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Author Strain, Ellen, 1968-

Title Public places, private journeys : ethnography, entertainment, and the tourist gaze / Ellen Strain
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2003]


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 W'PONDS  306.4 Str/Ppp  AVAILABLE
Description x, 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: The Filtering Eye of the Tourist -- 1. Defining the Tourist Gaze -- 2. Touristic Births: Placing the Tourist -- 3. Technological Identification: Stereography and the Panama Canal -- 4. Moving Postcards: The Politics of Mobility and Stasis in Early Cinema -- 5. Jules Verne: Travel and Adaptation -- 6. Snapshots of Greece: Never on Sunday and the Politics of Touristic Narrative -- 7. Corporeal Geographies: E. M. Forster on Film -- 8. Global Mappings: Michael Crichton's Postmodern Travels -- 9. Millennium: Tourist Stand-ins and Hyphenated Anthropologists -- 10. Narrativizing Cybertravel: CD-ROM Travel Games -- 11. Virtual Reality and the Challenges of Reembodied Tourism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Tourism -- Social aspects.
Exoticism in motion pictures.
Tourism and the arts.
LC no. 2002068043
ISBN 081353187X paperback
Other Titles Ethnography, entertainment, and the tourist gaze