Nature in translation is an ethnographic exploration in the cultural politics of the translation of knowledge about nature shiho satsuka follows the japanese tour guides who lead hikes nature walks and sightseeing bus tours for japanese tourists in canadas banff national park and illustrates how they aspired to become local nature interpreters by learning the ecological knowledge . Anthropologist shiho satsuka suggests well no in a fascinating account of japanese tour guides in the canadian rockies this book is not really about japanese tourism or japanese tourists she explores how canadians think about and do nature and how japanese think about and do nature amid the same landscapes. In the intriguing ethnography nature in translation japanese tourism encounters the canadian rockies shiho satsuka explores the ways that japanese tour guides in banff alberta translate culturally situated knowledge about nature for tourists and for themselvessatsuka traces the lives of several guides who emigrate from japan in search of canadas majestic nature often represented in . Nature in translation japanese tourism encounters the canadian rockiesby shiho satsuka duke university press durham nc 2015 xii 263 pages 8995 cloth 24 . If your organization uses openathens you can log in using your openathens username and password to check if your institution is supported please see this list contact your library for more details
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