Tag Archives: Tourism

Red Tourism in China

A review of Production, Transmission, and Consumption of Red Tourism in China: A Model of the Circuit of Red Heritage and Tourism, by Shengnan Zhao….

Tourist Culture in China, 1895-1949

A review of On the Move: Tourist Culture in China, 1895-1949, by António Eduardo Hawthorne Barrento. In recent decades, a substantial literature in English identifies…

Tourism & Authenticity in Varanasi, India

A review of Sacred Journeys and Profane Travelers: Representation and Spatial Practice in Varanasi (India), by Cristiana Zara. The city of Varanasi, located on the…

Finnish-Russian Relations 1880s-1920s

A review of Shared Space, Varied Lives: Finnish-Russian Interactions in Dacha Country, 1880s-1920s, by Kitty Lam. It may surprise many visitors to Helsinki today that…

Media Creation in China’s Na Villages

A review of Scenes from Yongning: Media Creation in China’s Na Villages, by Tami Blumenfield. Tami Blumenfield’s dissertation is a refreshing anthropological study of media…

Religious Modernities in Thai Meditation Centers

A review of Constructing Religious Modernities: Hybridity, Reinterpretation and Adaptation in Thailand’s International Meditation Centers, by Brooke Schedneck.  This important and timely work addresses the…

Fantasies of the Real in Early Modern Japan

A review of Fantasies of the Real: Illustrated Gazetteers in Early Modern Japan, by Robert Dale Goree. Robert Goree’s dissertation offers a comprehensive study of…

Tourism in Late Colonial Vietnam

A review of Vietnamese Tourism in Late-Colonial Central Vietnam, 1917–1945, by Erich deWald. Erich deWald has written an illuminating history of a phenomenon that has…