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In Search of Heritage as Pilgrim or Tourist?: Papers presented at the Tobert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1998

By: J.M. Fladmark (ed.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Dorset, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008258

ISBN: 1873394241

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The intriguing hypothesis of this volume is that the medieval pilgrim industry was the start of modern tourism. Although triggered by religious motivation, it is argued that pilgrims were equally driven by a desire for adventure, discovery and cultural enrichment. The authors confirm that we can learn much from studying the past, both about the motivation for travel and about how to attract visitors. In a provocative paper, Professor Dean MacCannell of California argues that we are today turning attractions of authentic heritage into ‘minor places’ by allowing them to be supplanted by comm... View more info

Heritage and Identity: Shaping the Nations of the North: Papers presented at the Tobert Gordon University Heritage Convention 2001

By: J.M. Fladmark (ed.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Dorset, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008264

ISBN: 1873394551

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Was the shaping of nation states in Northern Europe governed by military might, or by Christian and democratic ideals? How has trade and cross-cultural exchange between Scandinavia and the British Isles shaped our historic identities, and what about the impact of global politics and marketing in recent times? These are some of the questions explored by the contributors in the context of forces that shape national identities today. Their analysis highlights the need for historical awareness when developing future cultural policy, brand profiles and marketing strategies. Looking back, Jesse Byoc... View more info

Sharing the Earth: Local Identity in Global Culture: Papers presented at the Tobert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1995

By: J.M. Fladmark (ed.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Dorset, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023123

ISBN: 1873394195

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Our heritage is rooted in local cultures and environments, yet the international bias of modern communication may threaten to degrade this inheritance. Is it possible to accommodate multinational companies and mass tourism, or to export concepts such as Disney World from one place to another without destroying valued vernacular traditions? This column addresses these questions and explores issues critical to the sustained use of the Earth’s heritage for the cultural and economic benefit of local communities. Contents: Survival and Wilderness - a global dilemma Nicholas Luard Globalisati... View more info