Guidebook Gazes

ab 24,90 

Joanna Dybiec

Poland in American and German Travel Guides 1945-2002

ISBN 978-3-8258-7987-9
Band-Nr. 5
Jahr 2005
Seiten 408
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Reiseliteratur und Kulturanthropologie

Artikelnummer: 978-3-8258-7987-9 Kategorien: , ,


Tourism, as a mode of interaction, visualization and experience provides a
valuable insight into the transformation processes in modern societies and
cultures. Travel guides both document and contribute to these processes.
This study analyses over forty American and German travel guides to
Poland, formerly a politically isolated destination, now a considerably
globalized EU member state. In this historically based analysis, the
author examines the creation of a tourist gaze of Poland, discussing
stereotypes of Poles and the development of the country’s touristic