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Week 20. Tourism and the Environment in a Postcolonial World

Core Reading

Benjamin Gardner, Selling the Serengeti: The Cultural Politics of Safari Tourism (Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 2016), Ch. 1: 'Introduction: Safari Tourism, Pastoralism, and Land Rights in Tanzania', pp. 1-27. Link.

Further Reading

Baker, Anthony David, Identity and Intercultural Exchange in Travel and Tourism (Bristol: Channel View Publications, 2015). Link.

Bhimull, Chandra D., Empire in the Air: Airline Travel and the African Diaspora (New York: New York University Press, 2017). Link.

Chio, Jenny, et al., 'Discussion: Tourism and Race', Journal of Tourism History 12.2 (2020), pp. 173-197. Link.

Cock, Catherine, Tropical Whites: The Rise of the Tourist South in the Americas (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013). Link.

Crane, Kylie, ‘Ecocriticism and Travel’, in: Nandini Das and Tim Youngs (eds.), The Cambridge History of Travel Writing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019), pp. 535-549. Link.

Creech, Brian, ‘Postcolonial Travel Journalism and the New Media’, in Robert Clarke (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Travel Writing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018), pp. 157-172. Link.

De Mul, Sarah, Colonial Memory: Contemporary Women’s Travel Writing in Britain and The Netherlands (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2011). Link.

Didur, Jill, ‘Walk This Way: Postcolonial Travel Writing and the Environment’, in: Robert Clarke (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Travel Writing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018), pp. 33-48. Link.

Edwards, Justin D., ‘Postcolonial Travel Writing and Postcolonial Theory’, in: Robert Clarke (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Travel Writing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018), pp. 19-32. Link.

Edwards, Justin D., and Rune Graulund (eds.), Postcolonial Travel Writing: Critical Explorations (Houndmills: Palgrave MacMillan, 2011). Link.

Fic, Christy, 'Prepare Yourself for the Worst: Narratives of Fear in Late-Twentieth Century Women’s Travel Guides', Journal of Tourism History 10.3 (2018), pp. 211-224. Link.

Gissibi, Bernhard, Sabine Höhler, and Patrick Kuppe, Civilizing Nature: National Parks in Global Historical Perspective (New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2012). Link.

Mackintosh, Will W., Selling the Sights: The Invention of the Tourist in American Culture (New York: New York University Press, 2019). Link.

Scott, Blake C., 'Revolution at the Hotel: Panama and Luxury Travel in the Age of Decolonisation', Journal of Tourism History 10.2 (2018), pp. 146-164. Link.

Scott, Noel, and Jafar Jafari (eds.), Tourism in the Muslim World (Bingley: Emerald, 2010). Link.

Sobocinska, Agnieszka, and Richard White, ‘Travel Writing and Tourism’, in: Nandini Das and Tim Youngs (eds.), The Cambridge History of Travel Writing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019), pp. 565-580. Link.

Andrew Holden and David A. Fennell (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and the Environment (New York: Routledge, 2013). Link.

Holden, Andrew, Environment and Tourism (London: Routledge, 2000). Link.

Van Vleck, Jenifer, Empire of Air: Aviation and the American Ascendancy (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013). Link.

Young, Patrick, 'Tourism, Empire and Aftermath in French North Africa', Journal of Tourism History 10.2 (2018), pp. 183-200. Link.