skip to content
Envisioning Eden : mobilizing imaginaries in tourism and beyond Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Envisioning Eden : mobilizing imaginaries in tourism and beyond

Author: Noel B Salazar
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, ©2010.
Series: New directions in anthropology, v. 31.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
As tourism service standards become more homogeneous, travel destinations worldwide are conforming yet still trying to maintain, or even increase, their distinctiveness. Based on more than two years of fieldwork in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Arusha, Tanzania, this book offers an in-depth investigation of the local-to-global dynamics of contemporary tourism. Each destination offers examples that illustrate how tour  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Salazar, Noel B., 1973-
Envisioning Eden.
New York : Berghahn Books, ©2010
(DLC) 2010023976
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Noel B Salazar
ISBN: 9781845456610 1845456610
OCLC Number: 732958406
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 224 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Preparing a roadmap --
Two destinations, one destiny --
'Seducation' --
Imaging and imagining other worlds --
Guiding roles and rules --
Fantasy meets reality --
Coming home.
Series Title: New directions in anthropology, v. 31.
Responsibility: Noel B. Salazar.

Abstract:

As tourism service standards become more homogeneous, travel destinations worldwide are conforming yet still trying to maintain, or even increase, their distinctiveness.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

I am very impressed with this book. It is the best ethnography of tour guide training and performance to date. Indeed its probing analyses and its many comments make a great contribution to our Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/732958406> # Envisioning Eden : mobilizing imaginaries in tourism and beyond
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
   library:oclcnum "732958406" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1153142> ; # Tourism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796442991#Topic/business_&_economics_industries_hospitality_travel_&_tourism> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industries--Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/885097> ; # Culture and tourism
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/338.4791/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205492> ; # Tanzania--Arusha.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796442991#Topic/tourism_tanzania_arusha> ; # Tourism--Tanzania--Arusha
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796442991#Topic/social_science_anthropology_general> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--General
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2002005204> ; # Culture and tourism
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206069> ; # Indonesia--Yogyakarta.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796442991#Topic/tourism_indonesia_yogyakarta> ; # Tourism--Indonesia--Yogyakarta
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/122023866> ; # Noel B. Salazar
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description "As tourism service standards become more homogeneous, travel destinations worldwide are conforming yet still trying to maintain, or even increase, their distinctiveness. Based on more than two years of fieldwork in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Arusha, Tanzania, this book offers an in-depth investigation of the local-to-global dynamics of contemporary tourism. Each destination offers examples that illustrate how tour guide narratives and practices are informed by widely circulating imaginaries of the past as well as personal imaginings of the future. Noel B. Salazar received his PhD from the Unive."@en ;
   schema:description "Preparing a roadmap -- Two destinations, one destiny -- 'Seducation' -- Imaging and imagining other worlds -- Guiding roles and rules -- Fantasy meets reality -- Coming home."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796442991> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:genre "Case studies"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796442991#Series/new_directions_in_anthropology> ; # New directions in anthropology ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796442991#CreativeWork/envisioning_eden> ;
   schema:name "Envisioning Eden : mobilizing imaginaries in tourism and beyond"@en ;
   schema:productID "732958406" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/732958406#PublicationEvent/new_york_berghahn_books_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796442991#Agent/berghahn_books> ; # Berghahn Books
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=416120> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=710987> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10469355> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=536813> ;
   schema:url <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt9qcs4s> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781845456610> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/732958406> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796442991#Series/new_directions_in_anthropology> # New directions in anthropology ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/732958406> ; # Envisioning Eden : mobilizing imaginaries in tourism and beyond
   schema:name "New directions in anthropology ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796442991#Topic/business_&_economics_industries_hospitality_travel_&_tourism> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industries--Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industries--Hospitality, Travel & Tourism"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796442991#Topic/social_science_anthropology_general> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--General"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2002005204> # Culture and tourism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Culture and tourism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1153142> # Tourism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Tourism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205492> # Tanzania--Arusha.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Tanzania--Arusha." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206069> # Indonesia--Yogyakarta.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Indonesia--Yogyakarta." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/885097> # Culture and tourism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Culture and tourism"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/122023866> # Noel B. Salazar
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1973" ;
   schema:familyName "Salazar" ;
   schema:givenName "Noel B." ;
   schema:name "Noel B. Salazar" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796442991#CreativeWork/envisioning_eden>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Envisioning Eden." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/732958406> ; # Envisioning Eden : mobilizing imaginaries in tourism and beyond
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781845456610>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1845456610" ;
   schema:isbn "9781845456610" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.