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Extreme Pursuits Travel/Writing in an Age of Globalization

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ISBN-10: 0472050729

ISBN-13: 9780472050727

Edition: 2010

Authors: Graham Huggan

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Extreme Pursuits looks at the new conditions of global travel; at the unease, even paranoia, that underlies them; at the opportunities they offer for alternative identities; and at their oscillation between remembered and anticipated states. Graham Huggan offers a provocative account of what is happening to travel in the age of globalization, a time characterized by extremes of social and political instability in which adrenaline-filled travelers appear correspondingly determined to take risks. It includes discussions of the links between tourism and terrorism, of contemporary modes of disaster tourism, and of the writing that derives from these, but it also confirms the existence of more…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 10/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English