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Making Machu PicchuThe Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru$
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Mark Rice

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781469643533

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.001.0001

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(p.1) Introduction
Making Machu Picchu

Mark Rice

University of North Carolina Press

This chapter introduces the central argument of the book: Tourism was instrumental in the modern rise of Machu Picchu and its transnational character proved important in influencing the Peruvian state to embrace the Andes and the Inca as symbols of Peruvian national identity.

Keywords:   Tourism, Peru, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Andes, Nationalism, Transnationalism, Indigenismo

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