Ecotourism and Nationalism

Kyra Sanchez Clapper Blog Post

In this post for Vistas, Kyra Sanchez-Clapper of the University of Memphis discusses the relations between nationalism and ecotourism.


Expanding upon my current research on 19th-century French travel, in this post I would like to pose some questions about ecotourism and how the current pandemic has slowed the industry considerably. A number of countries around the globe share an economic reliance on tourism and former European colonial status. Below, I address some French trends in tourism, French Indochine and present-day Vietnam, and metropolitan French tourist trends.


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