Modernity, Imperialism and the Pleasures of Travel: The Continental Hotel in Saigon

Srilata Ravi

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Abstract

An essay is presented on tourism in Indochina. It examines how the Continental Hotel in Saigon established a site where discourses of colonialism, leisure and modernity that supported Euporean modernity and identity in a foreign land. This hotel continues to represent Western imperialism as it supports ethnocentric attitudes towards the local people.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)475-490
JournalAsian Studies Review
Volume32
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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