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Heritage That Hurts - Tourists in the Memoryscapes of September 11 (Electronic book text, New ed.)
Heritage That Hurts - Tourists in the Memoryscapes of September 11 (Electronic book text, New ed.): Joy Sather-Wagstaff

Heritage That Hurts - Tourists in the Memoryscapes of September 11 (Electronic book text, New ed.)

Joy Sather-Wagstaff

Series: Heritage, Tourism, and Community

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Memorial sites, sites of OC dark tourism, OCO are vernacular spaces that are continuously negotiated, constructed, and reconstructed into meaningful places. Using the locale of the 9/11 tragedy, Joy Sather-Wagstaffa explores thea constructive role played by tourists in understanding social, political, and emotional impacts of a violent event that has ramifications far beyond the local population. Through in-depth interviews, photographs, graffiti, even souvenirs, she compares the 9/11 memorial with other hurtful sitesOCothe Oklahoma City National Memorial, Vietnam VeteranOCOs Memorial, and othersOCoto show how tourists construct and disperse knowledge through performative activities, which make painful places salient and meaningful both individually and collectively.

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Imprint: Left Coast Press Inc
Country of origin: United States
Series: Heritage, Tourism, and Community
Authors: Joy Sather-Wagstaff
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 244
Edition: New ed.
ISBN-13: 978-1-59874-668-6
Categories: Books > Business & Economics > Industry & industrial studies
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LSN: 1-59874-668-5
Barcode: 9781598746686

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