Touring Pacific Cultures

Touring Pacific Cultures

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Tourism is vital to the economies of most Pacific nations and as such is an important site for the meaningful production of shared and disputed cultural values and practices. This is especially the case when tourism intersects with other important arenas for cultural production, both directly and indirectly. Touring Pacific Cultures captures the central importance of tourism to the visual, material and performed cultures of the Pacific region. In this volume, we propose to explore new directions in understanding how culture is defined, produced, experienced and sustained through tourism-related practices across that region. We ask, how is cultural value, ownership, performance and commodification negotiated and experienced in actual lived practice as it moves with people across the Pacific?
Publisher: Acton, ACT :, ANU Press,, [2016].
ISBN: 9781921862441
1921862440
Branch Call Number: 338.4791 TOU
Characteristics: xix, 457 pages :,illustrations (chiefly colour), maps, portraits (chiefly colour) ;,24 cm.

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