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Dark tourism and place identity : managing and interpreting dark places / editied by Leanne White and Elspeth Frew

Publication | Library Call Number: G155.A1 .W46 2013
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Dark tourism, including visitation to places such as murder sites, battlefields and cemeteries is a growing phenomenon. The three main themes of Visitor Motivation, Destination Management and Place Interpretation are addressed in this book from both a demand and supply perspective by examining a variety of case studies from around the world. This edited volume takes the dark tourism discussion to another level by reinforcing the critical intersecting domains of dark tourism and place identity and, in particular, highlighting the importance of understanding this connection for visitors and destination managers.

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Managing and interpreting dark places
Dark places
Contemporary geographies of leisure, tourism, and mobility ; 37
Contemporary geographies of leisure, tourism, and mobility ; 37.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013
Includes bibliographical references and index
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