Post Conflict Heritage Postcolonial Tourism

Author: Tim Winter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134084943
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Post Conflict Heritage Postcolonial Tourism from the Author: Tim Winter. Angkor, Cambodia’s only World Heritage Site, is enduring one of the most crucial, turbulent periods in its twelve hundred year history. Given Cambodia’s need to restore its shattered social and physical infrastructures after decades of violent conflict, and with tourism to Angkor increasing by a staggering 10,000 per cent in just over a decade, the site has become an intense focal point of competing agendas. Angkor’s immense historical importance, along with its global prestige, has led to an unprecedented influx of aid, with over twenty countries together donating millions of dollars for conservation and research. For the Royal Government however, Angkor has become a ‘cash-cow’ of development. Post-conflict Heritage, Postcolonial Tourism critically examines this situation and locates Angkor within the broader contexts of post-conflict reconstruction, nation building, and socio-economic rehabilitation. Based on two years of fieldwork, the book explores culture, development, the politics of space, and the relationship between consumption, memory and identity to reveal the aspirations and tensions, anxieties and paradoxical agendas, which form around a heritage tourism landscape in a post-conflict, postcolonial society. With the situation in Cambodia examined as a stark example of a phenomenon common to many countries attempting to recover after periods of war or political turmoil, Post-conflict Heritage, Postcolonial Tourism will be of particular interest to students and scholars working in the fields of Asian studies, tourism, heritage, development, and cultural and postcolonial studies.

Postcolonial Tourism

Author: Anthony Carrigan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136833927
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Postcolonial Tourism from the Author: Anthony Carrigan. This book is the first literary study of postcolonial tourism. Looking at the cultural and ecological effects of mass tourism development in highly exoticized island states that are still grappling with the legacies of western colonialism, Carrigan contends that postcolonial writers not only dramatize the industry’s most exploitative operations but also provide blueprints toward sustainable tourism futures. By locating this argument in the context of interdisciplinary tourism research, the study shows how imaginative literature can extend some of this field’s key theoretical concepts while making an important contribution to the interface between postcolonial studies and ecocriticism. The book also presents a framework for analyzing how an industry that is subject to constant media attention and involves a huge proportion of the global population shapes the cultural, social, and environmental milieux of postcolonial texts.

Asia On Tour

Author: Tim Winter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134044356
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Asia On Tour from the Author: Tim Winter. With the vast majority of academic theory on tourism based on ‘Western’ tourists, Asia on Tour illustrates why the rapid growth of travel for leisure and recreation in Asia demands a reappraisal of how tourism is analyzed and understood. Examining domestic and intra-regional tourism, the book reveals how improvements in infrastructures, ever increasing disposable incomes, liberalized economies, the inter-connectivities of globalization and the lowering of borders, both physical and political, are now enabling millions of Asians to travel as tourists. Drawing upon multidisciplinary theoretical perspectives and up-to-date empirical research, the twenty-three accessible essays in this volume indicate why a rigorous and critical study of Asian tourism must become integral to both our analysis of this rapidly transforming region and our interpretation of global tourism in the twenty first century. As a rich collection of essays on heritage and tourism oriented around Asian tourists, Asia on Tour will be of particular interest to students and scholars working in the fields of tourism, Asian studies, geography, heritage, anthropology, development, sociology, and cultural and postcolonial studies.

After The Killing Fields

Author: Craig Etcheson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275985134
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After The Killing Fields from the Author: Craig Etcheson. The story of the twenty-five year effort to bring to justice the architects of the Cambodian genocide, this study explains why those who orchestrated the murder of 2.2 million people continue to escape responsibility.

The Palgrave Handbook Of Contemporary Heritage Research

Author: E. Waterton
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113729356X
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The Palgrave Handbook Of Contemporary Heritage Research from the Author: E. Waterton. This book explores heritage from a wide range of perspectives and disciplines and in doing so provides a distinctive and deeply relevant survey of the field as it is currently researched, understood and practiced around the world.

Planning The Past

Author: Anita M. Waters
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739158902
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Planning The Past from the Author: Anita M. Waters. Planning the Past studies the way a post-colonial society reconstructs its national history and grapples with its colonial past, specifically in Port Royal, a Jamaican village with a dramatic history of pirates, naval admirals, and earthquakes. Anita M. Waters argues that the plans for Port Royal's heritage tourism development represent a chronological record of historical revisionism, and the fact that none of the plans has been realized reflects post-colonial social processes and national ambivalence about piratical and naval history. This interdisciplinary study will be valuable reading for students of historiography, piracy, Caribbean history, Caribbean politics, and heritage tourism.

Cambodia Handbook

Author: John Colet
Publisher: Footprint Travel Guides
ISBN: 9781903471401
Size: 56.44 MB
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Cambodia Handbook from the Author: John Colet. A new-and-improved contents listing and a new front map highlighting the best sights help readers navigate this nation that for many years was closed off to foreign travelers. Dozens of full-color maps cross-referenced with the text help readers decide where to stay, eat, and take in the local culture, while stunning full-color photos depict the highlights of the country.

Saving Angkor

Author: C. M. Bhandari
ISBN: 9789748299822
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Saving Angkor from the Author: C. M. Bhandari.

China East Asia And The Global Economy

Author: Takeshi Hamashita
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China East Asia And The Global Economy from the Author: Takeshi Hamashita. This book presents a selection of essays from Takeshi Hamashita's ouevre on Asian trade to introduce this important historian's work on China and East Asia's incorporation to the world economy to the English speaking reader.