SOUVENIRS OF CONQUEST: ISRAELI OCCUPATIONS AS TOURIST EVENTS

@article{Stein2008SOUVENIRSOC,
  title={SOUVENIRS OF CONQUEST: ISRAELI OCCUPATIONS AS TOURIST EVENTS},
  author={Rebecca L. Stein},
  journal={International Journal of Middle East Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={40},
  pages={647 - 669}
}
  • R. Stein
  • Published 31 October 2008
  • History
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
It is perhaps self-evident to suggest that military conquest shares something with tourism because both involve encounters with “strange” landscapes and people. Thus it may not surprise that the former sometimes borrows rhetorical strategies from the latter—strategies for rendering the strange familiar or for translating threatening images into benign ones. There have been numerous studies of this history of borrowing. Scholars have considered how scenes of battle draw tourist crowds, how… 
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