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Color New York City - Volume 1 - Wandering Tourist

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Color New York City! The greatest city in the world. Tall buildings, taxis & people. Lots of People! Artist CJ Hughes takes you on a whimsical journey through the streets of Manhattan in the first NYC coloring book of the on-going series COLOR NEW YORK CITY. In volume one, WANDERING TOURIST, you will explore popular New York tourist attractions from Central Park to the Brooklyn Bridge. Visit the MORE ABOUT THE AUTHOR page below to view a video flip through of ALL THE PAGES in this title! Each illustration has been diligently freehand illustrated from the artist's own photographs of New York, New York. Adults will appreciate the detail while children are sure to recognize the Big Apple's most popular landmarks in this delightful NYC coloring book for all ages. Break out your crayons, colored pencils or even your gel pens, all artwork is single sided to help prevent bleeding and to allow for removal and framing of your completed masterpiece. 30 uniquely New York illustrations for you to color! Popular NYC attractions featured in Color New York City include:

  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Central Park
  • The Brooklyn Bridge
  • The Chrysler Building (alcove)
  • Pigeons
  • Pizza
  • Times Square
  • Washington Square
  • The Statue of Liberty (torch)
  • ] Many other images uniquely New York!


An Introduction To The Geography Of Tourism

RRP $285.99

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Tourism is an astonishingly complex phenomenon that is becoming an ever-greater part of life in today's global world. This clear and engaging text introduces undergraduate students to this vast and diverse subject through the lens of geography, the only field with the breadth to consider all of the aspects, activities, and perspectives that constitute tourism. Indeed, geography and tourism have always been interconnected, and Velvet Nelson reinforces the relationship between them by using both human and physical geography to interpret all facets of tourism-economic, social, and environmental. She shows how geography provides the tools and concepts to consider both the positive and negative factors that affect tourists and destinations, as well as the effects tourism has on both peoples and places. Her real-world case studies, based both on research and on the experiences of tourists themselves, vividly illustrate key issues. This comprehensive, thematically organized introduction will enhance students' understanding of geographic concepts and how they can be used as a way of viewing and understanding the world.


Tourism As A Challenge

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The first tourist destinations were primarily consolidated in the early twentieth century. Since then, tourism has undergone significant changes in its economic and social components. Over time, many of these destinations have now come to represent 'mass tourism' and are the subject of many studies on the impacts of tourism and competitiveness policies. The conclusions of these studies point to the need for new perspectives and strategies ranging from adaptation to new contexts to a radical change in targets. Concepts such as 'sustainability', 'nature', 'biodiversity' or 'climate change' have now been added to the tourism industry with varying degrees of knowledge and skill. These offer a great opportunity to improve a model of tourism previously oriented towards business and the institutional rhetoric of "sustainability" - a fact now recognised by tourists as representing the negative effects of conventional tourism. Management of these innovations should include among its aims environmental education and orient visitors towards awareness and respect for sustainability even outside their leisure time. To this end, the tourist needs to be made aware of all those involved and their commitment to managing the destination, as enjoying the territory should be based upon minimising the socio-ecological impacts of tourism, and on motivating nature conservation and participation of local populations in both these goals, as well as in the economic benefits obtained. The challenge entails the destination finding a good balance between economic and cultural benefits, landscape conservation and tourist satisfaction. This fifth volume of the Tourism Today Series presents a collection of papers addressing the how to manage these types of uses at a variety of destinations and in multiple contextual realities. These edited papers were selected from those presented at different international conferences organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology. They address important issues related to tourism as a tool for development which will give a better understanding of some of the current challenges.


Rugby's Great Split

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Since ita (TM)s first publication, Rugbya (TM)s Great Split has established itself as a classic in the field of sport history. Drawing on an unprecedented range of sources, this deeply researched and highly readable book traces the social, cultural and economic divisions that led, in 1895, to schism in the game of rugby and the creation of rugby league, the sport of Englanda (TM)s northern working class.

Tony Collinsa (TM) analysis challenges many of the conventional assumptions about this key event in rugby history a " about class conflict, amateurism in sport, the North-South divide, violence on the pitch, the development of mass spectator sport and the rise of football. This new edition is expanded to cover parallel events in Australia and New Zealand, and to address the key question of rugby leaguea (TM)s failure to establish itself in Wales.

Rugbya (TM)s Great Split is a benchmark text in the history of rugby, and an absorbing case study of wider issues a " issues of class, gender, regional and national identity, and the impact of the commercialization and recent professionalization of rugby league. This insightful text is for anyone interested in Britaina (TM)s social history or in the emergence of modern sport, it is vital reading.


Tourism In Russia

RRP $251.99

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This is the first tourism management textbook published in English that focuses on tourism in Russia. Russia, the largest country in the world, has untapped tourism potential. Historic and cultural resources, natural attractions, and business opportunities attract a growing number of visitors to this fast-growing country. The book will appeal to a broad base of students, professors, and practitioners. It addresses tourism as a system, provides essentials of management and marketing, discusses tourism planning and impact management, and proposes strategies and recommendations to improve Russia as an international destination. It is also unique in its approach: it has been written by a group of collaborating authors as part of an EU-funded project that created links between tourism academics from Russia and the European Union. Each chapter was co-written by an international mix of contributors who have worked together on tourism and Russia for two years. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. It reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.



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