The Purposes of Paradise : U. S. Tourism and Empire in Cuba and Hawai'i.
The Purposes of Paradise shows how travel and tourism shaped U.S. imperialism in Cuba and Hawai'i between the 1850s, when expansionists imagined them as twin possessions, and revolution and statehood in 1959. It explores the relationships between imperial fantasies and political practices in Am...
University of Pennsylvania Press,
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- Title Page
- Copyright Page
- Table of Contents
- Chapter 1. First Fruits of a Tropical Eden
- Chapter 2. Garden Republics or Plantation Regimes?
- Chapter 3. Royal Resorts for Tropical Tramps
- Chapter 4. Revolutions, Reformations, Restorations
- Chapter 5 Travels to Another Revolution and to Statehood