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To Hell with Paradise: A History of the Jamaican Tourist Industry (Pitt Latin American Studies)

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In the course of the nineteenth century, Jamaica transformed itself from a pestilence-ridden "white man's graveyard" to a sun-drenched tourist paradise. Deftly combining economics with political and cultural history, Frank Fonda Taylor examines this puzzling about-face and explores the growth of the tourist industry into the 1990s. He argues that the transformations in ...more
Hardcover, 239 pages
Published October 1st 1993 by University of Pittsburgh Press (first published 1993)
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