Dark Tourism

“Dark tourism” is tourism to sites of death, pain and punishment, including concentration camps and other atrocity sites, battlefields and prisons.




Short Bibliography

  • Lennon, J. and Foley, M (2010) Dark Tourism. The Attraction of Death and Disaster, Cengage.
  • Logan, W. and Reeves, K (2009), eds. Places of Pain and Shame. Dealing with difficult heritage. Routledge: London.
  • Godfrey, B. (2013) Crime in England, 1880-1945 (chapter 8) Routledge.
  • Rojek, C. (1993) Ways of seeing. Modern Transformations in Leisure and Travel, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Olick, J. (1999) “Genre memories and memory genres”, American Sociological Review, 64, 381-402.
  • Ross, Jeffrey Ian. Touring Imprisonment: A Descriptive Statistical Analysis of Prison Museums. SSRN Scholarly Paper. Rochester, NY: Social Science Research Network, 2012.
  • Sharpley, R. and P.R. Stone (2009) The Darker Side of Travel: The Theory and Practice of Dark Tourism, Channel.
  • White L. and Frew, E. (2013) Dark Tourism and Place Identity: Managing and Interpreting Dark Places, Routledge.

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