Publication year: 2019
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This book discusses the relationship between periodicals, tourism, and nation-building in Mexico. It enquires into how magazines, a staple form of the promotional apparatus of tourism since its inception, articulated an imaginative geography of Mexico at a time when that industry became a critical means of economic recovery and political stability after the Revolution. Notwithstanding their vogue, popularity, reach, and close affiliations to commerce and state over several decades, magazines have not received any sustained critical attention in the scholarship on that period.
Subject: Political Science and International Studies, Latin American Politics, Democracy, Latin American Culture, Tourism Management, Tourism, Magazines, Mexico, Modern State, Democratization, Nation-Building