David L. Gladstone's From Pilgrimage to Package Tour: Travel and Tourism in the PDF

By David L. Gladstone

while humans in First global international locations consider travelers within the giant expanses of the 3rd global at the present time, they often contemplate pampered westerners, filling up the posh resorts and enforcing their Orientalist gazes at the teeming lots. As David Gladstone indicates us during this attention-grabbing and provocative e-book, such preconceptions are mistaken. Coupling incisive and colourful ethnographic bills of tourism in India and Mexico with sharp research, Gladstone demonstrates the fantastic complexity of this undefined, which now includes with regards to ten percentage of the area economic system. As he additionally exhibits, nearly all of travelers within the 3rd international are indigenous individuals with few resources-often making pilgrimages to non secular shrines.
From Pilgrimage to package deal journey is a clean and fully unique account that stands tourism reports on its head and proves that this is much extra advanced than it firstly appears.

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