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Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Angelique V. Nixon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Resisting Paradise asserts the importance of both tourism and diaspora in shaping Caribbean cultural and sexual identity. It examines Caribbean cultural producers who contend with the region’s ... More


Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Donald Malcolm Reid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The sensational discovery in 1922 of Tutankhamun's tomb, close on the heels of Britain's declaration of Egyptian independence, accelerated the growth in Egypt of both Egyptology as a formal ... More


Tales From the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era

Tiya Miles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626338
eISBN:
9781469626352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626338.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores the popular yet troubling phenomenon of “ghost tours,” frequently promoted and experienced at plantations, urban manor homes, and cemeteries throughout the South. As a staple of ... More


Performing on the International Stage: Tourism to the Capitalist West

Anne E. Gorsuch

in All this is your World: Soviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609949
eISBN:
9780191731853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609949.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Tourists to western Europe served a political function, sent abroad as envoys for "peaceful coexistence" between socialist East and capitalist West. Carefully chosen travelers from various Soviet ... More


Fighting the Cold War on the French Riviera

Anne E. Gorsuch

in All this is your World: Soviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609949
eISBN:
9780191731853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609949.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Tourism to western Europe in the Cold War was not only about politics and performance, but about the consumption of European culture, leisure experiences, and material items. Soviet vacationers to ... More


Film Tourism: From Iron Curtain to Silver Screen

Anne E. Gorsuch

in All this is your World: Soviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609949
eISBN:
9780191731853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609949.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the distribution of the travel experience at home via film. Easier to monitor than real tourism, yet visually captivating, films about travel provided a mechanism by which ... More


Epilogue

Anne E. Gorsuch

in All this is your World: Soviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609949
eISBN:
9780191731853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609949.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The 1950s established patterns for Soviet tourism, many of which lasted until the fall of the Soviet Union. Some of these patterns were positive ones. Others reflected bureaucratic inertia and ... More


Resisting Paradise—An Introduction

Angelique V. Nixon

in Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introductory chapter positions tourism as a neocolonial enterprise in which globalization and U.S. imperialism are implicated along with the history of slavery and colonialism. It argues that ... More


‘Fiji is really the Honolulu of the Dominion’: tourism, empire, and New Zealand’s Pacific, ca. 1900–35

Frances Steel

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In this chapter the development of tourism is examined as a key aspect of New Zealand imperialism in the wider Pacific region. Given the centrality of transport infrastructure and technology to ... More


The urban prospect

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter one begins with an account of the popular fascination with the changing form and appearance of urban Britain at the end of the eighteenth century before analysing the impact of this ... More


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