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  • Lives of Imagesby Peter Mason

    Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 35.00

    In the Lives of Images, Peter Mason examines four striking case studies involving the production and transmission of visual images of non-European peoples. Beginning with what has been taken to be the earliest three-dimensional European representation of Native Americans, he then focuses on the migration of such images via 16th century Meso-American... more...

  • Before Disenchantmentby Peter Mason

    Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 49.00

    Imagine barnacle geese?creatures that begin life as leaves on a tree growing above water, but turn into small birds as soon as they fall in. Or the Lamb of Tartary that gestates inside a large gourd-like fruit. These are just some of the animal and plant more...

  • Tourism Impacts, Planning and Managementby Peter Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95

    Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management is a unique text, which links these three crucial areas of tourism - impacts, planning and management. Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management looks at all the key players involved ? be they tourists, host communities or... more...

  • The Colossalby Peter Mason

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 40.00

    Peter Mason takes a bold, multidisciplinary approach in this account of the idea of the colossal in culture. He gathers instances of the colossal throughout history?including the obelisks of Egypt, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Roman Colosseum, the heads of the Olmecs, and the stone statues of Easter Island?using historical and archaeological evidence... more...

  • Researching Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality For Your Dissertationby Peter Mason

    Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2014; US$ 48.00

    It provides a discussion of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods approaches, looking at key differences and similarities. A must-have text for all students on how best to conduct research, compile your findings and to present them in the resulting dissertation. more...

  • Tourism Impacts, Planning and Managementby Peter Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 58.95

    Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management is a unique text, which links these three crucial areas of tourism - impacts, planning and management. Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. This title looks at all the key players involved - be they tourists, host communities or industry members - and considers... more...

  • Bacchanal!by Peter Mason

    Practical Action Publishing 1998; US$ 62.83

    For two days each year, Trinidad's capital, Port of Spain, hosts "the greatest show on Earth" - a raucous mix of music, costume and revelry known as Carnival. The festival has become more or less synonymous with the Caribbean island of Trinidad and is an intrinsic part of its identity and popular culture. For many Trinidadians, Carnival is not merely... more...

  • Jamaica in Focus - 2nd Editionby Peter Mason

    Practical Action Publishing 2000; US$ 45.33

    A look at the various, sometimes conflicting, aspects of Jamaica: at once a paradise tourist island, the gangster-ridden home of the yardies, a proudly independent democracy, an island struggling with debt and its dependence on a few primary products, and a fantastically vibrant home of musical and sporting achievement. Peter Mason guides the reader... more...

  • Magazine Lawby Peter Mason; Derrick Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95

    Magazine Law is a comprehensive guide to the law for magazine journalists, editors and managers. Written by a barrister experienced in publishing and copyright law and a former magazine journalist and law lecturer, the book addresses the special needs of the magazine industry and explains the laws that regulate and seek to determine what journalists... more...

  • Reading the Book of Nature in the Dutch Golden Age, 1575-1715by Eric Jorink; Peter Mason

    BRILL 2010; US$ 183.00

    The conviction that Nature was God's second revelation played a crucial role in early modern Dutch culture. This book offers a fascinating account on how Dutch intellectuals contemplated, investigated, represented and collected natural objects, and how the notion of the 'Book of Nature' was transformed. more...