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Verbal Art, Self-definition and Recent History
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This paper examines the reciprocal relationship between the representation of land­scape in Japan and the development of modern Japanese tourism. Starting from the development of modern domestic tourism in the Meiji period, the idea of the “modern” landscape in Japan was, and still is today, closely linked to the concept of Japanese nature and the formation of a national identity. The following gives an overview of how the concept of landscape is connoted in tourism research and addresses how the image of the authentic rural area and its scenery is repeatedly (re-)produced in advertising materials of the Japanese tourism industry. It further discusses to what extent modern tourism in Japan has contributed to popularizing a new “view” on landscapes and how it helped with “inscribing Japaneseness” in rural landscapes over the course of time.

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Transformations in Early Historic and Early Medieval India
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Diskurse um Regionalität, Natur und Nation