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Tourism, Magic and Modernity - a book by Picard, David

Tourism, Magic and Modernity

Cultivating the Human Garden

Tourism, Magic and Modernity( )
Author: Picard, David
Series title:New Directions in Anthropology Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Drawing from extended fieldwork in La Réunion, in the Indian Ocean, the author suggests an innovative re-reading of different concepts of magic that emerge in the global cultural economics of tourism. Following the making and unmaking of the tropical island tourism destination of La Réunion, he demonstrates how destinations are transformed into magical pleasure gardens in which human life is cultivated for tourist consumption. Like a gardener would cultivate flowers, local...
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Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Industries / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Body, Mind & Spirit / Magick Studies
Political Science / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.05 x 9 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds

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