Using immersive and interactive approaches to interpreting traumatic experiences for tourists : potentials and limitations

Witcomb, Andrea 2013, Using immersive and interactive approaches to interpreting traumatic experiences for tourists : potentials and limitations, in Heritage and tourism : place, encounter, engagement, Routledge, Oxon, England, pp.152-170.

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Title Using immersive and interactive approaches to interpreting traumatic experiences for tourists : potentials and limitations
Author(s) Witcomb, Andrea
Title of book Heritage and tourism : place, encounter, engagement
Editor(s) Staiff, Russell
Bushell, Robyn
Watson, Steve
Publication date 2013
Series Key issues in cultural heritage
Chapter number 8
Total chapters 14
Start page 152
End page 170
Total pages 19
Publisher Routledge
Place of Publication Oxon, England
Keyword(s) heritage studies
interpretation
affect
empathy
Summary

This chapter uses three cases studies - the Melbourne Watch House Experience, the Titanic international travelling exhibition and the interpretation centre underneath the Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin to discuss the ethics and politics involved in using strategies of interpretation that foster identification with victims.

ISBN 9780415532655
Language eng
Field of Research 210202 Heritage and Cultural Conservation
Socio Economic Objective 950399 Heritage not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
HERDC collection year 2013
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30050351

Document type: Book Chapter
Collection: Alfred Deakin Research Institute
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