Genealogical Mobility: Tourism and the Search for a Personal Past

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Abstract

Tourism is often said to be the largest industry in the world. Whether or not this is true is a matter of debate, but tourism is in fact one of the most significant socio-cultural and economic forces today, and no place on earth remains untouched either directly or indirectly by tourism. Every year hundreds of millions of people travel to experience cultures, climates, and natural landscapes different from those at home.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGeography and Genealogy
Subtitle of host publicationLocating Personal Pasts
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages115-135
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9781317128892
ISBN (Print)9781315584485
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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