Reviews

Author: 
Wolfgang Georg Arlt
Reviewer: 
Tim Oakes

Oakes on Arlt, 'China's Outbound Tourism'

Wolfgang Georg Arlt. China's Outbound Tourism. New York: Routledge, 2006. xv + 300 pp.p Illustrations + maps. ISBN 978-0-203-96816-1; $170.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-36536-9.

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

Tourism as Foreign Policy

Author: 
Anita M. Waters
Reviewer: 
John Walton

Walton on Waters, 'Planning the Past: Heritage Tourism and Post-Colonial Politics at Port Royal'

Anita M. Waters. Planning the Past: Heritage Tourism and Post-Colonial Politics at Port Royal. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2006. x + 125 pp. $66.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-0879-6; $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7391-1775-0.

Reviewed by John Walton (Department of Humanities, University of Central Lancashire) Published on H-Travel (September, 2007)

Author: 
Eric T Jennings
Reviewer: 
Stephen Harp

Harp on Jennings, 'Curing the Colonizers: Hydrotherapy, Climatology, and French Colonial Spas'

Eric T Jennings. Curing the Colonizers: Hydrotherapy, Climatology, and French Colonial Spas. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006. xi + 271 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-3822-2.

Reviewed by Stephen Harp (Department of History, University of Akron) Published on H-Travel (July, 2007)

Imperial Waters

Author: 
Andrea Colantonio, Robert B. Potter
Reviewer: 
John Gustavsen

Gustavsen on Colantonio and Potter, 'Urban Tourism and Development in the Socialist State: Havana during the "Special Period"'

Andrea Colantonio, Robert B. Potter. Urban Tourism and Development in the Socialist State: Havana during the "Special Period". Hampshire: Ashgate, 2006. xii + 256 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-4739-3.

Reviewed by John Gustavsen (Department of History, University of Miami) Published on H-Travel (July, 2007)

Tourism and Transition

Author: 
Jonah Siegel
Reviewer: 
Julie Codell

Codell on Siegel, 'Haunted Museum: Longing, Travel and the Art-Romance Tradition'

Jonah Siegel. Haunted Museum: Longing, Travel and the Art-Romance Tradition. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2005. x + 285 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12086-7.

Reviewed by Julie Codell (School of Art, Arizona State University) Published on H-Travel (May, 2007)

The Romance and Dream of the Artistic Past

Author: 
Aldo Canestrini
Reviewer: 
Ignacio Farías

Farías on Canestrini, 'Schiessen Sie nicht auf den Touristen'

Aldo Canestrini. Schiessen Sie nicht auf den Touristen. Zürich and Berlin: Diaphanes Verlag, 2006. 175 pp. EUR 14.90 (paper), ISBN 978-3-935300-74-2.

Reviewed by Ignacio Farías (Institute of European Ethnology, Humboldt University of Berlin/Center for Metropolitan Studies, Technical University of Berlin) Published on H-Travel (May, 2007)

Dystopia or Redemption: Which Do You Prefer?

Author: 
Emma Jinhua Teng
Reviewer: 
Tim Oakes

Oakes on Teng, 'Taiwan's Imagined Geography: Chinese Colonial Travel Writing and Pictures, 1683-1895'

Emma Jinhua Teng. Taiwan's Imagined Geography: Chinese Colonial Travel Writing and Pictures, 1683-1895. 230. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. xvi + 370 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01451-0; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-02119-8.

Reviewed by Tim Oakes (Department of Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder) Published on H-Travel (May, 2007)

Author: 
Joshua Hagen
Reviewer: 
Patrick R. Young

Young on Hagen, 'Preservation, Tourism and Nationalism: The Jewel of the German Past'

Joshua Hagen. Preservation, Tourism and Nationalism: The Jewel of the German Past. Burlington: Ashgate, 2006. x + 340 pp. $124.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-4324-1.

Reviewed by Patrick R. Young (Department of History, University of Massachusetts-Lowell) Published on H-Travel (May, 2007)

Hometown for a Nation

Author: 
Fathah Nawaz Jang
Reviewer: 
Nicholaus Podsiadlik

Podsiadlik on Jang, 'An Indian Passage to Europe: The Travels of Fath Nawaz Jang'

Fathah Nawaz Jang. An Indian Passage to Europe: The Travels of Fath Nawaz Jang. Oxford in Asia Historical Reprints Series. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2006. xxxii + 188 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-597924-4.

Reviewed by Nicholaus Podsiadlik (Department of English, Indiana University Bloomington) Published on H-Travel (March, 2007)

Author: 
Anthony J. Stanonis
Reviewer: 
Wendy Adams King

King on Stanonis, 'Creating the Big Easy: New Orleans and the Emergence of Modern Tourism, 1918-1945'

Anthony J. Stanonis. Creating the Big Easy: New Orleans and the Emergence of Modern Tourism, 1918-1945. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006. xiv + 317 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2822-5; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2817-1.

Reviewed by Wendy Adams King (Department of Communication, University of South Florida) Published on H-Travel (March, 2007)

Author: 
Natalie Zemon Davis
Reviewer: 
Bart Ooghe

Ooghe on Davis, 'Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim between Worlds'

Natalie Zemon Davis. Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim between Worlds. New York: Hill & Wang, 2006. ix + 435 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-9434-9.

Reviewed by Bart Ooghe (Department of Languages and Cultures of the Near East and North Africa, Ghent University, Belgium) Published on H-Travel (March, 2007)

Change, Sameness and the In-Between

Author: 
Sara Dickinson
Reviewer: 
Christian Noack

Noack on Dickinson, 'Breaking Ground: Travel and National Culture in Russia from Peter I to the Era of Pushkin'

Sara Dickinson. Breaking Ground: Travel and National Culture in Russia from Peter I to the Era of Pushkin. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2006. 291 pp. $75.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-420-1949-2.

Reviewed by Christian Noack (Department of History, Universitaet Bielefeld, Germany) Published on H-Travel (March, 2007)

Defining the Bounds of Europe and Russia

Author: 
Susan Barton
Reviewer: 
Eric G. Zuelow

Zuelow on Barton, 'Working-Class Organisations and Popular Tourism, 1840-1970'

Susan Barton. Working-Class Organisations and Popular Tourism, 1840-1970. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2005. xii + 237 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-6590-3.

Reviewed by Eric G. Zuelow (Department of History, University of New England) Published on H-Travel (March, 2007)

The Making of the English Traveling Class

Author: 
Robert C. Davis, Garry R. Marvin
Reviewer: 
Stephen L. Keck

Keck on Davis and Marvin, 'Venice, the Tourist Maze: A Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City'

Robert C. Davis, Garry R. Marvin. Venice, the Tourist Maze: A Cultural Critique of the World's Most Touristed City. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. xi + 372 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-23803-9; ISBN 978-0-520-24120-6.

Reviewed by Stephen L. Keck (Department of International Studies, American University of Sharjah) Published on H-Travel (March, 2007)

Consuming Venice

Author: 
Peter C. Mancall, ed.
Reviewer: 
Sebastian Barreveld

Barreveld on Mancall, 'Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery: An Anthology'

Peter C. Mancall, ed. Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery: An Anthology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. xv + 413 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-515596-9; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-515597-6.

Reviewed by Sebastian Barreveld (Department of History, Stanford University) Published on H-Travel (February, 2007)

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