This book sets out to explore 'dark tourism'; that is, the representation of inhuman acts, and how these are interpreted for visitors at a number of places throughout the world, for example the sites of concentration camps in both Western and Eastern Europe. Many people wish to experience the reality behind the media images, or are prompted to find out more by a personal association with places or events. The phenomenon raises ethical issues over the status and nature of objects, the extent of their interpretation, the appropriate political and managerial response and the nature of the experience as perceived by the visitor, their residents and local residents. Events, sites, types of visit and 'host' reactions are considered in order to construct the parameters of the concept of 'dark tourism'. Many acts of inhumanity are celebrated as heritage sites in Britain (for example, the Tower of London, Edinburgh Castle), and the Berlin Wall has become a significant attraction despite claiming many victims.
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Why do people flock to death camps of Poland or the death site of an American President? The author investigates how significant "Dark Tourism" has become, forcing the reader to contemplate sticky ethical issues with the enterprise.
Intimations of Dark Tourism
Instances of Dark Tourism
The Third Reich and the Final Solution
The Death Camps of Poland
Covering History The Interpretation of the Channel Islands Occupation 193945
The Death Site of a President
War Sites of the First and Second World Wars
Tourism Management : Dark tourism: the attraction of death and ...
Thanatourism or dark tourism, a term popularised by Seaton (1996), has been used as a portmanteau expression to encompass the use of sites associated with ...
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Shedding Light on Dark Tourism
NYU Senior Courtney C. Reed discusses the phenomenon of dark tourism - travel to the sites of disasters and tragedies.
www.gonomad.com/ features/ 0704/ dark-tourism.html
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TOURISM AND TRAVEL: RESOURCES : SOCIAL ISSUES: Dark Tourism: Selected Resources in Publication and on the Internet "People are fascinated with death and ...
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Dark Tourism : Part of the human condition is the grim fascination with horror and atrocity. Dark Tourism Jack the Ripper’s first Victim – London, ...
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Leading the field are Lennon and Foley who labeled it Dark Tourism, Seaton who coined the term Thanatourism, and Rojek who developed the concept of Black ...
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World Wide Words: Dark tourism
Visiting historical sites concerned with sites of tragedy has been termed 'Dark tourism'.
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Dark Tourism: A Facination With Death And Attrocity?
Dark Tourism, a phrase coined by the authors Foley and Lennon in 1996, is one of the many newly found terms applied to the visitation of sites associated ...
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Dark tourism - the tourism of sites of tragedy - may be a recent growth area for the travel industry but it’s not a new phenomenon. ...
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