Tourism Practices, Heritage Policies, and Anthropological Sites
Acknowledgments Thank you to the many people in China, Tibet, and on Java and Bali who took the time to answer my questions, engage me in debate, or pass some time in an amiable chat. I am also deeply grateful to Dr. Shawn McHale and the Sigur Center for Asian Studies at The George Washington University for providing research funds for this project, various colleagues who listened to presentations on different parts of this work and offered insightful comments and suggestions, and my co-workers in the University Honors Program and Department of Anthropology at The George Washington University. Many thanks also to Caitlin Lavelle, my editor at Peter Lang, and Dr. Sandra A. Wawrytko, editor of the Asian Thought and Culture series. Sarah Stack, the production coordinator for this book, was invaluable with her assistance, advice, and close reading. Finally, my hat goes off to my traveling companions and pals, past and present, in and around Asia: Conal McCarthy, Jeff Logan, Big Todd Judy, Fithri Diah, Steve, Mike and Dougie from Peace Corps days, Lao Wang, Liu Yizi, and Dawei from Beijing, Bob #1 of Shanghai and Virginia, and Liu Jie, traveler extraordinaire. Parts of Chapter II appeared in Consumption, Markets & Culture 6:2 (2003), 133-144 and Tourist Studies 2:2 (2002), 183-201. A different version of Chapter V appeared in South East Asia Research 10:1 (2002), 63-97. Parts of Chapter VI appeared in the Journal of Contemporary Asia 36:2 (2006), 243-257. And of course, all errors are...
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