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Tropical Whites: The Rise of the Tourist South in the Americas (Nature and Culture in America) Hardcover – March 12, 2013


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"The writing is gorgeous as well as informative. ... The book is a major contribution to cultural history and the history of tourism, and it should be on the bookshelf of anyone interested in these topics or the tropical regions."—Kirk Bowman, Hispanic American Historical Review



"Tropical Whites: The Rise of the Tourist South in the Americas should be of great interest to scholars interested in travel, tourism, and the global South in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries."—Andrew Kahrl, American Historical Review



"...[a] well-researched and insightful book."—Chanelle Rose, Journal of Southern History



"Catherine Cocks presents a fascinating, extremely well-informed discussion of the twentieth-century cultural development of tourism in the Americas through an examination of northerners traveling to various destinations in the global South."—Andrew Wood, University of Tulsa

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Catherine Cocks is an acquiring editor at the University of Iowa Press and author of Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915.
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