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The tourist : a new theory of the leisure class

Author: Dean MacCannell
Publisher: Berkeley, California : University Of California, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2013 editionView all editions and formats
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Brings social scientific understandings to bear on tourism in the postindustrial age, during which the middle class has acquired leisure time for international travel. This title examines notions of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean MacCannell
ISBN: 0520280008 9780520280007
OCLC Number: 840582122
Description: xxxviii, 231 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Modernity and the Production of Touristic Experiences --
Sightseeing and Social Structure --
The Paris Case: Origins of Alienated Leisure --
The Other Attractions --
Staged Authenticity --
A Semiotic of Attraction --
The Ethnomethodology of Sightseers --
Structure, Genuine and Spurious --
On Theory, Methods and Application.
Responsibility: Dean MacCannell.

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