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Flogging a dead horse or creating cultural capacity? The development and impact of mines as alternative tourist destinations: a case study of

BySouth Wales, UK ANDREW L. JONES AND KATHRYN FLYNN

The main focus of this chapter is the development of mines as tourist attractions, and particularly the social impact and relationships between mine-based attractions and their host communities. The chapter will present findings from qualitative research undertaken by the authors in 2007 and updated in 2009.