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Teleology without a Telos?: Constitutive Absence in Joyce’s Pilgrimage

Agata Szczeszak-Brewer

in Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035390
eISBN:
9780813038933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035390.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter studies Joyce's handling of pilgrimage in his texts. James Joyce, through his texts, portrays that the modernist pilgrims have to acknowledge the absence of form and should keep pursuing ... More


Tying the Yuma to the Stick

Kenneth Routon

in Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034836
eISBN:
9780813038858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034836.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on a so-far unexplored dimension of the literature on the Special Period—namely, the ritual management of desire via the use of love magic in the tourist-driven economy of ... More


The Prophetics of Revolution

Kenneth Routon

in Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034836
eISBN:
9780813038858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034836.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

One of the most significant obstacles the Cuban revolutionary regime has faced is the increasing globalization of Cuban Ocha-Ifá and the potential threat that this poses to national identity. ... More


Epilogue: Observations from 135 Degrees

Evan R. Ward

in Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032290
eISBN:
9780813038995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032290.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Historian Anthony Pagden has illustrated that during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, European explorers often appealed to their personal experience in the Americas to validate their authority ... More


Endangered Species Caribbean Ecology and the Discourse of the Nation

Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert

in Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032184
eISBN:
9780813038766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032184.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses how Caribbean writers have addressed the ecological revolution brought about by colonization first, and the sugar plantation, and in the beginning of the twentieth century the ... More


Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Karen L. Cox (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From battlegrounds to birthplaces and sites in between, heritage tourism has always been part of how the South attracts visitors—and defines itself—yet such sites are often understudied in the ... More


Dead but Delightful: Tourism and Memory in New Orleans Cemeteries

Anthony J. Stanonis

in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Cemeteries can be, and often are, destinations for tourists, and probably the most unique of these can be found in New Orleans. Tourists’ fascination with these urban repositories of the dead are the ... More


Tourism, Landscape, and History in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Richard D. Starnes

in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited in the National Park system and showcases how the landscape and even southern history were manipulated to develop a particular experience ... More


Remaking Communities: Concluding Thoughts

Stacy C. Kozakavich

in The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056593
eISBN:
9780813053509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056593.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Reconstructions and restorations at intentional community sites, such as Shaker and Moravian villages, are popular tourist destinations and valuable resources for public education. How do these sites ... More


Consuming the Contested Heritage of War: Tourism, Territoriality, and the Memorial Landscapes of the Western Front

Jennifer Iles

in Heritage at the Interface: Interpretation and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056579
eISBN:
9780813053349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056579.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter looks specifically at the Somme region, which for many years has remained one of the most popular areas of the former front lines for battlefield tourists. The author begins by exploring ... More


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