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Royal tourism : excursions around monarchy

Author: Phil Long; Nicola J Palmer
Publisher: Clevedon ; Buffalo : Channel View Publications, ©2008.
Series: Tourism and cultural change, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The relationships between tourism and royalty have received little coverage in the tourism literature. This volume provides a critical exploration of the relationships between royalty and tourism past, present, and future from a range of disciplinary perspectives.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Long; Nicola J Palmer
ISBN: 9781845410803 1845410807 9781845410810 1845410815 1845410823 9781845410827
OCLC Number: 162118827
Description: vii, 268 pages : map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Philip Long --
1. The Construction of the Past and the Origins of Royal Tourism in 19th-century Britain / John Baxendale --
2. The History and Development of Royal Tourism in Scotland: Balmoral, the Ultimate Holiday Home? / Richard W. Butler --
3. Imprinting the Crown on Irish Holiday-ground: Marking and Marketing the Duke of York Route, 1897 / K. J. James --
4. Franco and the Spanish Monarchy: A Discourse Analysis of the Tourist Guides Published by the Patriminio Nacional (1959-1987) / Bart Maddens and Kristine Vanden Berghe --
5. 'Eternally Will Austria Stand ...': Imperial Tourism in Austria Between Timeless Predisposition and Political Statement / Oliver Haid --
6. Colonisation and 'Taking the Waters' in the 19th Century: The Patronage of Royalty in Health Resorts of Opatija, Habsburg Empire and Rotorua, New Zealand / Sanda Corak and Irena Ateljevic --
7. Morbid Tourism: The Case of Diana, Princess of Wales and Althorp House / Thomas Blom --
8. By Royal Association: British Monarchy as a Place Representation Tool / Nicola J. Palmer --
9. Who's King of Monmouthshire's Castles? Using Royal Heritage in Tourism Businesses to Develop a Sense of Place / Claire Haven-Tang and Eleri Jones --
10. 'Just Like Our Family': Royalty, National Identity and Tourism / Catherine Palmer --
11. Monarchy, Citizenship and Tourism / Heather Piper and Dean Garratt --
12. International Royal Tourist Expectations, Experiences and Reflections on Royal Encounters: A Demand-side Perspective / Nicola J. Palmer --
Conclusions / Philip Long and Nicola Palmer.
Series Title: Tourism and cultural change, 14.
Responsibility: edited by Philip Long and Nicola J. Palmer.
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The relationships between tourism and royalty have received little coverage in the tourism literature. Tourism has also received limited attention in historical studies of royalty. This book breaks  Read more...


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The book is to be welcomed by tourism scholars and is likely to provoke more research into what can be a noteworthy component of tourism for many destinations. -- Joan C. Henderson, Nanyang Read more...

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