Cultural Heritage and Tourism - new book from Channel View Publications
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CULTURAL HERITAGE AND TOURISM
Dallen J. Timothy (Arizona State University)
This refreshingly new text combines the author’s passion for heritage with the latest research in the area to produce a comprehensive and engaging publication. Readers are offered a rich menu of scholarly analysis, comprehensive listing of heritage sites and an extensive catalogue of references. This book can only be described as a must use text for heritage studies.
Prof Bruce Prideaux, School of Business, James Cook University
Cultural heritage is one of the most pervasive tourism resources in the world. Most trips away from home involve some element of culture, and heritage tourism continues to grow each year. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the issues, practices, current debates, concepts, and managerial concerns associated with cultural heritage-based tourism.
Chapter 1: Cultural Heritage and Tourism
Chapter 2: Consumption of Culture: Heritage Demand and Experience
Chapter 3: Heritage Supply: Attractions and Services
Chapter 4: Spatial Perspectives and Heritage Resources
Chapter 5: Looking for Something Real: Heritage, Tourism and Elusive Authenticity
Chapter 6: Tourism and the Politics of Heritage
Chapter 7: The Need to Conserve the Past: The Impacts of Tourism
Chapter 8: Protective Legislation and Conservation Organizations
Chapter 9: Protecting the Past for Today: Heritage Conservation and Tourism
Chapter 10: Telling the Story: Interpreting the Past for Visitors
Chapter 11: Planning Principles and Cultural Heritage Destinations
Chapter 12: Marketing the Past for Today
Chapter 13: Raising Revenue and Managing Visitors
Chapter 14: Museums and Living Heritage Centers
Chapter 15: Archaeological Sites and Monuments
Chapter 16: Landscapes of the Elite and the Ordinary
Chapter 17: The Industrial Past
Chapter 18: Religious Sites and Pilgrimage
Chapter 19: Diaspora, Roots and Personal Heritage Tourism
Chapter 20: Indigenous Heritage and Living Culture
Chapter 21: Dark Tourism and Sites of Atrocity
Chapter 22: Conclusion
Dr Dallen J. Timothy is Professor of Community Resources and Development, Director of the Tourism Development and Management Program, and Senior Sustainability Scientist at Arizona State University.
Aspects of Tourism Texts August 2011 528pp
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