Music and Tourism: On the Road Again

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Channel View Publications, Jan 1, 2005 - Travel - 301 pages
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Music and Tourism is the first book to comprehensively examine the links between travel and music. It combines contemporary and historical analysis of the economic and social impact of music tourism, with discussions of the cultural politics of authenticity and identity.
 

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Contents

Virtual Tourism
18
Musical Landscapes Tourist Sites
43
Economy Society and Tourism
93
Authenticity and Identity
137
Nostalgia and Pleasure
171
Community and Capital
210
Final Notes
262
References
272
Index
294
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About the author (2005)

Chris Gibson is Senior Lecturer in Geography at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. His research interests combine creative industries, tourism and cultural identities. He has written several books on music, including (Routledge, 2003), and Deadly Sounds, Deadly Places:Aboriginal Music in Australia (UNSW Press, 2004). John Connell is Professor of Geography and Head of the School of Geosciences, University of Sydney. His research interests span mobility, tourism, music and place identities. He has published widely on urbanisation, migration, and tourism. His books Sydney: Emergence of a World City (Oxford University Press, 2000) and Small Worlds, Global Lives: Islands and Migration (Pinter, 1999).

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