B&Bs, Tourism, and the Williamsburg “Brand”: Updated bibliography

Bruner, E. M. (2005). Culture on tour: Ethnographies of travel. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

“Colonial Williamsburg VA Lodging at The Cedars: A Romantic Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast.” Colonial Williamsburg VA Lodging at The Cedars: A Romantic Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Feb. 2014.

“City of Williamsburg: Planning.” City of Williamsburg. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2014. <https://www.williamsburgva.gov/Index.aspx?page=39>.

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Jackson, A. T., & Shackel, P. A. (2012). Speaking for the enslaved: Heritage interpretation at Antebellum plantation sites. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press.

Hanna, S. P., & Del Casino, V. J. (2003). Mapping tourism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Ierley, Merritt. Surveys and Responses Sent to Curators of Historic Houses in Conjunction with Merritt Ierley’s Book The Comforts of Home: The American House and the Evolution of Modern Convenience. N.d. MS. College of William & Mary, Williamsburg.

Kale, Wilford. “BED AND BREAKFAST CURB HELD UP AGAIN.” Richmond Times-Dispatch 9 Jun. 1989, One Star, Area/State: B-4. NewsBank. Web. 7 Feb. 2014.

Kaufman, Tammie J. Bed and Breakfasts in Virginia: Identification and Success Factors [abstract]. Blacksburg, Va.: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1994.

Lasansky, D. M., & McLaren, B. D. (2004). Architecture and tourism: Perception, performance and place (English ed.). Oxford ; New York: Berg.

Misiura, S. (2006). Heritage marketing. Oxford ; Burlington, MA: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann.

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Robinson, M., & Smith, M. K. (2006). Cultural tourism in a changing world: Politics, participation and (re)presentation. Clevedon [England] ; Buffalo, NY: Channel View Publications.

Shaffer, M. S. (2001). See America first: Tourism and national identity, 1880-1940. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

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Virginia. Department of Historic Resources., & Virginia Tourism Corporation. (2001). Tourism handbook: Putting Virginia’s history to work. Richmond, VA: Virginia Dept. of Historic Resources.

Virginia Tourism Corporation. (2007). Virginia secrets: Indulge your passions. Roanoke, Va. : Richmond, Va.: Leisure Publishing Company.

Virginia Tourism Authority. (2004). Website enhancements for wineries and bed and breakfast marketing: Report of the Virginia Tourism Authority to the Governor and the General Assembly of Virginia. Richmond, Va.: Commonwealth of Virginia.

1 Response to “B&Bs, Tourism, and the Williamsburg “Brand”: Updated bibliography”

  1. 1 mal2013 March 15, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    This is a very interesting combination of literature devoted to the social scientific study of tourism and heritage and local literature on the business of tourism in Williamsburg and Virginia more broadly. I can see the beginnings of a project that would consider critically how bed and breakfast proprietors contribute to the construction of a “brand” for Williamsburg. Remember to strike a balance between having a “hypothesis” about what this brand is (e.g. “southern hospitality” and “colonial history”) and allowing your interlocutors and the marketing materials speak for themselves. Also think about how the social science scholarship on heritage and tourism will guide your subsequent research and oral history interviews.

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