An Anthropological Study of Hospitality: The Innkeeper and by Amitai Touval

By Amitai Touval

This quantity explores fresh advancements within the perform of hospitality, in addition to the curious, precarious courting among visitors and their hosts. Drawing from own interactions with an getting older innkeeper known as Herr Klaus and glossy Airbnb hostess Gretchen, Amitai Touval bargains a touching and illuminating account of the way the increase of Airbnb has cast new criteria of generosity, hostility, and responsibility. An Anthropological research of Hospitality is a must-read for someone who has puzzled concerning the problematic social cues serious about this type of possible uncomplicated exchange.

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