contest of Meaning and Cultures of Commemoration; Appendix; Notes; References; Index; About the Author.
Summary Memorial sites, sites of dark tourism, are vernacular spaces that are continuously negotiated, constructed, and reconstructed into meaningful places. Using the locale of the 9/11 tragedy, Joy Sather-Wagstaff explores the constructive role played by tourists in understanding social, political, and emotional impacts of a violent event that has ramifications far beyond the local population.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9781598746686 (electronic bk.)
1598746685 (electronic bk.)
9781598745436 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1598745433 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781598745443 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1598745441 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 714569714
Additional Format Print version: Sather-Wagstaff, Joy. Heritage That Hurts : Tourists in the Memoryscapes of September 11. Walnut Creek : Left Coast Press, Inc., ©2011 9781598745443

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