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Global Interventions: Contested History and the Rise of Dark Tourism

Debbie Lisle

in Holidays in the Danger Zone: Entanglements of War and Tourism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816698554
eISBN:
9781452955278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698554.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Complex military interventions throughout the 1990s sought to redress the violence of previous R&R experiences by re-orienting soldiers through humanitarian and egalitarian values. Changing post-Cold ... More


Conclusion: A Revisitation of Spirits

Tiya Miles

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626338
eISBN:
9781469626352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626338.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter summarizes and critiques the phenomena of global dark tourism and southern ghost tourism. It then poses other possibilities for conceptualizing notions of southern hauntings, namely ... More


Tourists

Nicki Hitchcott

in Rwanda Genocide Stories: Fiction After 1994

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381946
eISBN:
9781786945259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381946.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter two examines the concept of tourists and insiders versus outsiders in relation to the Rwanda genocide, and how these themes create anxiety in the works of fiction being analysed. In the first ... More


“Greetings from the Zonal Border”: Tourism to the Iron Curtain

Astrid M. Eckert

in West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190690052
eISBN:
9780190690083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690052.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter considers tourism to the Iron Curtain as a means by which West Germans and their visitors sought to make sense of the global Cold War through local activity. As early as the 1950s, the ... More


Death, Horror, and Culture: Making Sense of the Senseless in Memorials

Alexander T. Riley

in Angel Patriots: The Crash of United Flight 93 and the Myth of America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479870479
eISBN:
9781479809400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870479.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores the cultural question of death and the American response to it in order to understand the meaning of the United Airlines Flight 93 disaster, with particular emphasis on the ... More


‘Fascism’ as Excess and Abjection: Jonathan Littell’s The Kindly Ones

Petra Rau

in Our Nazis: Representations of Fascism in Contemporary Literature and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668649
eISBN:
9780748689149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668649.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Robert Harris’s alternative history thriller Fatherland and Ian McEwan’s novel Black Dogs. It discusses the novels’ paranoia about contintental evil in the context of ... More


Nazi Noir: Hardboiled Masculinity and Fascist Sensibility from Ambler and Greene to Philip Kerr

Petra Rau

in Our Nazis: Representations of Fascism in Contemporary Literature and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668649
eISBN:
9780748689149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668649.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter outlines the history of ‘fascinating Fascism’ in film and popular culture from the 1960s to the present day. It contextualises this phenomenon within the critical debate over fascist ... More


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