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

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posted on 01.01.2013, 00:00 authored by Andrea WitcombAndrea Witcomb

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.

History

Title of book

Heritage and tourism : place, encounter, engagement

Series

Key issues in cultural heritage

Chapter number

8

Pagination

152 - 170

Publisher

Routledge

Place of publication

Oxon, Eng.

ISBN-13

9780415532655

Language

eng

Publication classification

B1 Book chapter; B Book chapter

Copyright notice

2013, Taylor & Francis

Extent

14

Editor/Contributor(s)

R Staiff, R Bushell, S Watson