By George Gmelch

ISBN-10: 0253001234

ISBN-13: 9780253001238

Behind the Smile is an inside of examine the realm of Caribbean tourism as noticeable in the course of the lives of the lads and ladies within the vacationer in Barbados. the staff characterize each point of tourism, from maid to inn supervisor, seashore gigolo to taxi driving force, purple cap to diving teacher. those hugely own bills provide perception into complicated questions surrounding tourism: how race shapes interactions among travelers and employees, how travelers may perhaps develop into brokers of cultural swap, the that means of sexual encounters among locals and travelers, and the genuine monetary and ecological bills of improvement via tourism. This up-to-date version updates the textual content and comprises a number of new narratives and a brand new bankruptcy approximately American scholars’ studies in the course of summer time box institution and residential remains in Barbados.

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