Memory, Migration and Travel

Sabine Marschall

Published May 31, 2018
Reference - 272 Pages - 12 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138746442 - CAT# Y328063
Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

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  • Uniquely reviews tourism and migration through the analytical lens of memory, adding to understanding of this relationship.
  • The interdisciplinary nature of this volume makes it relevant to researchers, postgraduate students, in the fields of tourism, geography, migration/diaspora studies, cultural studies, identity, memory, anthropology and sociology.
  • Based on ethnographic case studies set in a large range of geographical and societal contexts provide rich material for in-depths investigation carried out by reputable experts in the field


Migration and forcible displacement are growing and impactful dynamics of the current global age. These processes generate mobility flows, travel patterns and touristic behaviour driven by personal and collective memories. The chapters in this book highlight the importance of travel and tourism for enabling such memories and memory-based identity practices to unfold.

This book investigates how diasporic communities, transnational migrants, refugees and the internally displaced recreate home in their host place of residence through material culture, performativity and social relations; and how involuntary tangible and intangible stimuli evoke memories of home. It explores an array of diverse geographical contexts, balancing ethnographic vignettes of contemporary migrant societies with archival research providing historical accounts that reach back more than a century.

Memory, Migration and Travel makes an original contribution by linking the emergent field of memory studies to the disciplines of tourism and migration/diaspora studies, and will be of interest to students and researchers in the fields of tourism, geography, migration/diaspora studies, anthropology and sociology.


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