Saturday, October 16, 2010

Landscape, Tourism and Meaning

Book Review of: Landscape, Tourism and Meaning by Daniel C. Knudsen, Michelle M. Metro-Roland, Anne K. Soper & Charles E. Greer (Eds), Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008, ISBN 978-0-7546-4943-4

Reviewed by : Brian Graham, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Ulster, UK

Published in: Tourism Geographies, Volume 12, Issue 3, August 2010, pages 484 - 486 

This book, which is a contribution to Ashgate's 'New directions in Tourism Analysis' series emerges from the sometimes unfortunate engagement of tourism studies with cultural geography and its convoluted and pretentious lexicon. The provenance of the volume lies in two sessions at the 2004 meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) in Philadelphia, the purpose of the book being explicitly ambitious in that its role 'is to re-theorize tourism' through an examination of the intersection between landscape, identity and tourism. ...

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To cite this review article: Graham, Brian (2010) 'A Review of “Landscape, Tourism and Meaning”', Tourism Geographies, 12:3, 484 - 486

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