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Tourism, Magic and Modernity

Cultivating the Human Garden

Tourism, Magic and Modernity( )
Author: Picard, David
Series title:New Directions in Anthropology Ser.
ISBN:978-1-78238-321-5
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Drawing from extended fieldwork in La R#65533;union, 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 R#65533;union, 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,...
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Pages:206
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
Body, Mind & Spirit / Magick Studies
Business & Economics / Industries / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.05 x 9 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds

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