Reviews

Author: 
Colin Adams, Jim Roy, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Burgess

Burgess on Adams and Roy, 'Travel, Geography and Culture in Ancient Greece, Egypt and the Near East'

Colin Adams, Jim Roy, eds. Travel, Geography and Culture in Ancient Greece, Egypt and the Near East. Leicester Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society Series. Oakville: David Brown Books, 2007. vi + 208 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84217-249-0.

Reviewed by Jonathan Burgess Published on H-Travel (September, 2010) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Author: 
Carol E. Henderson, Maxine Weisgrau, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aditi Chandra

Chandra on Henderson and Weisgrau, 'Raj Rhapsodies: Tourism Heritage and the Seduction of History'

Carol E. Henderson, Maxine Weisgrau, eds. Raj Rhapsodies: Tourism Heritage and the Seduction of History. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007. xlvi + 236 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-7067-4.

Reviewed by Aditi Chandra Published on H-Travel (March, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Tourism: A Tale of Heritage, Exclusions, and Identity Formation

Author: 
Evan R. Ward
Reviewer: 
Lisa Edwards

Edwards on Ward, 'Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean'

Evan R. Ward. Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xxvi + 236 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3229-0.

Reviewed by Lisa Edwards Published on H-Travel (March, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Changing Contours of Caribbean Tourism

Author: 
Marcella Daye, Donna Chambers, Sherma Roberts, eds.
Reviewer: 
Evan Ward

Ward on Daye and Chambers and Roberts, 'New Perspectives in Caribbean Tourism'

Marcella Daye, Donna Chambers, Sherma Roberts, eds. New Perspectives in Caribbean Tourism. Routledge Advances in Tourism Series. New York: Routledge, 2008. xii + 265 pp. ISBN 978-0-415-95838-7.

Reviewed by Evan Ward (University of Northern Alabama) Published on H-Travel (February, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Re-centering Tourism Studies in the English-speaking Caribbean

Author: 
William H. A. Williams
Reviewer: 
Eric Zuelow

Zuelow on Williams, 'Tourism, Landscape, and the Irish Character: British Travel Writers in Pre-Famine Ireland'

William H. A. Williams. Tourism, Landscape, and the Irish Character: British Travel Writers in Pre-Famine Ireland. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2008. xi + 267 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-22520-9.

Reviewed by Eric Zuelow Published on H-Travel (February, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Reading Identities in Landscapes and Stereotypes

Author: 
Philip Duke
Reviewer: 
Quetzil Castaneda

Castaneda on Duke, 'The Tourists Gaze, the Cretans Glance: Archaeology and Tourism on a Greek Island'

Philip Duke. The Tourists Gaze, the Cretans Glance: Archaeology and Tourism on a Greek Island. Heritage, Tourism, and Community Series. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press, 2007. 154 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59874-142-1; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59874-143-8.

Reviewed by Quetzil Castaneda Published on H-Travel (February, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Author: 
Ann Denkler
Reviewer: 
Anthony J. Stanonis

Stanonis on Denkler, 'Sustaining Identity, Recapturing Heritage: Exploring Issues of Public History, Tourism, and Race in a Southern Town'

Ann Denkler. Sustaining Identity, Recapturing Heritage: Exploring Issues of Public History, Tourism, and Race in a Southern Town. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2007. v + 131 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-1991-4.

Reviewed by Anthony J. Stanonis Published on H-Travel (January, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Author: 
Philip Scranton, Janet F. Davidson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sasha D. Pack

Pack on Scranton and Davidson, 'The Business of Tourism: Place, Faith, and History'

Philip Scranton, Janet F. Davidson, eds. The Business of Tourism: Place, Faith, and History. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. 312 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3968-3.

Reviewed by Sasha D. Pack (SUNY-Buffalo) Published on H-Travel (January, 2009) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Tourist Reinventions: From Thomas Cook to Tito

Author: 
Ashild Kolas
Reviewer: 
Jenny Chio

Chio on Kolas, 'Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition: A Place Called Shangrila'

Ashild Kolas. Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition: A Place Called Shangrila. London: Routledge, 2008. xii + 154 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-43436-2.

Reviewed by Jenny Chio Published on H-Travel (December, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

What’s in a Name?

Author: 
Cristina Bacchilega
Reviewer: 
Joan Wardrop

Wardrop on Bacchilega, 'Legendary Hawai'i and the Politics of Place: Tradition, Translation, and Tourism'

Cristina Bacchilega. Legendary Hawai'i and the Politics of Place: Tradition, Translation, and Tourism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. Illustrations, maps. xii + 230 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3975-1.

Reviewed by Joan Wardrop Published on H-Travel (November, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Recuperating the Indigenous

Author: 
Kristen Rogheh Ghodsee
Reviewer: 
Emiliya Karaboeva

Karaboeva on Ghodsee, 'The Red Riviera: Gender, Tourism, and Postsocialism on the Black Sea'

Kristen Rogheh Ghodsee. The Red Riviera: Gender, Tourism, and Postsocialism on the Black Sea. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005. xii +226 pp. Photographs. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-3650-1; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-3662-4.

Reviewed by Emiliya Karaboeva Published on H-Travel (November, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Author: 
Chris Ryan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Brigitte Sion

Sion on Ryan, 'Battlefield Tourism: History, Place and Interpretation'

Chris Ryan, ed. Battlefield Tourism: History, Place and Interpretation. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2007. xxii + 294 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-08-045362-0.

Reviewed by Brigitte Sion Published on H-Travel (November, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Dark Tourism on Fields of Battle

Author: 
Robert Bruce Campbell
Reviewer: 
William Wyckoff

Wyckoff on Campbell, 'In Darkest Alaska: Travels and Empire Along the Inside Passage'

Robert Bruce Campbell. In Darkest Alaska: Travels and Empire Along the Inside Passage. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007. 348 pp.p Illustrations. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4021-4.

Reviewed by William Wyckoff (Montana State University) Published on H-Travel (October, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Author: 
David Beriss, David E. Sutton, ed.
Reviewer: 
Lori Baptista

Baptista on Beriss and Sutton, 'The Restaurants Book: Ethnographies of Where We Eat'

David Beriss, David E. Sutton, ed. The Restaurants Book: Ethnographies of Where We Eat. Oxford: Berg Publishers, 2007. 256 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84520-754-0; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84520-755-7.

Reviewed by Lori Baptista Published on H-Travel (October, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Eating Out

Author: 
Charles Burdett
Reviewer: 
Kristin Semmens

Semmens on Burdett, 'Journeys through Fascism: Italian Travel Writing between the Wars'

Charles Burdett. Journeys through Fascism: Italian Travel Writing between the Wars. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2007. x + 270 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-540-8.

Reviewed by Kristin Semmens Published on H-Travel (September, 2008) Commissioned by Patrick R. Young

Fascists on Tour

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