War-related contents tourism

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Materials relating to the Prelims and Chapter 1 of War as Entertainment and Contents Tourism in Japan.


Read the prelims here.

Chapter 1: “Theorizing war-related contents tourism”, Philip Seaton and Takayoshi Yamamura.

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The figures/models in Chapter 1 are in the gallery below. They may be reproduced in other publications on condition of proper citation/attribution.

Other materials relating to Chapter 1

For a more detailed explanation of why we avoid the term “dark tourism” in relation to war-related (contents) tourism in Japan, see Philip Seaton, ‘Islands of “Dark” and “Light/Lite” Tourism: War-related contents tourism around the Seto Inland Sea’Japan Review, Vol. 33 (2019), pp. 299-327.

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