By Amitai Touval
This quantity explores fresh advancements within the perform of hospitality, in addition to the curious, precarious dating among site visitors and their hosts. Drawing from own interactions with an getting older innkeeper referred to 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 a person who has questioned in regards to the complex social cues concerned with the sort of probably uncomplicated exchange.
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Only a few inns were listed. I did not know in advance what my room at Herr Klaus’s would look like, but I knew his address and phone 46 AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF HOSPITALITY number. The addresses of inns were public information, published in guidebooks and available at the local tourist ofﬁce. For his part, the innkeeper did not know much about me, which explains why his initial stance was so guarded. To vet prospective guests over the phone, the innkeeper would ask only a few basic questions: where are you coming from, whom are you coming with, and what is the purpose of your visit?
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An Anthropological Study of Hospitality: The Innkeeper and the Guest by Amitai Touval