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A Companion to Tourism

By: Alan A. Lew & C. Michael Hall and Allan M. Williams (Eds.)

Price: $51.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2005

Seller ID: 701878

ISBN: 1405133740

Condition: New


This groundbreaking Companion offers readers an opportunity to reassess key themes in contemporary tourism studies in the light of recent theoretical developments in tourism studies and the social sciences, as well as dramatic changes in the operating environment for tourism. Comprising 48 specially commissioned essays, written by more than 50 acknowledged experts from around the world, it provides a critical review of current research in the field. The Companion takes readers to the frontiers of tourism research, covering current perspectives and topics. Within the Companion a broad range of ... View more info

Banaras: City of Light

By: Diana L. Eck

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 1992

Seller ID: 033875

ISBN: 0140190791

Condition: New


The sacred city of Banaras on the River Ganges is one of the oldest living cities in the world—as old as Jerusalem, Athens and Peking. It is the place where Shiva, the Lord of All, is said to have made his permanent home since the dawn of creation. There are few cities in India as traditionally Hindu and as symbolic of the whole of Hindu culture as Banaras. In this eloquent, finely observed study, Diana Eck shows how the city, over the centuries, has become a lens through which the Hindu vision of the world is precisely focused. She reveals the spiritual and historical resonance of this ho... View more info

Leisure and Life Through the Ages : Studies from Europe

By: Ishwar Modi & Teus J. Kamphorst (Eds.)

Price: $61.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2017

Seller ID: 701875

ISBN: 8131608557

Condition: New


Leisure and Life through the Ages is a comprehensive account of eighteen countries from Europe to record developments in the field of leisure from a worldwide and comparative perspective. The coverage of the volume extends to Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden. The book also has a summarising article on Europe in the beginning which provides the basic general characteristics of leisure in Europe. Yet it may as well be said that in spite of certain basic featu... View more info

Cultural Tourism of India: Museums, Monuments & Arts (Theory and Practice)

By: S.P. Gupta, Krishna Lal, and Mahua Bhattacharyya; Foreword By Jagmohan, Minister for Tourism and Culture, Government of India

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027330

ISBN: 8124602158

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 479 with 11 folded maps, 6 b/w photos, and 54 colour photos. View more info

Cultural Tourism of India: Museums, Monuments & Arts (Theory and Practice)

By: S.P. Gupta, Krishna Lal, and Mahua Bhattacharyya; Foreword By Jagmohan, Minister for Tourism and Culture, Government of India

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027331

ISBN: 8124602166

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 479 with 11 folded maps, 6 b/w photos, and 54 colour photos. View more info

Ecotourism Development in India: Communities, Capital and Conservation

By: Seema Bhatt Abd Syed Liyakhat

Price: $6.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Foundation Books in association with Centre for Environment Education: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024273

ISBN: 8175965983

Condition: New


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Indian Travel Narratives

By: Somdatta Mandal

Price: $35.55

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 701877

ISBN: 8131603555

Condition: New


Travel narratives are intimately linked with the construction of identity. Occupying the space between fact and fiction, they expose cultural fault lines and reveal the changing desires and anxieties of both the traveller and the reader. Although the travel writing has always attracted a wide readership, it has only recently won significant attention from scholars. This anthology brings out different kinds of travel narratives from India, written both in English and the Bhasha literatures. Divided into five sections, the essays in this anthology explore the ways in which travel writing has def... View more info

An Introduction To The Geography Of Tourism

By: Velvet Nelson

Price: $51.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2014

Seller ID: 701876

ISBN: 8131606503

Condition: New


Tourism is an astonishingly complex phenomenon that is becoming an ever-greater part of life in today’s global world. This clear and engaging text introduces undergraduate students to this vast and diverse subject through the lens of geography, the only field with the breadth to consider all of the aspects, activities, and perspectives that constitute tourism. Indeed, geography and tourism have always been interconnected, and Velvet Nelson reinforces the relationship between them by using both human and physical geography to interpret all facets of tourism – economic, social, and environme... View more info