The Resource Negotiating paradise : U.S. tourism and empire in twentieth-century Latin America, Dennis Merrill

Negotiating paradise : U.S. tourism and empire in twentieth-century Latin America, Dennis Merrill

Label
Negotiating paradise : U.S. tourism and empire in twentieth-century Latin America
Title
Negotiating paradise
Title remainder
U.S. tourism and empire in twentieth-century Latin America
Statement of responsibility
Dennis Merrill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his examination of interwar Mexico, early Cold War Cuba, and Puerto Rico during the Alliance for Progress, Merrill demonstrates how tourists and the international travel industry facilitated the expansion of U.S. consumer and cultural power in Latin America. He also shows the many ways in which local service workers, labor unions, business interests, and host governments vied to manage the Yankee invasion. Highlighting the everyday realities of U.S. empire in ways often overlooked, Merrill's analysis provides historical context for understanding the contemporary debate over the costs and be
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
303.48/280730904
Index
index present
LC call number
F1418
LC item number
.M453 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Negotiating paradise : U.S. tourism and empire in twentieth-century Latin America, Dennis Merrill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : mass tourism, empire, and soft power -- Lone eagles and revolutionaries : the U.S.-Mexican rapprochement of the 1920s -- Containment and good neighbors : tourism and empire in 1930s Mexico -- The safe bet : Batista's Cuba -- Paradise lost : Castro's Cuba -- Bootstraps, beaches, and cobblestone : commonwealth Puerto Rico -- A Cold War mirage : Puerto Rico in the 1960s and 1970s
Control code
ocn646875483
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 327 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807898635
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt62nq1
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.b32226524
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)646875483
  • pebcs080783288X

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