The_History_and_Evolution_of_Tourism_UWA

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The History of Tourism Examining Class, Gender, and Race as it Relates to the Evolution of Mass Tourism
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Introduction Historical development of tourism not as well studied as it should be Generally studied from a Western-European perspective
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The Beginnings of Tourism Early travel began with the trade Sumerians ~ 4000 BC 5000 years ago Egyptians began traveling
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First Tourist? “Hadnakhte, scribe of the treasury came to make an excursion and amuse himself on the west of Memphis, together with his brother, Panakhti, scribe of the Vizier” (1244 BC) Djoser’s pyramid
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The Beginnings of Tourism Tourism in Ancient Greece Panhellenic Festivals Olympic, Pythian, Isthmian, & Nemean Games Eleusinian Mysteries Major festival during Hellenic times Pausanias (a Greek) wrote a guidebook (160 - 180 AD) www.tamut.edu/. ../mperri/ AnWld/AncientWorld.htm
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homepage.mac.com/ cparada/GML/Asclepius.html The Beginnings of Tourism Visiting sanctuaries Included temples, statues, walks in beautiful settings Especially for the god Aesclepius Epidaurus theatrical productions I’m a Greek hero who later become the god of medicine and healing
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The Beginnings of Tourism Herodotus “Father of History” Traveled a great deal and wrote about it Figures are often inflated because he got them from guides Wrote of many Greeks going to Egypt www.losttrails.com/. ../ Herodotus/Herodotus.html
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The Silk Road Route through which silk was traded from China through Persia to the Mediterranean Also traded precious stones and metals, furs, foods
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