An Introduction to Tourism and Anthropology

An Introduction to Tourism and Anthropology

By: Peter Burns (author)Hardback

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This introductory text explains how anthropology is integral to the study of tourism dynamics. Starting with an overview of the development of anthropology as a social science, the author uses a wealth of international examples, including the UK, USA and Australia, to bring practical relevance to complex theories. With its lucid writing style, summaries, sample questions and suggestions for further reading, this book will be an invaluable teaching resource in this area.

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Peter Burns is Head of Tourism and Leisure at the University of Luton


Part 1 Anthropology, tourism and tourists: anthropology; tourism; tourists; culture. Part Anthropology of tourism, globalization and development: the anthroplogy of tourism; issues in the anthropology of tourism; globalization, tourism and hospitality; charting development thinking.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/04/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780415186261
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 204
  • ID: 9780415186261
  • weight: 453
  • ISBN10: 0415186269

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