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List of figures List of tables List of contributors 1 Tourism at World Heritage Sites: community ambivalence Maria Gravari-Barbas, Mike Robinson and Laurent Bourdeau 2 World Heritage as a revitalization movement: managing local and global tourism in UNESCO's heritage-scape Michael A. Di Giovine 3 Responsible tourism and poverty: the porters of the Inca Trail James Rollefson, Carolina Espinoza Camus and Alexandra Arellano 4 Machu Picchu: an Andean Utopia for the twenty-first century? Amy Cox Hall 5 Interrogating the `universal' in St. Lucia's Pitons Management Area Jennifer C. Lutton and Gregor Williams 6 Archaeological replica vendors and an alternative history of a Mexican heritage site: the case of Monte Alban Ronda L. Brulotte 7 Indigenous perspectives on ownership and management of Yucatecan archaelogical sites Stephanie J. Litka 8 World Heritage, tourism development, and identity politics at the Tsodilo Hills Rachel F. Giraudo 9 Tourism community involvement strategy for the Living World Heritage Site of Hampi, India: a case study Bernhard Bauer, Nitin Sinha, Michele Trimarchi and Vincenzo Zappino 10 Reconstructing biodiversity for tourism development: ethnographic accounts from a World Heritage Site in the making Carsten Wergin 11 Post-inscription challenges: renegotiating World Heritage management in the Laponia Area in Sweden Patrick Brouder 12 The level of societal reproduction as a predictor of visitation: lessons from World Heritage Sites in the United States Linda Joyce Forristal 13 Looking back towards the future: historical analysis of Machu Picchu planning documents as a key to site conservation Evan R. Ward 14 Shandong Province and tourism: an examination of World Heritage Sites Ina Freeman and He Sun 15 The valuation of protected areas: tourists in Chitwan National Park, Nepal Jennifer Michelle Cook and Michal J. Bardecki 16 The impact of tourism on Latin American World Heritage towns Alfredo Conti 17 Visitor management in sensitive historic landscapes: strategies to avoid conflict in Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site David McGlade Index

About the Author

Laurent Bourdeau is in the Department of Geography at the Universite Laval, Canada. Maria Gravari-Barbas is at the Institut de Recherche et d'Etudes Superieures du Tourisme, University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, France. Mike Robinson is at the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham, UK.


"Overall, the book is a valuable addition to the literature on World Heritage Sites as it provides a useful collection of global case studies from valued academics and practitioners from across the world. The focus on the relationship of the community with heritage sites is an important one to discuss and explore. The book provides interesting insights for scholars as well as practitioners and makes for a useful supplementary reading for students." Martine Bakker, Department of Environmental Sciences, Cultural Geography, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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