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Posted 05.16.13 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Jim Bassett: “Everyone a Tourist”



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ABOUT THE ESSAY

“Everyone a Tourist”
On Places, a slideshow of photographs of the Mayan ruins at Chichén Itzá, by Jim Bassett, contrasts the romantic tradition of travel photography with the realities of mass tourism.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jim Bassett is Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design.
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