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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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Good Neighbors, Tourism, and Nationalism, 1930–1948

Good Neighbors, Tourism, and Nationalism, 1930–1948

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(p.45) Chapter Two Good Neighbors, Tourism, and Nationalism, 1930–1948
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Making Machu Picchu
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Mark Rice

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643533.003.0003

This chapter examines how tourism backers employed the transnational links of the Good Neighbor Era in Latin America to raise global interest in Machu Picchu and to promote travel to Cusco. Tourism interests used the cultural diplomacy of the Good Neighbor Policy to promote Cusco and Machu Picchu as symbols of an Andean Peru and to lobby the Peruvian state to invest in tourism development. However, these efforts also re-invented Hiram Bingham as a benevolent Pan-American figure and continued to overlook the demands of Cusco’s indigenous population.

Keywords:   Good Neighbor Policy, Hiram Bingham, Tourism, Machu Picchu, Peru, Cusco

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