Reviews

Author: 
Derek Offord
Reviewer: 
Brigid O'Keeffe

O'Keeffe on Offord, 'Journeys to a Graveyard: Perceptions of Europe in Classical Russian Travel Writing'

Derek Offord. Journeys to a Graveyard: Perceptions of Europe in Classical Russian Travel Writing. Dordrecht: Springer, 2005. xxvi + 287 pp. $109.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4020-3908-9.

Reviewed by Brigid O'Keeffe (History Department, New York University) Published on H-Travel (February, 2007)

Russia Confronts the Barbarous West

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: 
Adam Jaworski, Annette Pritchard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Piers Smith

Smith on Jaworski and Pritchard, 'Discourse, Communication and Tourism'

Adam Jaworski, Annette Pritchard, eds. Discourse, Communication and Tourism. Buffalo and Toronto: Channel View Publications, 2005. ix + 249 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84541-020-9.

Reviewed by Piers Smith (Department of English, Gulf University of Science and Technology, Kuwait) Published on H-Travel (December, 2006)

Tourism Practices

Author: 
Dina Berger
Reviewer: 
Lawrence Culver

Culver on Berger, 'The Development of Mexico's Tourism Industry: Pyramids by Day, Martinis by Night'

Dina Berger. The Development of Mexico's Tourism Industry: Pyramids by Day, Martinis by Night. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. xvii + 164 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-6635-3.

Reviewed by Lawrence Culver (Department of History, Utah State University) Published on H-Travel (December, 2006)

Selling Mexico and Modernity through Tourism

Author: 
Richard D. Starnes
Reviewer: 
Cynthia Miller

Miller on Starnes, 'Creating the Land of the Sky: Tourism and Society in Western North Carolina'

Richard D. Starnes. Creating the Land of the Sky: Tourism and Society in Western North Carolina. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005. xiv + 240 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1462-0.

Reviewed by Cynthia Miller (Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College) Published on H-Travel (December, 2006)

The Making of a Regional Ethos and Identity

Author: 
Katherine Haldane Grenier
Reviewer: 
Angela Schwarz

Schwarz on Grenier, 'Tourism and Identity in Scotland, 1770-1914: Creating Caledonia'

Katherine Haldane Grenier. Tourism and Identity in Scotland, 1770-1914: Creating Caledonia. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005. x + 249 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-3694-6.

Reviewed by Angela Schwarz (Department of History, University of Siegen, Germany) Published on H-Travel (December, 2006)

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)

Down Mexico Way

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)

Reinventing the Past in Fascist Italy

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)

Unravelling Chinese Tourism and Tourists: How and Why Do They See the Things That They Do?

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)

Author: 
Lucy M. Long, ed.
Reviewer: 
Lara Pascali

Pascali on Long, 'Culinary Tourism'

Lucy M. Long, ed. Culinary Tourism. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2003. xiv + 320 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2292-2.

Reviewed by Lara Pascali (School of Architecture, McGill University and Jane L. Cook, Independent Scholar) Published on H-Travel (August, 2004)

From Kosher Oreos to the Heatless Jalapeno: Eating Your Way at Home and Abroad

Author: 
James Mak
Reviewer: 
Christopher Kopper

Kopper on Mak, 'Tourism and the Economy: Understanding the Economics of Tourism'

James Mak. Tourism and the Economy: Understanding the Economics of Tourism. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2004. xi + 267 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2789-2.

Reviewed by Christopher Kopper (Department of History, Universitaet Bielefeld) Published on H-Travel (June, 2004)

Author: 
John Zilcosky
Reviewer: 
Mirjam Triendl

Triendl on Zilcosky, 'Kafka's Travels: Exoticism, Colonialism, and the Traffic of Writing'

John Zilcosky. Kafka's Travels: Exoticism, Colonialism, and the Traffic of Writing. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. xvi + 289 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-23281-8.

Reviewed by Mirjam Triendl (Department for Jewish History and Culture, University of Munich) Published on H-Travel (June, 2004)

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