Take Me to My Paradise : Tourism and Nationalism in the British Virgin Islands.

The 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, an...

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Main Author: Cohen, Colleen Ballerino.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2010.
Edition:1st ed.
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Summary:The 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.
Physical Description:1 online resource (290 pages)
ISBN:9780813550312