An Introduction to Tourism and Anthropology

Peter Burns

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An Introduction to Tourism and Anthropology explains how anthropology is the window through which tourism dynamics may be properly analysed and evaluated. Starting with an overview of the development of anthropology as a social science, the author moves on to examine: the definition and characteristics of tourism definitions and typologies of tourists tourism and culture key themes and writers in the anthropology of tourism issues in the anthropology of tourism globalisation, tourism and anthropology the relationship between development and underdevelopment theories and the anthropology of tourism It features a wealth of international case studies from the UK, USA, Fiji, Australia, Indonesia and Tanzania.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
Number of pages188
ISBN (Print)0-415-18626-9
Publication statusPublished - 1999


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