By Dr. Philip Feifan Xie
This e-book represents a transferring of emphasis clear of the discourse of authenticity to the method of authenticating ethnic tourism. It focuses upon what authentication is, the way it works, who's concerned, and what the issues are within the technique. by utilizing the examine of people villages on Hainan Island, China, the booklet means that authenticity evolves from a static right into a extra dynamic suggestion, which are formulated in keeping with the several phases of improvement on the subject of all of the stakeholders concerned. Authentication is an interactive approach during which a stability of forces defines a kingdom of equilibrium. The ebook uncovers a few fascinating findings that would considerably give a contribution to the literature on ethnic tourism in constructing areas.
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