Pleasure Island: Tourism and Temptation in Cuba available in Paperback
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- UNP - Nebraska Paperback
"A well-researched description of tourism in Cuba, mainly from the Twenties to the Sixties. The emphasis is on American tourists, the most numerous until Castro, and the history is chronological, showing how World Wars I and II affected Cuban industry. Schwartz describes the Mafia influence and the state of tourism since Castro, and she also considers how tourism affects a country, any country, which makes interesting reading. An excellent history that should have broad appeal."-Library Journal.
|Publisher:||UNP - Nebraska Paperback|
|Edition description:||Revised ed.|
|Product dimensions:||0.61(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
Rosalie Schwartz taught history at San Diego State University and is the author of Lawless Liberators: Political Banditry and Cuban Independence, winner of the 1990 Hubert Herring Book Prize.