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Tourism & the Caribbean: Welcome
This libguide includes materials that highlight the development of tourism and its relationship to culture and the rise of U.S. power in the Caribbean from the 1890s to the present.
is to highlight general resources of the George A. Smathers Libraries and, specifically, of LACC.The purpose of this webinar. From it you can see the video, download the PowerPoint, the transcript and the video with closed captions.
The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida has one of the most important collections regarding the Caribbean, Brazil, and Latin America.
Information on the Box Above
The United Fruit Company published promotional materials about its "beneficial" activities in the Caribbean and about tourism in the region on its ships. An example is the book illustrated above. Click the link to have access to its contents.
About Face: Revisiting Jamaica's First Exhibition in Europe
The online exhibit About Face revisits Jamaica's first exhibition to tour Europe after gaining independence in 1962. The exhibit highlights how art was used to promote Jamaica as a tourist destination. Click the link on the box below to visit the exhibit.
Visit About Face, the online exhibit on Jamaica's First Exhibition in Europe