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Holiday in Mexico : critical reflections on tourism and tourist encounters

Author: Dina Berger; Andrew Grant Wood
Publisher: Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2010.
Series: American encounters/global interactions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With its archaeological sites, colonial architecture, pristine beaches, and alluring cities, Mexico has long been an attractive destination for travellers. This book takes a broad historical and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Holiday in Mexico
Durham : Duke University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009032840
(OCoLC)319501011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dina Berger; Andrew Grant Wood
ISBN: 9780822391265 0822391260
OCLC Number: 609147111
Description: 1 online resource (393 pages).
Contents: Introduction: tourism studies and the tourism dilemma / Dina Berger and Andrew Grant Wood --
The U.S./Mexican war and the beginnings of American tourism in Mexico / Andrea Boardman --
Teotihuacán: showcase for the centennial / Christina Bueno --
On the selling of Rey Momo : early tourism and the marketing of carnival in Veracruz / Andrew Grant Wood --
Goodwill ambassadors on holiday : tourism, diplomacy, and Mexico/United States relations / Dina Berger --
Behind the noir border : tourism, the vice racket, and power relations in Baja California's border zone, 1938/65 / Eric M. Schantz --
Fun in Acapulco? the politics of development on the Mexican Riviera / Andrew Sackett --
Colonial outpost to artists' Mecca: conflict and collaboration in the development of San Miguel de Allende's tourism industry / Lisa Pinley Covert --
José Cuervo and the gentrified worm : food, drink, and the touristic consumption of Mexico / Jeffrey M. Pilcher --
Cancún and the campo : indigenous migration and tourism development in the Yucatán Peninsula / M. Bianet Castellanos --
Marketing Mexico's great masters : folk art tourism and the neoliberal politics of exhibition / Mary K. Coffey --
Golfing in the desert : Los Cabos and post-PRI tourism in Mexico / Alex M. Saragoza --
The beach and beyond : observations from a travel writer on dreams, decadence, and defense / Barbara Kastelein --
Conclusion: should we stay or should we go? reflections on tourism past and present / Andrew Grant Wood and Dina Berger.
Series Title: American encounters/global interactions.
Responsibility: edited by Dina Berger and Andrew Grant Wood.

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