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The Tourist

A New Theory of the Leisure Class

The Tourist( )
Author: MacCannell, Dean
ISBN:978-0-520-28000-7
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

In this classic analysis of travel and sightseeing, author Dean MacCannell brings social scientific understandings to bear on tourism in the postindustrial age, during which the middle class has acquired leisure time for international travel. In The Tourist--now with a new introduction framing it as part of a broader contemporary social and cultural analysis--the author examines notions of authenticity, high and low culture, and the construction of social...
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Pages:280
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / General
Travel / General
Business & Economics / Industries / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
History / Civilization
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.11 Pounds

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