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Orvar Löfgren

in On Holiday: A History of Vacationing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217676
eISBN:
9780520928992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217676.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses modern tourism. It addresses the debates on the authentic and the shifting of the hierarchies in the tourist world. It looks at the sociopsychological motives of tourists for ... More


Death Postponed Through Globalised Rebirth (and mass Tourism)?

R.J.B. Bosworth

in Italian Venice: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300193879
eISBN:
9780300210118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300193879.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the rebirth of Venice and the issue of mass tourism in the city. It begins by describing the asylums on the islands of San Clemente and San Servolo, as well as the impact of ... More


Lone Eagles and Revolutionaries: The U.S.-Mexican Rapprochement of the 1920s

Dennis Merrill

in Negotiating Paradise: U.S. Tourism and Empire in Twentieth-Century Latin America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832882
eISBN:
9781469605531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898635_merrill.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the origins of mass tourism in 1920s Mexico. It considers the interior lives of US tourists to explain the ways in which they imagined themselves, Mexico, the empire, and the ... More


Wordsworth and Railways

Saeko Yoshikawa

in William Wordsworth and Modern Travel: Railways, Motorcars and the Lake District, 1830-1940

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621181
eISBN:
9781800341814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621181.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter offers a wide-ranging reappraisal of the controversy provoked by the projected Kendal and Windermere Railway in the years 1844 to 1847. It re-examines Wordsworth’s motives for entering ... More


Deploying Tourism

Shaul Kelner

in Tours That Bind: Diaspora, Pilgrimage, and Israeli Birthright Tourism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748169
eISBN:
9780814749180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748169.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter begins by analyzing states' deployment of mass tourism as a medium of diasporic political socialization, with a focus on the State of Israel. It then discusses how scholars of diaspora ... More


Tourism in Hawaii: An Overview

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the tourism industry in Hawaii. It discusses the history, visitor patterns, and the struggles the industry has faced over the years. Tourism, as it now exists in ... More


Scott on the Rocks: Tourism and the ‘Romantic Highlands’

Nigel Leask

in Stepping Westward: Writing the Highland Tour c. 1720-1830

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198850021
eISBN:
9780191884498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850021.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The final chapter explores transformations in writing about the Highland tour from Waterloo to the novelist’s death. It examines how ‘Scott tourism’, a new geological interest in Scotland’s ‘rocks’, ... More


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