Negotiating Paradise: U. S. Tourism and Empire in Twentieth- Century Latin America

Negotiating Paradise: U. S. Tourism and Empire in Twentieth- Century Latin America (Paperback)

By Dennis Merrill 
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 0807859044
EAN: 9780807859049
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 327
Publish Date: 2009-9-1
Binding: Paperback
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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 benefits of globalization.
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Title: Negotiating Paradise: U. S. Tourism and Empire in Twentieth- Century Latin America
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Author: Dennis Merrill
Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 0807859044
EAN: 9780807859049
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 327
Publish Date: 2009-9-1
Binding: Paperback

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