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Not a Habitus for the Have-Nots: The Walker Hill Shows, 1962-2002

Maliangkay, Roald


In an effort to boost its foreign currency earnings, in August 1961 the South Korean government enacted the Tourism Promotion Act, which led to the establishment of many new hotels in and around Seoul. The plan for the Walker Hill resort was to create an Oriental oasis of calm, culture, and splendour in a city still reeling from the massive destruction and devastation caused by the Korean War. Despite the Walker Hill being very competitively priced compared to other resorts across East Asia, it...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Presence through Sound: Music and Place in East Asia
DOI: 10.4324/9780429326295-11


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