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Reclaiming travel

Author: Ilan Stavans; Joshua Ellison
Publisher: Durham : ,Duke University Press 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ilan Stavans and Joshua Ellison's Reclaiming Travel is a provocative meditation on the meaning of travel in the twenty-first century. Eschewing tourism, Stavans and Ellison urge for a rethinking of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Stavans; Joshua Ellison
ISBN: 9780822358695 0822358697
OCLC Number: 1027104300
Description: 155 pàgines; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction. Restlessness 1 Part I. Why We Travel 1. The Motion of Myth 9 2. Inward Voyage 23 3. The Endless Atlas 37 4. The Cosmos and the City 57 Part II. How We Travel 5. The Serious Business of Leisure 77 6. Transported 91 7. Traveling Outside the Frame 109 8. The Industry of Fake Experience 121 Epilogue. Home is Where 139 Acknowledgments 147 Index 149
Responsibility: Ilan Stavans and Joshua Ellison.

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"[A] highly original reflection on travel, ism and the making of meaning the twenty-first century." -- Jim Butcher * Tourism Planning & Development * "Throughout Reclaiming Travel, the authors deftly Read more...

 
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