Destination Anthropocene: Science and Tourism in The Bahamas (Critical Environments: Nature, Science, and Politics #7) (Paperback)

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Destination Anthropocene documents the emergence of new travel imaginaries forged at the intersection of the natural sciences and the tourism industry in a Caribbean archipelago. Known to travelers as a paradise of sun, sand, and sea, The Bahamas is rebranding itself in response to the rising threat of global environmental change, including climate change. In her imaginative new book, Amelia Moore explores an experimental form of tourism developed in the name of sustainability, one that is slowly changing the way both tourists and Bahamians come to know themselves and relate to island worlds. 

About the Author


Amelia Moore is Assistant Professor of Sustainable Coastal Tourism and Recreation in the Department of Marine Affairs at the University of Rhode Island.

Praise For…


"Moore digs deep into the trenches of ethnographic detail to demonstrate the entangled ways that science and tourism commingle in the 'significant spaces' of small islands as critical spaces."
— Current Anthropology
Product Details
ISBN: 9780520298934
ISBN-10: 0520298934
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: September 3rd, 2019
Pages: 216
Language: English
Series: Critical Environments: Nature, Science, and Politics