Critical Book Review: the Pursuit of Wonder

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King, Brian (2007) Critical Book Review: the Pursuit of Wonder. Tourism, culture & communication, 7 (3). pp. 227-229. ISSN 1098-304x


This is a review of Julia Horne's "The Pursuit of Wonder" (2005). The focus of Horne’s book is the first half of the 19th century where she links the observations made by explorers and tourists with wider literary and artistic trends providing a particularly valuable contribution to the evolution of the tourism discipline.

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Horne, Julia, The Pursuit of Wonder, Melbourne: Miegunyah Press, 2005; ISBN:0522851663

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Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Hospitality Tourism and Marketing
Historical > FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
Historical > SEO Classification > 9003 Tourism
Keywords ResPubID: 15338, tourism, culture, first half of 19th century, explorers, tourists, literary and artistic trends, evolution of tourism
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