Cultural tourism in Latin America : the politics of space and imagery

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  • Creator edited by Michiel Baud and Annelou Ypeij
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Boston : Brill, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 323 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9789047429845, 9047429842
  • OCLC ocn706185180


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • 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
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