Download Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History by Karen L. Cox PDF

By Karen L. Cox

Once upon a time, it used to be most unlikely to force during the South with no discovering indicators to “See Rock urban” or comparable vacationer points of interest. From battlegrounds to birthplaces, and websites in among, historical past tourism has continuously been a part of how the South draws visitors—and defines itself—yet such websites are usually understudied within the scholarly literature.

            because the members to this quantity clarify, the narrative of southern heritage instructed at those websites is usually complex through race, motivated by means of neighborhood politics, and formed by way of competing thoughts. incorporated are essays at the meanings of recent Orleans cemeteries; Stone Mountain, Georgia; ancient Charleston, South Carolina; Yorktown nationwide Battlefield;  Selma, Alabama, as locus of the civil rights flow; and the houses of Mark Twain, Margaret Mitchell, and different notables.

            Destination Dixie reveals that history tourism within the South is ready greater than simply advertising and marketing locations and filling resort rooms; it cuts to the guts of the way southerners search to form their id and photograph for a broader traveling public—now usually made from northerners and southerners alike.

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Download Tourism Development and the Environment: Beyond by Richard Sharpley PDF

By Richard Sharpley

Tourism improvement and the Environment:Beyond Sustainability? is the 1st within the new Earthscan sequence Tourism, surroundings and improvement .This quantity demanding situations the sustainable tourism improvement paradigm that has come to dominate either theoretical and functional techniques to tourism improvement during the last twenty years. In so doing, it extends the sustainable tourism debate past the arguably managerialist, "blueprint" and destination-focused process that keeps to signify even the latest sustainability time table inside tourism development.The writer discusses the evolution of the concept that of sustainable tourism improvement, its manifestations and barriers. He then proposes substitute methods to tourism improvement which, however, hold environmental sustainability as a prerequisite of tourism improvement. however the booklet additionally acts as an creation to the sequence as an entire. a couple of concerns raised in Tourism improvement and the surroundings call for a extra specified research and debate. The ebook additionally covers diverse tourism developmental contexts, similar to island micro-states, less-developed/transitional economies and concrete tourism.

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Download Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip--Confessions of a Cynical by Steve Dublanica PDF

By Steve Dublanica

In response to The Waiter, eighty percentage of shoppers are great humans simply searching for whatever to devour. the remainder 20 percentage, even if, are socially maladjusted psychopaths. Eye-opening, outrageous, and unabashed—replete with stories of shopper stupidity, boastful misbehavior, and unseen tidbits of human grace within the impossible places—Waiter Rant provides the server's particular perspective, revealing surefire secrets and techniques to getting reliable provider, right tipping etiquette, and how you can make sure that your waiter will not spit in your foodstuff.

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