The Tourism Imaginary and Pilgrimages to the Edges of the by Nieves Herrero,Sharon R. Roseman

By Nieves Herrero,Sharon R. Roseman

This e-book examines how the expansion of tourism in destinations that experience traditionally been thought of geographically distant performs an incredible position within the consolidation and transformation of usually longstanding and strong cultural imaginaries approximately ‘the edges of the world’. The participants research the charm of the elegant, remoteness, continental border-points, and the hazards of the ocean in Finisterre (or Fisterra) in Galicia (Spain); Finistère in Brittany (France); Land’s finish, Cornwall (England); Lough Derg (Ireland); Nordkapp or North Cape (Norway); Cape Spear, Newfoundland (Canada); and Tierra del Fuego (Argentina). While these traveling to those destinations may be visible to be undertaking a few kind of spiritual or secular pilgrimage, those that reside in them have lengthy contended with the results of financial and political marginalization inside international political economies.

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