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The industrial archaeology of entertainment

Hall, M 2005, 'The industrial archaeology of entertainment' , in: Industrial Archaeology : Future Directions , Springer Science+Business Media, Inc., Boston, MA, pp. 261-278.

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Abstract

This chapter outlines the case for an industrial archaeology of entertainment complexes by identifying some primary characteristics. As is appropriate to the discipline, there is a material bias to this case - an eye for buildings, iconography and a sense of what might be left behind. There is an emphasis on lineage, and a nod to the comparative method by looking at destination resorts both in their heartland of North America and on the far frontier of the form, in southermost Africa.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Casella, E and Symonds, J
Uncontrolled Keywords: industrial archaeology; entertainment complexes
Themes: Subjects / Themes > G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Subjects / Themes > C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Memory, Text and Place
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Justice Research
Strategic Leadership Team
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media, Inc.
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 9780387226088
Depositing User: AL Sherwin
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2010 17:14
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:02
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/2795

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