Empty Meeting Grounds: The Tourist Papers

Front Cover
Routledge, 1992 - Social Science - 346 pages
0 Reviews
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.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

References to this book

Spatial Formations
Nigel Thrift
No preview available - 1996
All Book Search results »

About the author (1992)

Dean MacCannell is Professor Emeritus of Environmental Design at the University of California, Davis, and is the author of "The Tourist" (UC Press).

Bibliographic information