• African diaspora in reverse : the Tabom people in Ghana, 1820s-2009 

    Essien, Kwame (2010-05)
    The early 1800s witnessed the exodus of former slaves from Brazil to Africa. A number of slaves migrated after gaining manumission. Others were deported after they were accused of committing various “crimes” and after slave ...
  • A behavioral framework for tourism travel time use and activity patterns 

    Lamondia, Jeffrey (2010-08)
    American households spend over $30 billion on tourism and take over 177 million long-distance leisure trips each year. These trips, and the subsequent vehicle miles traveled, have a significant impact on the transportation ...
  • Finding myselfie : reflections on a changing visual language 

    Keapproth, Lukas Kiel (2016-06-21)
    A search for the hashtag “selfies” on Instagram brings up over 16 million images uploaded in the last 24 hours. These millions of faces come in all shapes and sizes from all over the world. Each assumes that selfies are a ...
  • From disease to desire : Panama and the rise of the Caribbean vacation 

    Scott, Blake Charles (2016-05)
    This dissertation traces the historical “roots” and “routes” of a transnational tourism industry stretching from the Straits of Florida to the Isthmus of Panama. The project describes the emergence of a quintessential ...
  • The Mammoth Cave of Kentucky 

    Panton, J. Hoyes (C.G. Darnall, 1890)
  • Music and tourism in Cusco, Peru: culture as a resource 

    LaBate, Elizabeth Ann (2009-05)
    This dissertation explores music in Cusco, Peru found in the festivals and other performance contexts related to tourism. The central thesis considers what happen when culture becomes a resource for socio-economic development. ...
  • Once you go you know : tourism, colonial nostalgia and national lies in Jamaica 

    Wint, Traci-Ann Simone Patrice (2012-05)
    Jamaica is rich in contradictions. Life, like the landscape, is made up of great highs and lows, a wealth of beauty paralleled by intense desperation. This report explores these contradictions through an examination of ...
  • A project for tourism development in the Serra Gaúcha 

    Wahlberg, Molly Anne (2013-05)
    In 2004, the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism launched the Tourism Regionalization Program (Roteiros do Brasil), which presented new prospects for Brazilian tourism through decentralized management. One of the goals of this ...
  • Selling culture: re-inventing the past to create a future 

    Friday, Shayna Ashley (2014-05)
    The tourism industry in Peru has grown faster than any other sector in the country’s economy. Peru has used Incanismo, the exaggeration of the Inca culture and identity, to appropriate culture and tourism in and around ...
  • Troubling tourism : tourism, development, and social justice in Bocas del Toro, Panamá 

    Die, Rachael Ann (2012-05)
    This thesis examines the consequences of tourism in Bocas del Toro, Panamá and how tourism impacts residents, both those who prosper more from tourism and also those who benefit less. Utilizing qualitative research methods, ...
  • Zionism and Jewish tourism in Israel 

    Israel, Kinneret (2006-05)
    This thesis considers tourism in terms of the disparate dynamics of self and Other that are residual of, as well as different from, previous colonial discourses through connections between histories of Zionist travel and ...