Empty Meeting Grounds: The Tourist Papers

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Routledge, 1992 - Social Science - 346 pages
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Empty Meeting Grounds continues Dean MacCannell's search for the cultural subject that is about to emerge from the encounter of the ex-primitive and the post-modern. It contains fascinating chapters on `Cannibal Tours', `The Desire to be Postmodern', the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C., the Statue of Liberty Restoration Project and the urbanization of Yosemite Park.

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Dean MacCannell is Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of California, Davis, and the author of "Empty Meeting Grounds" (1992) and "The Time of the Sign" (1982).

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