Authenticating Ethnic Tourism

Authenticating Ethnic Tourism

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This book represents a shifting of emphasis away from the discourse of authenticity to the process of authenticating ethnic tourism. It focuses upon what authentication is, how it works, who is involved, and what the problems are in the process. By using the study of folk villages on Hainan Island, China, the book suggests that authenticity evolves from a static into a more dynamic concept, which can be formulated according to the different stages of development… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Channel View Publications (November 10, 2010)

Collection: Tourism and Cultural Change

Format: EPUB

Page count: 296 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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