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Deconstructing travel : cultural perspectives on tourism

Author: Arthur Asa Berger
Publisher: Walnut Creek, Calif. : Altamira Press, ©2004.
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Looks into why people travel, examining travel and tourism as a cultural phenomenon through social, cultural, psychological, and economic forces. This book explores the role of travel in contemporary  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berger, Arthur Asa, 1933-
Deconstructing travel.
Walnut Creek, Calif. : Altamira Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)653398950
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Asa Berger
ISBN: 0759107238 9780759107236 0759107246 9780759107243
OCLC Number: 54966325
Description: xv, 128 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Travelers and tourists --
Aspects of travel and tourism --
The uses of travel and tourism --
The tourism industry --
Travel advertising : images and language --
Travel writing as an art form --
The impact of tourism --
Disneyland and Walt Disney World --
The end of the road.
Responsibility: Arthur Asa Berger.
Local System Bib Number:
280271
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Berger approaches his subject not as a scientist, peering through the microscope to produce a precise dissection but as an artist, and then not a miniaturist but as a presenter of landscapes brought Read more...

 
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