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Author Sweda, Jennifer Erica.
Title Exploring Travel and Tourism : Essays on Journeys and Destinations.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.

Author Sweda, Jennifer Erica.
Subject Tourism -- History.
Travelers' writings -- History and criticism.
Description 1 online resource (256 pages)
Note Print version record.
Summary Exploring Travel and Tourism: Essays on Journeys and Destinations offers a broad treatment of topics in global travel/tourism studies through articles presented at Travel and Tourism panels at Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association conferences between 2007 and 2010. Through archival research, close readings and case studies, the authors examine the significance of travel and the tourist experience over the last two hundred years, from Borneo to Cuba to Niagara Falls, and places in ...
Contents Introduction / Jennifer Erica Sweda -- A beautiful savage picture : adventure travel, ethnology, and imperialism in nineteenth-century Borneo / Matthew Schauer -- Self-fashioning in the nineteenth-century American literary scene and the travels of N.P. Willis / Cansu O. Ozmen Pushkin -- Re/Negotiating gender, tourist, and national subjectivities in Edith Walker's 1888-1889 travelogue / Jennifer Erica Sweda -- The Antebellum South in Fredrika Bremer's travel letters / Sirpa Salenius -- George Washington Carleton and Our artist in Cuba : A commentary on (American) slavery / Sarah Holian -- Branding a new nation : Czechoslovakia's use of industrial tourists / Donald A. Hempson III -- Beaded heritage : tourism, gender, and development in post-apartheid South Africa / Mary C. Klann -- Toy histories and regional flavor : the effects of cultural tourism in Arundhati Roy's The god of small things / Lacy Marschalk -- Trains to Niagara : railroads at the culture of tourism, 1820-1860 / Richard H. Gassan -- The rider stories of randonneurs : pilgrims' tales that constitute a virtual community / Janice Chernekoff -- Tartans, kilts and clans on tour : exploring issues of mobility, heritage and cultural homecomings at The Gathering 2009 / Karalee Dawn MacKay -- Re-creating Rushmore : The Enchanted Highway of North Dakota / Joshua Fisher.
ISBN 9781443838054
1443838055
1443837946
9781443837941
OCLC # 823386117
Additional Format Print version: 9781443837941



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