Palmer, C.A. (2003) Touring Churchill’s England: rituals of kinship and belonging Annals of tourism research, 30 (2). pp. 426-445. ISSN 0160-7383Full text not available from this repository.
Drawing upon the insights to be gained from material culture studies, this article examines the role of objects as identity markers, specifically those displayed at Chartwell, the former home of Sir Winston Churchill. Theoretically grounded in the psychological dynamics of nationness, it argues that both man and house personify characteristics of Englishness. The artefacts inside the house resemble a forest of symbols depicting those aspects of the nation considered worthy of reverence. Recognition of these symbols takes place within three realms: imagination, memory and emotion. Within these realms lies the potential to rekindle the national self-confidence and unity that Churchill is deemed to represent.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Churchill; identity; culture; Englishness; kinship|
|Subjects:||N000 Business and Management > N800 Travel, Tourism and Transport Management > N860 Tourism Management|
|DOI (a stable link to the resource):||10.1016/S0160-7383(02)00100-7|
|Faculties:||Faculty of Education and Sport > School of Service Management
Faculty of Education and Sport > School of Service Management > CENTOPS
|Depositing User:||Mrs Mercedita Hoare|
|Date Deposited:||23 Oct 2007|
|Last Modified:||26 Jan 2011 15:12|
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