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Japanese tourism and travel culture

Author: Sylvie Guichard-Anguis; Okpyo Moon
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Japan anthropology workshop series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines Japanese tourism and travel, both today and in the past, showing how over hundreds of years a distinct culture of travel developed, and exploring how this has permeated the perceptions and traditions of Japanese society.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvie Guichard-Anguis; Okpyo Moon
ISBN: 9780415470018 0415470013 9780203886670 0203886674
OCLC Number: 227922678
Description: xv, 221 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Culture of travel (tabi no bunka) and Japanese tourism / Sylvie Guichard-Angus --
1. Past and the other in the present : Kokunai kokusaika kanko --
domestic international tourism / Nelson Graburn --
2. Heroic Edo-ic : travelling the history highway in today's Tokugawa Japan / Millie Creighton --
3. Japanese inns (ryokan) as producers of Japanese identity / Sylvie Guichard-Anguis --
4. Meanings of tradition in contemporary Japanese domestic tourism / Markus Oedewald --
5. Fantasy travel in time and space : a new Japanese phenomenon? / Joy Hendry --
6. Japanese tourists in Korea : colonial and post-colonial encounters / Okpyo Moon --
7. Japanese encounter with the South : Japanese tourists in Palau / Shinji Yamashita --
8. Search for the real thing : Japanese tourism to Britain / Bronwen Surman --
9. All roads lead to home : Japanese culinary tourism in Italy / Merry I. White.
Series Title: Japan anthropology workshop series.
Responsibility: edited by Sylvie Guichard-Anguis and Okpyo Moon.
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