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Travel culture : essays on what makes us go

Author: Carol T Williams
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An interdisciplinary collection of essays focusing on the impact of travel and tourism on our lives and our society. From classic literature to travel diaries, from commercial films to home  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol T Williams
ISBN: 0275957276 9780275957278
OCLC Number: 37902313
Description: xxiv, 193 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Origins of sightseeing / Judith Adler --
"The whole world within reach": travel images without borders / Tom Gunning --
White knee socks versus photojournalist vests: distinguishing between travelers and tourists / Marielle Risse --
Childhood and travel literature / David Espey --
Popular science on the road: adventures in island biogeography / Michael Bryson --
Mapmaking: the poet as travel writer / Beatriz Badikian --
Identity in John Lloyd Stephens's incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan / William E. Lenz. D.H. Lawrence in Taos: high pilgrimage, low pilgrimage / John W. Presley --
Lawrence and Beauvoir at Tua-Tah: European views of the heart of the world / Tamara Teale --
"There's a great big beautiful tomorrow": historic memory and gender in Walt Disney's carousel of progress / Lynn Y. Weiner --
Route 66: still kickin' for students and international visitors / Terri Ryburn-LaMonte --
Touring America in a Model T / David Tomlinson --
Learning our way around the world: the overseas teaching subculture / Ruth Carrington.
Responsibility: edited by Carol Traynor Williams.

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