ISBN-10:
1137355379
ISBN-13:
9781137355379
Pub. Date:
11/19/2013
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Ecotourism and Cultural Production: An Anthropology of Indigenous Spaces in Ecuador

Ecotourism and Cultural Production: An Anthropology of Indigenous Spaces in Ecuador

by V. Davidov

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Overview

Ecotourism and Cultural Production: An Anthropology of Indigenous Spaces in Ecuador

Ecotourism is a unique facet of globalization, promising the possibility of reconciling the juggernaut of development with ecological/cultural conservation. Davidov offers a comparative analysis of the issue using a case study of indigenous Kichwa people of Ecuador and their interactions with globalization and transnational systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137355379
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 11/19/2013
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 267
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Veronica Davidov is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Monmouth University, USA

Table of Contents

1. Historical Foundations and Contemporary Dimensions of Kichwa Ecotoursim 2. Ecotourism: Nature, Culture, and Ethnocentrism 3. Ecoturismo in Ecuador: An Ethnohistorical Account of Rainforests, Indians, and Oil 4. Consuming and (Re)Producing Alterity: Snapshots, Stories, and Souvenirs 5. In Their Own Words: Ecotourism in the Lowland Kichwa Communities 6. Shamans and "Shams" 7. Curating Culture: The Case of the Ethnographic Museum in Chichico Rumi 8. Discussion and Conclusion

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