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Title Tourism and geopolitics : issues and concepts from Central and Eastern Europe / edited by Derek Hall, Seabank Associates
Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Boston, MA, USA : CABI is a trading name of CAB International, CABI, [2017]
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Contents Tourism and Geopolitics: Issues and Concepts from Central and Eastern Europe; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Boxes; Abbreviations; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Preface; References; Part I: Introduction and Overviews; 1 Bringing Geopolitics to Tourism; 1.1 Tourism as (part of) Transnational Neoliberal Hegemony; 1.2 Tourism and Geopolitics; 1.3 Tourism as 'Soft Power'? High Geopolitics, Low Political Profile; 1.4 Playing Geopolitics with Tourism; 1.5 What Follows; Endnotes; References; 2 Tourism and Geopolitics: The Political Imaginary of Territory, Tourism and Space; 2.1 Introduction
2.2 Geopolitics and Tourism2.3 Tourism and the Critical Turn in Geopolitics; 2.4 Conclusions and Directions; References; 3 Tourism in the Geopolitical Construction of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE); 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Cast Within a History of 'Big Men'; 3.3 Cold War Geopolitics, State Socialist Tourism; 3.4 A Geopolitics of Reorientation; Endnotes; References; Part II: Reconfiguring Conceptions and Reality; Endnotes; References; 4 The Adriatic as a (Re- )Emerging Cultural Space; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Powers that Shaped a Common Adriatic Cultural Space
4.3 Common Cultural Features of the Adriatic Space4.3.1 Roman legacy; 4.3.2 East Roman and Byzantine legacy; 4.3.3 Venetian legacy; 4.4 Dividing Factors; 4.4.1 Migration of Slavs, 6th-7th century; 4.4.2 Unification of Italy 1859-1870, rise of national ideas on the east coast; 4.4.3 Europe's geopolitical divide, 1945-1989; 4.5 The Revival of an Adriatic Commonality after 1989; 4.5.1 Minorities revived their networks; 4.5.2 The Roman Catholic Church has recovered its position in society on the east coast; 4.5.3 Revival of trans-Adriatic foreign direct investment and trade
4.5.4 Trans-Adriatic tourism4.5.5 Montenegro's 'turn' to the Adriatic; 4.5.6 Growing importance of Croatia's and Slovenia's Adriatic facades; 4.6 Conclusion; References; 5 Crimea: Geopolitics and Tourism; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 The Historical and Geopolitical Role of Crimea; 5.2.1 Russia's acquisition of Crimea; 5.2.2 Sevastopol and the Russian Black Sea Fleet, 1783-1853; 5.2.3 The Crimean War and its aftermath, 1853-1871; 5.2.4 Russia, Crimea and the Black Sea, 1877-1917; 5.2.5 The Soviet Union, Crimea and the Black Sea, 1918-1991
5.2.6 The Russian Federation, Crimea and the Black Sea, 1991-20145.3 Crimean Tourism; 5.3.1 Tourism and annexation 2014; 5.3.2 Resurgent tourism 2015; 5.4 Conclusion; Endnotes; References; 6 The Geopolitical Trial of Tourism in Modern Ukraine; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 The Challenges of Geopolitical Choice: A Bed of Thorns; 6.2.1 The Declaration on the State Sovereignty of Ukraine (1990); 6.2.2 The term of the first President of Ukraine, Leonid Kravchuk (1991-1994); 6.2.3 Leonid Kuchma's (1994-2005) term in office; 6.2.4 The Orange Revolution (November 2004-January 2005)
Summary This book examines the many relationships between tourism and geopolitics, with a focus on experiences drawn from Central and Eastern Europe. The main sections of the book pursue the overlapping and interrelated themes of: (1) reconfiguring conceptions and reality, where tourism is set within evaluations of traditional geopolitical issues; (2) tourism and transnationalism, theorizing and evaluating the (extra)territorial power exerted by tourism- and leisure-related transnational corporations; (3) borderlands, notably examining the transformation of border areas and the tensions between dynamic, high-level (geo)political relations and local tourism-related cross-border quotidian activities; (4) identity and image, exploring tourism's post-communist and post-conflict contributions to changing local and national self-perceptions and to overcoming the tensions of contested heritage; and (5) mobilities, theorising and exemplifying the tourism-related processes of human movement and their interactions. The book has 26 chapters and a subject index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Geopolitics -- Europe, Central
Geopolitics -- Europe, Eastern
Tourism -- Political aspects -- Europe, Central
Tourism -- Political aspects -- Europe, Eastern
Frontier areas.
Geography.
Geopolitics.
Globalization.
Politics.
Tourism -- Political aspects.
Tourism.
Europe, Central.
Europe, Eastern.
Form Electronic book
Author Hall, Derek R., editor
LC no. 2016051943
ISBN 178064762X (ePDF)
1780647638 (ePub)
9781780647623 (ePDF)
9781780647630 (ePub)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)