Cultural tourism in Latin America : the politics of space and imagery / edited by Michiel Baud and Annelou Ypeij

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Subjects: Heritage tourism--Social aspects--Latin America
Heritage tourism--Political aspects--Latin America
Culture and tourism--Latin America
Cultural property--Social aspects--Latin America
Latin America--Cultural policy
Latin America--Social conditions--21st century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
Series: CEDLA Latin America studies v. 96
Latin America studies 96
LC Classification: G
Physical Description: xii, 323 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. Cultural tourism in Latin America : an introduction / Michiel Baud, Annelou Ypeij 1
Ch. 2. Tourism, folklore and the emergence of regional and national identities / Zoila S. Mendoza 23
Ch. 3. The 'three roots' of Panama's cultural heritage : the construction of racial and national identities in theme parks / Carla Guerron Montero 45
Ch. 4. Through the othering gaze : Yucatecan Trova music and 'the tourist' in Yucatan, Mexico / Gabriela Vargas-Cetina 69
Ch. 5. 'A symbol of wisdom and love'? : counter-cultural tourism and the multiple faces of Maria Sabina in Huautla, Oaxaca / Ben Feinberg 93
Ch. 6. Sacamefotos and Tejedoras : frontstage performance and backstage meaning in a Peruvian context / Beatrice Simon 117
Ch. 7. Tourism, the state and the marketing of traditional Andean artesanias : problematic encounters, pitfalls, and competing interests / Lynn A. Meisch 141
Ch. 8. Dishing up the city : tourism and street vendors in Cuzco / Griet Steel 161
Ch. 9. Caught between nature and culture : making a living within the world heritage site of Machu Picchu, Peru / Keely B. Maxwell, Annelou Ypeij 177
Ch. 10. Trivializing culture, social conflict and heritage tourism in Quito / Alan Middleton 199
Ch. 11. Contesting heritage in Antigua, Guatemala / Walter E. Little 217
Ch. 12. Hacienda hotels and other ironies of luxury in Yucatan, Mexico / Lisa Breglia 245
Ch. 13. Heritage and indigeneity : transformations in the politics of tourism / Quetzil E. Castaneda 263
Bibliography 297
List of contributors 317
Index 321
Additional Authors: Baud, Michiel, 1952-
Ypeij, Johanna Louisa
Notes: LCCN: 2009010951
ISBN: 9789004176409 (hardback : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9004176403 (hardback : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Cultural tourism in Latin America : an introduction / Michiel Baud and Annelou Ypeij -- Tourism, folklore and the emergence of regional and national identities / Zoila S. Mendoza -- The 'three roots' of Panama's cultural heritage : the construction of racial and national identities in theme parks / Carla Guerrón Montero -- Through the othering gaze : Yucatecan trova music and 'the tourist' in Yucatán, Mexico / Gabriela Vargas-Cetina -- 'A symbol of wisdom and love'? : counter-cultural tourism and the multiple faces of María Sabina in Huautla, Oaxaca / Ben Feinberg -- Sacamefotos and tejedoras : frontstage performance and backstage meaning in a Peruvian context / Beatrice Simon -- Tourism, the state and the marketing of traditional Andean artesanías : problematic encounters, pitfalls, and competing interests / Lynn A. Meisch -- Dishing up the city : tourism and street vendors in Cuzco / Griet Steel -- Caught between nature and culture : making a living within the world heritage site of Machu Picchu, Peru / Keely B. Maxwell and Annelou Ypeij -- Trivializing culture, social conflict and heritage tourism in Quito / Alan Middleton -- Contesting heritage in Antigua, Guatemala / Walter E. Little -- Hacienda hotels and other ironies of luxury in Yucatán, Mexico / Lisa Breglia -- Heritage and indigeneity : transformations in the politics of tourism / Quetzil E. Castan̋eda
OCLC Number: 313666501
ISBN/ISSN: 9789004176409
9004176403
1572-6401