Take Me to My Paradise: Tourism and Nationalism in the British Virgin Islands
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BeschreibungThe British Virgin Islands (BVI) markets itself to international visitors as a paradise. But just whose paradise is it? Take Me to My Paradise looks at the many players in the BVI tourism culture, including immigrants working in a tourism economy, nationalists struggling to maintain some control, and the anthropologist trying to make sense of it all. The result is a richly detailed and accessible ethnography on the impact of tourism on a country that came into being as a tourist destination.
PortraitColleen Ballerino Cohen is a professor of anthropology and women's studies at Vassar College. She has written several articles and has produced three ethnographic videos on BVI tourism, festivals, and musical culture.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: RUTGERS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2010
Seitenanzahl: 292 Seiten