Transforming Travel

Author: Jeremy Smith
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 1786394197
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Transforming Travel combines stories from leading companies, interviews with pioneers and thinkers, along with thorough analysis of the industry's potential to make lasting, positive change.

Travel And Transformation

Author: Garth Lean
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317006577
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Bringing together geographers, sociologists, cultural researchers, philosophers, anthropologists, visual researchers, literary scholars and heritage researchers, this volume explores what it means to transform through travel in a modern, ...

The Routledge Companion To Travel Writing

Author: Carl Thompson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134105215
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In Africa as elsewhere, electronic genres are unquestionably transforming travel
writing. The 'Invisible Borders' project (http://invisibleborders.com), to take one
successful example, demonstrates how a new generation of Africanborn
photographers, visual artists and writers can collaborate to produce previously
unimaginable accounts of travel across the continent. For those with internet
access, blogging and microblogging also look set to give voice to a whole range
of African ...

Ecotourism In Appalachia

Author: Al Fritsch
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813159229
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Beyond. ECOtourism. Transforming. Travel. Throughout this book, we have seen
how the current concept of ecotourism, though in some ways a promising idea,
has serious drawbacks and limitations. It is inherently elitist, and because it is
viewed as a specialized form of travel, it will only make up a limited segment of
the commercial tourism market, with a correspondingly limited impact on the
environment. We can't count on it to save the global ecology, rescue the
depressed economy ...

Travel Writing Form And Empire

Author: Julia Kuehn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113589454X
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If tourism is the fast food of travel discourse, then a form of intense, slowly
accumulated, and thick description has revealed a way of transforming travel
writing away from anaggressive form of knowledgemaking to a mode of reflection
Peter Hulme records WilliamLeast HeatMoon's observationof asmallmid west
townwhere nothing happens,andwhere “he's come to watch 'nothing' happen,
invokinginthe process Ruth Orkin's photographs of theintersection belowher
NewYork apartment.

Cartographies Of Travel And Navigation

Author: James R. Akerman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226010783
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In a very broad sense, railroad maps of this period divide into five
generalcategoriesonthebasisoftheaudiencestheyweredesignedtoserve: investor
maps, land promotion maps, general reference maps, industry maps, and
passenger travel maps. This essay will begin with a brief survey
ofthefirstfourcategoriesbeforelookingindepthatthemostpublicofthem all: railroad
travel maps. By riding trains, Americans came to understand how thoroughly
railroads were transforming travel and to see ...

National Identities And Travel In Victorian Britain

Author: M. Morgan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230512151
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Some emphasized the various improvements afforded by travel ± improvement of
mind, heart, body, character and/or social prestige. Travelling was thought to
enhance knowledge of human nature and, therefore, to civilize and liberalize the
mind. Alexander Graham Dunlop noted how acute the mind and sight were when
travelling so that, in his words, `We improve and ... Our prejudices leave us one
by one... Our benevolence extends itself with our knowledge.'6 Others travelled
for ...

The Rise Of Oriental Travel

Author: G. Maclean
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230511767
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Such a programme would have shocked the pious Biddulph, but in its own day,
Blount's Voyage was praised by no less than a learned bishop for transforming
travel writing by refiguring the agency of the British visitor to Ottoman lands. In
panegyrical verses 'To my Noble and Judicious Friend Sir Henry Blount upon his
Voyage', Bishop Henry King explains how Blount's exemplary method of travel
teaches others how best to manage their business in the lands of the Turks.
Apparently ...

Great Women Travel Writers

Author: Alba Amoia
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826418401
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(Fanny Lewald, in Adolf Stahr and Fanny Lewald, Ein Winter in Rom, 152) On the
death of her dearly loved father in 1846, Fanny Lewald was in Naples, and the
letter from Konigsberg informing her of this event took nearly three weeks to
reach her. In 1881, when she made her last journey to Italy, the train tracks that
covered Europe were transforming travel into mass tourism, while news, good
and bad alike, traveled with equal rapidity by telegraph. Besides experiencing
such material ...