Pleasure Island Tourism and Temptation in Cuba

ISBN-10: 0803292651

ISBN-13: 9780803292659

Edition: 1999

Authors: Rosalie Schwartz

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Rosalie Schwartz is the author of Lawless Liberators, the winner of the 1990 Hubert Herring Book Prize. With this volume, she offers a scholarly study of tourism in Cuba, mainly between the 1920s and 1960s.
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 2/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 247
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.05" long x 0.68" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

1998: Hubert Herring Book prize of Thepacific Council on Latin American Studies
Introduction: The Tourist Drama
Act 1 The Road to Cuba
public Works, politics, property The Action Behind the Scrim
Tempests and Tourists Dreamers and Schemers
Tourism Triumphant
Manufactured Traditions And Cultural Transformations
Culture and Casinos Museums and Monte Carlos Cast Changes and Script Revisions
Lntermission in Cuba and A Sea Change in Tourism
Blue Water, Green Money Act 2, Curtain Up
Shady Business In The Tropical Sun The Mafia and Gambling
Batista Stages a Tourist Boom
The Tourist Stage As Rebel Battleground
No peace, No pleasure No Tourists
Act 3 The phoenix Rises
Selected Bibliography
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