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Death tourism : disaster sites as recreational landscape / edited by Brigitte Sion.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: G156.5.D37 D43 2014

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    Summary
    Papers presented at the Conference 'Death/Dark/Thanatourism' at New York University in April 2010.
    Series
    Enactments
    Enactments.
    Format
    Book
    Published
    London ; New York ; Calcutta : Seagull Books, 2014
    ©2014
    Contents
    Part I. Tourism and/as memory
    Ethical spaces : ethics and propriety in trauma tourism / Laurie Beth Clark
    Drama as durational performance : a walk through Villa Grimaldi, Santiago de Chile / Diana Taylor
    The Manhattan Project time machine : atomic tourism in Oak Ridge, Tennessee / Lindsey A. Freeman
    Theme parks and station plaques : memory, tourism and forgetting in post-Aum Japan / Mark Pendleton
    Part II. Exhibiting death
    Conflicting sites of memory in post-genocide Cambodia / Brigitte Sion
    Resisting Holocaust tourism : the new Gedenkstätte Bergen-Belsen, Germany / Rainer Schulze
    From evidence to relic to artefact / curating in the aftermath of 11 September 2001 / Mark Schaming
    Part III. Negotiating return
    Noshing at the necropolis : trauma, gastrotourism and Jewish cultural memory / S.I. Salamensky
    Sites of absence and presence : tourism and the morbid material culture of death in Brittany / Maura Coughlin
    The Navy Mechanics School (ESMA) and the politics of trauma tourism in Argentina / Cara L. Levey
    From shrine to theme park : the house of terror in Budapest, Hungary / Aniko Szucs
    Part IV. Identity politics
    Borderline memory disorder : Trieste and the staging of Italian national identity / Susanne C. Knittel
    Return to Alcatraz : dark tourism and the representation of prison history / Mary Rachel Gould
    Between violence and romance : gorillas, genocide and Rwandan tourism / Staphanie McKinney
    Welcome to Sarajevo! Touring the powder keg / Patrick Naef.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Sion, Brigitte, 1970- editor.
    Death/Dark/Thanatourism (2010 : New York University)
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Part I. Tourism and/as memory -- Ethical spaces : ethics and propriety in trauma tourism / Laurie Beth Clark -- Drama as durational performance : a walk through Villa Grimaldi, Santiago de Chile / Diana Taylor -- The Manhattan Project time machine : atomic tourism in Oak Ridge, Tennessee / Lindsey A. Freeman -- Theme parks and station plaques : memory, tourism and forgetting in post-Aum Japan / Mark Pendleton -- Part II. Exhibiting death -- Conflicting sites of memory in post-genocide Cambodia / Brigitte Sion -- Resisting Holocaust tourism : the new Gedenkstätte Bergen-Belsen, Germany / Rainer Schulze -- From evidence to relic to artefact / curating in the aftermath of 11 September 2001 / Mark Schaming -- Part III. Negotiating return -- Noshing at the necropolis : trauma, gastrotourism and Jewish cultural memory / S.I. Salamensky -- Sites of absence and presence : tourism and the morbid material culture of death in Brittany / Maura Coughlin -- The Navy Mechanics School (ESMA) and the politics of trauma tourism in Argentina / Cara L. Levey -- From shrine to theme park : the house of terror in Budapest, Hungary / Aniko Szucs -- Part IV. Identity politics -- Borderline memory disorder : Trieste and the staging of Italian national identity / Susanne C. Knittel -- Return to Alcatraz : dark tourism and the representation of prison history / Mary Rachel Gould -- Between violence and romance : gorillas, genocide and Rwandan tourism / Staphanie McKinney -- Welcome to Sarajevo! Touring the powder keg / Patrick Naef.

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    English
    ISBN
    9780857421074
    0857421077
    Physical Description
    ix, 337 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

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