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Introduction

Mark Rice

in Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter introduces the central argument of the book: Tourism was instrumental in the modern rise of Machu Picchu and its transnational character proved important in influencing the Peruvian ... More


Good Neighbors, Tourism, and Nationalism, 1930–1948

Mark Rice

in Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how tourism backers employed the transnational links of the Good Neighbor Era in Latin America to raise global interest in Machu Picchu and to promote travel to Cusco. Tourism ... More


Disaster Destinations, 1948–1960

Mark Rice

in Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter investigates how Cusco tourism navigated three crises: the end of Good Neighbor cultural diplomacy at the start of the Cold War, the withdrawal of state support for tourism development, ... More


The Junta and the Jipis, 1960–1975

Mark Rice

in Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Advances in jet travel ushered in Cusco’s first tourism boom in the 1960s and 1970s. However, a series of agrarian revolts and the collapse of Cusco’s traditional economic base threatened to unravel ... More


Epilogue: The Synthesis of All Things Peruvian, 2011

Mark Rice

in Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the centennial celebrations of Hiram Bingham’s “discovery” of Machu Picchu. The lavish ceremony illustrated how Peruvian national state now embraced Machu Picchu as a sign of ... More


Between Maoists and Millionaires, 1975–1996

Mark Rice

in Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Burdened with debt, the national state withdrew its investment in tourism development in Cusco in the late 1970s. More ominously, the growth of the Maoist Shining Path rebellion and its attacks on ... More


Making the “Modern” Destination, 1900–1934

Mark Rice

in Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter begins with the famous Hiram Bingham-led expeditions to Machu Picchu. Although Bingham brought attention to Machu Picchu, his controversial actions and hasty departure from Peru in 1915 ... More


Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

Mark Rice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643533
eISBN:
9781469643557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the transformation of Machu Picchu from an obscure archaeological site into a global tourist destination and national symbol of Peru. This book illustrates how, from the very ... More


Latin America as Laboratory: The Camera and the Yale PeruvianExpeditions

Amy Cox Hall

in Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027458
eISBN:
9780262325509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027458.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Cox Hall details the origins of the photographs of Machu Picchu, particularly the foldout panoramic, that appeared in National Geographic’s now iconic 1913 issue “In the Wonderland of Peru.” The ... More


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