Kevin James' New Book is Here! | College of Arts

Kevin James' New Book is Here!

Posted on Monday, June 16th, 2014

Tourism Land and Landscape book coverProf. Kevin James has just published a new book: Tourism, Land and Landscape in Ireland: The Commodification of Culture with Routledge. The study explores a broad range of evocative Irish travel writing from 1850 to 1914, much of it highly entertaining and heavily laced with irony and humour, to draw out interplays between tourism, travel literature and commodifications of culture. The book focuses on the importance of informal tourist economies, illicit dimensions of tourism, national landscapes, ‘legend’ and invented tradition in modern tourism.
Congratulations from all of us!

 

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
The University of Guelph resides on the land of the Between the Lakes Treaty No. 3, the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. This land is part of the Dish with One Spoon, a covenant between Indigenous nations to live peaceably on the territories of the Great Lakes region. We recognize that today this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and acknowledging them reminds us of our collective responsibility to the land where we learn, live and work.