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Histories of Tourism free pdf Historians have become increasingly interested in tourism over the past few years. Likewise, tourism scholars are recognising more than ever the relevance of historical perspectives on the development of their field. This collection of specially commissioned essays is intended to encourage the development and reciprocation of these concerns. The editor's introduction argues for a closer relationship between the disciplines, to their mutual benefit. The essays presented here provide a set of comparative case studies that make critical use of key concepts in tourism studies while remaining firmly grounded in historical approaches to argument and evidence. Written by an international team of contributors, this book explores the relationships between tourism, representations, environments and identities in a variety of settings, from the British and Roman Empires to Hitler's Germany, the Basque Country of northern Spain, the English Lake District and the Essex coast. The essays are based on original archival research and provide an accessible practical introduction to historical methodology as applied to tourism. The book will be useful as a course reader as well as for the originality, distinctiveness, range and weight of its research findings.

About John K. Walton

John K. Walton is Professor of Social History at the University of Central Lancashire, and president of the International Commission for the History of Travel and Tourism. His books include Blackpool (Edinburgh, 1998)- The British seaside: holidays and resorts in the twentieth century (Manchester, 2000)- and (with Professor Gary Cross) The playful crowd (New York, forthcoming 2005).

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Author : John K. Walton
Publisher : Channel View Publications
Data Published : 14 October 2005
ISBN : 1845410319
EAN : 9781845410315
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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