Tatiana V. Nikolaenko, Dmitry V. Nikolaenko
History & Regional Specifics of World Tourism
The monograph is second in the series of original works where modern
state and history of the World tourism and leisure industry are thoroughly
analyzed, based on the authors' own extensive pedagogical, scientific and
practical experiences. The book grew from the studies and re-interpretation of
the massive volume of new facts and information, one way or another dealing
with the problems of tourism and leisure researches.
It systematically observes all the problems and questions of a high
school course "History of a World Tourism", and suggests a new
program for the course itself as well as its seminar part. The work is
accompanied by the graphic models and charts illustrating its main theoretical
theses as well as representative list of a special literature both used in the
process of creating this book and recommended for further studies on the
The theoretical ideas of this work are illustrated by the local
practical and empirical examples of Crimea where recreation develops as an
important industry and part of the entire population business life for more
than a 100 years, and has a solid historical grounds and reliable informational
Written in the easy style and understandable Russian language, the book
will be most useful and interesting for:
high school teachers / lecturers and students (both under-, post- and
graduate, of geographical and other faculties);
"decision-makers" and managers directly dealing with the
practical aspects of the recreational activity and those involved into tourism
and leisure industry.
The book will also be quite useful and interesting for those studying
such high school / university courses as "International Regional
Studies" and "Specialized Tourism".
Besides, the monograph may serve as a foundation for the most diverse
theoretical and empirical researches on the subject as well as various
practical projects in the tourism and leisure industry.
CHAPTER 1. STUDYING THE EVOLUTION OF THE WORLD TOURISM: THEORETICAL
1.1. Types and evolution of recreational activities
1.2. Processes of specialized recreational regions forming and
evolution of recreational activities
CHAPTER 2. HISTORY OF MASS TOURISM
2.1. History of mass tourism in Western socio-cultural system
2.2. History of mass tourism in Russian socio-cultural system
CHAPTER 3. REGIONAL SPECIFICS OF WORLD TOURISM
3.1. Western Europe: case of the most developed region of mass
The Great Britain
German States of Europe
Federal Republic of Germany
Small European Nations
3.2. China: case of the least developed region of mass tourism
Socio-cultural specifics of Chinese world
People’s Republic of China
Republic of China (Taiwan)
CHAPTER 4. EDUCATIONAL BASIS FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL COURSE “HISTORY OF THE
4.1. Program of the “History of world tourism” course for high school /
4.2. Program of seminars for the course
4.3. Control questions for students taking correspondence courses
Note: Chapters 1, 2, 3.1 & 4 are written by Tatiana V.
chapter 3.2 is written by Dr. Dmitry V. Nikolaenko.
International Slavonic University, Kharkov (Ukraine).
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