On Holiday: A History of Vacationing / Edition 1

On Holiday: A History of Vacationing / Edition 1

by Orvar Lofgren, Orvar Lafgren
     
 


"A fun book to read, witty and emotionally evocative without ever being sentimental or superficial. It focuses on the common experiences of tourism familiar to readers from any class or culture, and really enters the tourist imagination—in stark contrast to most other books I've read about tourism, which act like the tourists are some sort of exotic livestock… See more details below

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"A fun book to read, witty and emotionally evocative without ever being sentimental or superficial. It focuses on the common experiences of tourism familiar to readers from any class or culture, and really enters the tourist imagination—in stark contrast to most other books I've read about tourism, which act like the tourists are some sort of exotic livestock."—Richard Wilk, author of Economies and Cultures

"A pleasure to read. The author has accomplished the very difficult task of moving almost seamlessly from general observations to the specific, and from the observations of others through time to his personal experience."—Erve Chambers, editor of Tourism and Culture

"Löfgren takes us down countless paths that we didn't know were there. . . . His interests seem wonderfully idiosyncratic. The issues that he deals with are thoroughly familiar, but the angle of his light is very new."—Stephen M. Fjellman, author of Vinyl Leaves

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ISBN-13:
9780520234642
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Series:
California Studies in Critical Human Geography Series, #6
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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