skip to content
War tourism : Second World War France from defeat and occupation to the creation of heritage Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

War tourism : Second World War France from defeat and occupation to the creation of heritage

Author: Bertram M Gordon
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This book addresses the linkages between tourism and war, focusing on tourism by German personnel and French civilians during the Second World War and on postwar memory tourism"--
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gordon, Bertram M., 1945-
War tourism.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018018664
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertram M Gordon
ISBN: 9781501715877 1501715879
OCLC Number: 1029442519
Description: x, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : tourism, aesthetics, and war --
The emergence of France as a tourist icon in the Belle Époque --
Two 1940 locales as sites and symbols : the Maginot Line and the Compiègne railway car --
French tourism in their occupied country --
German tourism in occupied France 1940-1944 --
The liberation, 1944 : Normandy and Paris --
Tourism and the war : Free French and resistance sites : Vichy and its discontents --
Tourism, war, and memory in France since the war --
Conclusion : aftermath and the question of appropriate remembrance : French tourism and its self-images of the Second World War to the present.
Responsibility: Bertram M. Gordon.

Abstract:

As German troops entered Paris following their victory in June 1940, the American journalist William L. Shirer observed that they carried cameras and behaved as "naive tourists." One of the first  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"In this splendid book on the growth of tourism, the reader travels with Gordon to key sites of memory in twentieth-century France. Drawing on French and German archives, Parisian police records, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1029442519> # War tourism : Second World War France from defeat and occupation to the creation of heritage
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "1029442519" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/war_and_society> ; # War and society
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/deutsche> ; # Deutsche
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/collective_memory_france_history_20th_century> ; # Collective memory--France--History--20th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Place/france> ; # France.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/war_and_society_france_history_20th_century> ; # War and society--France--History--20th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/tourism_france_history_20th_century> ; # Tourism--France--History--20th century
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/338.479144/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/heritage_tourism> ; # Heritage tourism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/tourism> ; # Tourism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/dark_tourism_france_history_20th_century> ; # Dark tourism--France--History--20th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Place/frankreich> ; # Frankreich
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/dark_tourism> ; # Dark tourism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/weltkrieg> ; # Weltkrieg
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/urlauber> ; # Urlauber
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/germans_travel_france_history_20th_century> ; # Germans--Travel--France--History--20th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Meeting/world_war_1939_1945> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/collective_memory> ; # Collective memory
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_france> ; # World War, 1939-1945--France
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/germans_travel> ; # Germans--Travel
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/tourismus> ; # Tourismus
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/heritage_tourism_france_history_20th_century> ; # Heritage tourism--France--History--20th century
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Person/gordon_bertram_m_1945> ; # Bertram M. Gordon
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2018" ;
    schema:datePublished "2018" ;
    schema:description "Introduction : tourism, aesthetics, and war -- The emergence of France as a tourist icon in the Belle Époque -- Two 1940 locales as sites and symbols : the Maginot Line and the Compiègne railway car -- French tourism in their occupied country -- German tourism in occupied France 1940-1944 -- The liberation, 1944 : Normandy and Paris -- Tourism and the war : Free French and resistance sites : Vichy and its discontents -- Tourism, war, and memory in France since the war -- Conclusion : aftermath and the question of appropriate remembrance : French tourism and its self-images of the Second World War to the present."@en ;
    schema:description ""This book addresses the linkages between tourism and war, focusing on tourism by German personnel and French civilians during the Second World War and on postwar memory tourism"--"@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4974882459> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#CreativeWork/war_tourism> ;
    schema:name "War tourism : Second World War France from defeat and occupation to the creation of heritage"@en ;
    schema:productID "1029442519" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781501715877> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1029442519> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Meeting/world_war_1939_1945> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Person/gordon_bertram_m_1945> # Bertram M. Gordon
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1945" ;
    schema:familyName "Gordon" ;
    schema:givenName "Bertram M." ;
    schema:name "Bertram M. Gordon" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/collective_memory> # Collective memory
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Collective memory"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/collective_memory_france_history_20th_century> # Collective memory--France--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Collective memory--France--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/dark_tourism_france_history_20th_century> # Dark tourism--France--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Dark tourism--France--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/germans_travel_france_history_20th_century> # Germans--Travel--France--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Germans--Travel--France--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/heritage_tourism_france_history_20th_century> # Heritage tourism--France--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Heritage tourism--France--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/tourism_france_history_20th_century> # Tourism--France--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Tourism--France--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/war_and_society_france_history_20th_century> # War and society--France--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "War and society--France--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_france> # World War, 1939-1945--France
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--France"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4974882459#CreativeWork/war_tourism>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "War tourism." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1029442519> ; # War tourism : Second World War France from defeat and occupation to the creation of heritage
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781501715877>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1501715879" ;
    schema:isbn "9781501715877" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1029442519>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1029442519> ; # War tourism : Second World War France from defeat and occupation to the creation of heritage
    schema:dateModified "2019-07-12" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.