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ISBN-13: 9780742528765
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/30/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Claudio Minca is professor of human geography at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Tim Oakes is associate professor of geography at the University of Colorado.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface: Places and Performances Chapter 2 Introduction: Traveling Paradoxes Chapter 3 Sensing Tourism Spaces Chapter 4 Circulation and Emplacement: The Hollowed-out Performance of Tourism Chapter 5 Itinerary and the Tourist Experience Chapter 6 Heimat Tourism in the Countryside: Paradoxical Sojourns to Self and Place Chapter 7 Three Trips to Italy: Deconstructing the New Las Vegas Chapter 8 Tourist Places and Negotiating Modernity: European Women and Romance Tourism in the Sinai Chapter 9 Re-inventing the "Square": Postcolonial Geographies and Tourist Narratives in Jamaa el Fna, Marrakech Chapter 10 Portable Autonomous Zones: Tourism and the Travels of Dissent Chapter 11 Terror and Tourism: Charting the Ambivalent Allure of the Urban Jungle Chapter 12 Get Real! On Being Yourself and Being a Tourist

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