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Introduction

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/9780520217676.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This introductory chapter discusses the skills of vacationing. It first describes the tourist spots in Santa Cruz, before addressing the question “What is a tourist?” It examines tourism and the ... More


Post-proletarian Tourism: The New Soviet Person Takes to the Road

Diane P. Koenker

in Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451539
eISBN:
9780801467738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451539.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter focuses on the expansion of Soviet tourism, which took off particularly dramatically in the 1960s, and it follows Soviet tourists in their first exposure to travel abroad. Beginning in ... More


Tourist Colonialism: Reinventing the Wilderness and Redefining Labor

Chantal Norrgard

in Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the politics of Ojibwe work in the tourist industry as the regional economy shifted from industrial capitalism to tourism in the early twentieth century. Because tourists ... More


Burning for (Mother) Europe

Nicola Mai

in Mobile Orientations: An Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584959
eISBN:
9780226585147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585147.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 5 draws on original research with young men working as “professional fiancés” in the tourist sex industry in Tunisia. Drawing on the author’s autoethnographic experience as a tourist who ... More


“Smiling Faces, Beautiful Places”: The Rise of Modern Tourism in South Carolina

P. Nicole King

in Sombreros and Motorcycles in a Newer South: The Politics of Aesthetics in South Carolina's Tourism Industry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032516
eISBN:
9781617032523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032516.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter traces development of South Carolina’s tourism industry. The first indications that South Carolina may become a tourist state emerged in 1945, when the newly formed State Research, ... More


Bootstraps, Beaches, and Cobblestone: Commonwealth Puerto Rico

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.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the evolution of Puerto Rico's tourist industry from the years immediately preceding the commonwealth era through the late 1950s. It analyzes the planned emergence of the ... More


Conclusion

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.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This concluding chapter surveys recent and contemporary trends in Latin American tourism, from Mexico's Cancún to Costa Rica';s ecotourism to revolutionary Cuba's recent re-embrace of tourists. It ... More


Christianity as a Metalanguage of Inclusiveness

Francio Guadeloupe

in Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254886
eISBN:
9780520942639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254886.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter takes a look at the style of Christianity that is practiced on SMX. The discussion is mostly concerned with the role of Christianity as a metalanguage that spans religious differences. ... More


A Cold War Mirage: Puerto Rico in the 1960s and 1970s

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.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter charts Puerto Rico's rising stock as a reformist Cold War oasis. Starting in the late 1950s and continuing through the 1970s, Soviet–American tensions and the Cold War slowly eased, and ... More


The 1930s and the Depression: Tourism and Restlessness

Gail Saunders

in Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062549
eISBN:
9780813051550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062549.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 5 describes economic depression in the 1930s Bahamas, the development of the tourist industry, and the eruption of labor unrest. The historical ties of the Bahamas’ substantial white ... More


It Sometimes Rains in Nice

in We'll Always Have Paris: American Tourists in France since 1930

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226473789
eISBN:
9780226473802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473802.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Many young Americans with creative ambitions like the Murphys and Fitzgeralds flocked to Paris in the 1920s and ended up spending a lot of time just drinking. A depressed franc helped Paris's Left ... More


“What Country Has So Much to Offer?”

in We'll Always Have Paris: American Tourists in France since 1930

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226473789
eISBN:
9780226473802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473802.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

American tourists continued to vote for France, as it remained unchallenged, as their most popular overseas destination. The tourist industries scrambled to profit from the luxury trade that followed ... More


Appropriating the Past: Heritage, Tourism, and Archaeology in Israel

Uzi Baram

in Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450582
eISBN:
9780226450643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines the “second stage” of archaeology in Israel and argues that the state has loosened its interference in the reclamation of the past. It discusses Israel's realization that ... More


Youth Responses to Discriminatory Practices: The Free Beach Movement, 1970–1975

Derick Hendricks

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the Free Beach Movement which emerged in the context of dramatic economic and demographic changes in the U. S. Virgin Islands in the 1960s. Strongly influenced by the civil ... More


Improving Waikiki

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/9780824832438.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter reviews the history of more than forty years of efforts to improve Waikiki. For millions of visitors to Hawaii, Waikiki has been the window through which Hawaii is viewed. Until direct ... More


. Southern Mexican Contemporary Traditional Culture That Is Little Affected by Tourism

Chris Goertzen

in Made in Mexico: Tradition, Tourism, and Political Ferment in Oaxaca

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737967
eISBN:
9781604737974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737967.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines traditional material culture in Southern Mexico that is untouched by tourism. It asks: What characteristics would we expect to mark culture that is traditional but not tourist ... More


The Erosion of a “World-Class” Urban Paradise: Tourism, the Environmental Movement, and Planning Related to Virginia Key Beach, 1982–1998

Gregory W. Bush

in White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Miami exemplifies a powerful urban model neglecting public spaces, largely ignoring public planning mechanisms, and, notably from the 1980s, transferring waterfront parkland to private entrepreneurs. ... More


Arundhati Roy’s “Return to the Things Themselves”: Phenomenology and the Challenge of Justice

Elizabeth S. Anker

in Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451362
eISBN:
9780801465635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451362.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things, which tackles specific lineages of oppression as well as the nature and genesis of human brutality using layered metaphorics ... More


Tartanry into Tartan: Heritage, Tourism and Material Culture

Ian Maitland Hume

in From Tartan to Tartanry: Scottish Culture, History and Myth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638772
eISBN:
9780748653539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638772.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter seeks to link material culture specifically to the growing debate about the contemporary understanding of the meaning and impact of tartan and its larger cousin, tartanry (or following ... More


Reforming Identities, Reframing Pilgrimage, 1900–1965

David J. Howlett

in Kirtland Temple: The Biography of a Shared Mormon Sacred Space

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038488
eISBN:
9780252096372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038488.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter narrates Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' interactions at the sacred shrine from 1900 to 1964. The sometimes ... More


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