Tourism, magic and modernity : cultivating the human garden / David Picard.

Drawing from extended fieldwork in La Reunion, in the Indian Ocean, the author suggests an innovative re-reading of different concepts of magic that emerge in the global cultural economics of tourism.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Picard, David.
Format: Book
Published: Oxford : Berghahn Books, 2011
Series:New directions in anthropology ; v. 32
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. Penguins in the Paris underground
  • Tourism and magic
  • Creole beautiful
  • Cultivating society as a human garden
  • Hospitality and love
  • Bougainvilleas at the riverside
  • Poachers in the coral garden
  • History as an aesthetics of everyday life
  • Towards a global gardening state.