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Rethinking Sites of Caribbean Rebellion and Freedom

Angelique V. Nixon

in Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The book ends with a deeper reflection on what it means to understand sites of resistance and rebellion through an analysis the potential of art tourism and the politics of sex and sexual labor in ... More


Tourism, Development, and the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef

Kemi Fuentes-George

in Between Preservation and Exploitation: Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034289
eISBN:
9780262333924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034289.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter introduces the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System (MBRS), a delicate system of coral reefs and mangroves along the coastline of Quintana Roo state in Mexico, threatened by overfishing and ... More


Egypt and the Migratory Soaring Birds Project

Kemi Fuentes-George

in Between Preservation and Exploitation: Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034289
eISBN:
9780262333924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034289.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes the threats to biodiversity posed by tourism and wind energy development in the Egyptian Red Sea/Rift Valley Flyway addressed by the project titled the Project for Sustainable ... More


Nostalgia, Affect, and Performativity in Contemporary Danzón Scenes

Alejandro L. Madrid and Robin D. Moore

in Danzón: Circum-Carribean Dialogues in Music and Dance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965809
eISBN:
9780199369874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965809.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter traces the decline of the danzón in Cuba and Mexico in the 1950s and 1960s and describes the nostalgic way in which new danzón scenes have developed in both countries over the last ... More


Developing Chinas Tourism and Shipping

Anna Pao Sohmen

in Y. K. Pao, My Father: My Father

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888083312
eISBN:
9789888180844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083312.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Deng Xiaoping strived to modernize China and entertained the notion that the process of modernization must start with economic growth. Tourism was considered one of the two important growth sectors, ... More


Santeria Commerce and the Unofficial Networks of Interpersonal Internationalism

Kevin M. Delgado

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

From Santeria tourism to religious jineterismo to government-authorized ritual divinations, material need is the primary catalyst behind accelerated change in Cuban Santeria. While most case studies ... More


“Ceci n’est pas un voyage”

Vincent Debaene

in Far Afield: French Anthropology between Science and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226106908
eISBN:
9780226107233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107233.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter situates ethnographic fieldwork in relation to changing conceptions of travel and travel literature in France. In the early twentieth century, grand voyages from the Romantic period fell ... More


Bombs without bombsites: memory and security without visibility

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

in Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores the relationship between visibility, memorialisation and security through case studies of the London bombing, the invasion of Afghanistan by coalition troops, and the situation ... More


The Project of Regional Identity Formation: Culture, Politics, and Tourism

Scott Ickes

in African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 looks at the period from 1945 to 1954 and argues that these years were central in consolidating the notion that “Bahia” was synonymous with African-Bahian culture. The consolidation process ... More


The Promise of Globalization: Sustainable Tourism Development and Environmental Policy in Cuba

Ricardo Pérez

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

With the collapse of the socialist trading bloc at the start of the 1990s, Cuba suffered a major economic and political setback that forced the island government to consider alternative options for ... More


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