Posts Tagged: postmodernism

Simulation and the hyperreal

Jean Baudrillard has stated that the postmodern culture is dominated by simulation. Objects have no firm origin, no referent, no ground or foundation (Baudrillard 1988: 1). This aspect of postmodernism is a very modern phenomenon. Postmodernism continues the modern condition

Simulation and the hyperreal

Jean Baudrillard has stated that the postmodern culture is dominated by simulation. Objects have no firm origin, no referent, no ground or foundation (Baudrillard 1988: 1). This aspect of postmodernism is a very modern phenomenon. Postmodernism continues the modern condition

Tourist theory, authenticity, and archaeology

Tourism is widely acknowledged as a modern phenomenon (Culler 1990; Enzensberger 1996; Gemünden 1996; MacCannell 1989†), and theoretical discussion of the tourist and tourism probably started as early as in the 1950s (Enzensberger 1996). Even though the beginning of tourism

Tourist theory, authenticity, and archaeology

Tourism is widely acknowledged as a modern phenomenon (Culler 1990; Enzensberger 1996; Gemünden 1996; MacCannell 1989†), and theoretical discussion of the tourist and tourism probably started as early as in the 1950s (Enzensberger 1996). Even though the beginning of tourism