H-Travel is a network for the academic discussion of the history of travel, transport, and tourism. It welcomes professionals in the field of history and also those in other fields, as well as non-professionals, interested in its subject. The focus is on the history of travel, transport, and tourism from the earliest beginnings through the present and future, throughout the world and beyond. The languages of communication for the list are English, French, German, and Spanish.

Recent Content

Author: 
Nicholas Dagen Bloom, ed.
Reviewer: 
Dominique Brégent-Heald

Brégent-Heald on Bloom, 'Adventures into Mexico: American Tourism beyond the Border'


Nicholas Dagen Bloom, ed. Adventures into Mexico: American Tourism beyond the Border. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006. v + 230 pp. $76.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-3744-6; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-3745-3.

Reviewed by Dominique Brégent-Heald (Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
Published on H-Travel (December, 2006)

Author: 
Claudio Minca, Tim Oakes, eds.
Reviewer: 
Noel B. Salazar

Salazar on Minca and Oakes, 'Travels in Paradox: Remapping Tourism'


Claudio Minca, Tim Oakes, eds. Travels in Paradox: Remapping Tourism. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006. xi + 286 pp. $87.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-2875-8; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-2876-5.

Reviewed by Noel B. Salazar (Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Travel (December, 2006)

Author: 
D. Medina Lasansky
Reviewer: 
Kristin Semmens

Semmens on Lasansky, 'The Renaissance Perfected: Architecture, Spectacle, and Tourism in Fascist Italy'


D. Medina Lasansky. The Renaissance Perfected: Architecture, Spectacle, and Tourism in Fascist Italy. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004. xliii + 379 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-02507-0.

Reviewed by Kristin Semmens (Department of History, University of Victoria, Canada)
Published on H-Travel (October, 2006)

Author: 
Pal Nyiri
Reviewer: 
Ihor Pidhainy

Pidhainy on Nyiri, 'Scenic Spots: Chinese Tourism, the State, and Cultural Authority'


Pal Nyiri. Scenic Spots: Chinese Tourism, the State, and Cultural Authority. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006. xii + 134 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98588-6.

Reviewed by Ihor Pidhainy (East Asian Department, University of Toronto)
Published on H-Travel (August, 2006)

Author: 
Andrew Causey
Reviewer: 
Leah Potter

Potter on Causey, 'Hard Bargaining in Sumatra: Western Travelers and Toba Bataks in the Marketplace of Souvenirs'


Andrew Causey. Hard Bargaining in Sumatra: Western Travelers and Toba Bataks in the Marketplace of Souvenirs. Southeast Asia: University of Hawaii Press, 2003. x + 292 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2747-2; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2626-0.

Reviewed by Leah Potter (Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Published on H-Travel (November, 2004)

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