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Title:African hosts & their guests: cultural dynamics of tourism
Editors:Beek, Walter vanISNI
Schmidt, AnnetteISNI
City of publisher:Woodbridge, Suffolk; Rochester, NY
Publisher:James Currey
Geographic term:Africa
Abstract:This book on host-guest relations in African tourism originated in a panel on tourism in Africa at the 2007 AEGIS/ECAS conference in Leiden, The Netherlands. Contributions: To dance or not to dance: Dogon masks as a tourist arena (Walter van Beek); Semiotics & the political economy of tourism in the Sahara (Georg Klute); 'How much for Kunta Kinte?!': sites of memory & diasporan encounters in West Africa (Kim Warren & Elizabeth MacGonagle); Imitating heritage tourism: a virtual tour of Sekhukhuneland, South Africa (Ineke van Kessel). Hosts & guests: stereotypes & myths of international tourism in the Okavango Delta, Botswana (Joseph Mbaiwa); Kom 'n bietjie kuier: Kalahari dreaming with the //Khomani San (Kate Finlay & Shanade Barnabas); Treesleeper camp: a case study of community tourism in Tsintsabis, Namibia (Stasja Koot); 'The lion has become a cow': the Maasai hunting paradox (Vanessa Wijngaarden); The organization of hypocrisy? Juxtaposing tourists & farm dwellers in game farming in South Africa (Shirley Brooks, Marja Spierenburg & Harry Wels). Backpacking in Africa (Ton van Egmond); 'I'm not a tourist. I'm a volunteer': tourism, development & international volunteerism in Ghana (Eileadh Swan); Becoming 'real African kings & queens': chieftaincy, culture & tourism in Ghana (Marijke Steegstra); Sex trade & tourism in Kenya: close encounter between the hosts & the hosted (Wanjohi Kibicho); Host-guest encounters in a Gambian 'love' bubble (Lucy McCombes). [ASC Leiden abstract]