The Global Politics of Contemporary Travel Writing

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To what extent do best-selling travel books, such as those by Paul Theroux, Bill Bryson, Bruce Chatwin and Michael Palin, tell us as much about world politics as newspaper articles, policy documents and press releases? Debbie Lisle argues that the formulations of genre, identity, geopolitics and history at work in contemporary travel writing are increasingly at odds with a cosmopolitan and multicultural world in which 'everybody travels'. Despite the forces of globalization, common stereotypes about 'foreignness' continue ...

The Global Politics of Contemporary Travel Writing 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107405837

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The Global Politics of Contemporary Travel Writing 2006, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521867801

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