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Author Ruiz, Jason.
Title Americans in the treasure house [electronic resource] : travel to Porfirian Mexico and the cultural politics of empire / Jason Ruiz.
Published Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2014.
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 Electronic Book  F1392.A5 R85 2014eb    ONLINE
Edition First edition
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 275 pages.)
Content Type text
Format online resource
Contents Machine generated contents note: List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Notes on Usage -- Introduction: Keep Close to a Kicking Horse -- Desire among the Ruins: Constructing Mexico in American Travel Discourse -- The Greatest and Wisest Despot of Modern Times : Porfirio Diaz, American Travelers, and the Politics of Logical Paternalism -- American Travel Writing and the Problem of Indian Difference -- The Most Promising Element in Mexican Society : Idealized Mestizaje and the Eradication of Indian Difference -- Reversals of Fortune: Revolutionary Veracruz and Porfirian Nostalgia -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-260) and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Americans -- Travel -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Tourism -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Investments, American -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Mexico -- History -- 1867-1910.
Related To Print version: Ruiz, Jason. Americans in the treasure house :. . 9780292753808 0292753802 (DLC) 2013017381
ISBN 0292753810 electronic bk.
9780292753815 electronic bk.
9780292753808 (hardback)
0292753802 (hardback)