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GRUNEWALD, Rodrigo de Azeredo. Tourism and ethnicity.Translated byAlberto Sanchez Allred. Horiz.antropol. [online]. 2006, vol.1Selected edition, pp. 0-0. ISSN 0104-7183.

One of the most significant issues confronting studies in the anthropology of tourism is that of cultural change precipitated in host societies as a result of an influx of tourists. Many times those changes are accompanied by a reorganization of the host population along ethnic lines, that is, by the creation of tourism- oriented-ethnicities. This article's purpose is to examine the relationship between tourism and ethnicity in theoretical terms and to contribute to a better academic understanding of ethnic tourism.

Keywords : cultural change; ethnic tourism; ethnicity; touristic community.

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