[URBANTH-L]new book about community-controlled ecotourism

Elayne Zorn ezorn at mail.ucf.edu
Mon Dec 20 11:54:20 EST 2004

Dear colleagues:

Please pardon the self-promotion, but this may be of interest, and part
of the proceeds will go to the community of Taquile Island, Peru.

best wishes for the holiday season,

Elayne Zorn

New book of interest from the University of Iowa Press

Elayne Zorn notes that the University of Iowa Press has just published
her ethnography Weaving a Future: Tourism, Cloth, and Culture on an
Andean Island (2004), about traditional arts (textiles) and
community-controlled ecotourism on Taquile Island, Peru.

1. Introduction: Tourism, Cloth, and Culture
2. Taquile Island in Lake Titicaca
3. The Cloth of Contemporary Incas
4. Transforming Value by Commoditizing Cloth
5. Visit Taquile-Isle of Peace and Enchantment
6. Conclusion: Weaving a Future?
Afterword: Traveling to Taquile

226 pp, 40 b & w illustrations, 1 map
$49.95 hardcover 0-87745-915-0
$24.95 paper 0-87745-916-9
University of Iowa Press 

For more information, contact
Elayne Zorn
ezorn at mail.ucf.edu 

Elayne Zorn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL 32816-1360, U.S.A.
tel  407 823 2227 x 2206
fax 407 823 3026
ezorn at mail.ucf.edu

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