Tourism and Dictatorship: Europe's Peaceful Invasion of Franco's Spain

Tourism and Dictatorship: Europe's Peaceful Invasion of Franco's Spain

by S. Pack
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403975027

ISBN-13: 9781403975027

Pub. Date: 10/27/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

Following WWII, the authoritarian and morally austere dictatorship of General Francisco Franco's Spain became the playground for millions of carefree tourists from Europe's prosperous democracies. This book chronicles how this helped to strengthen Franco's regime and economic and political standing.

Overview

Following WWII, the authoritarian and morally austere dictatorship of General Francisco Franco's Spain became the playground for millions of carefree tourists from Europe's prosperous democracies. This book chronicles how this helped to strengthen Franco's regime and economic and political standing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403975027
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
10/27/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
273
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Travel and Tourism in Spanish History Tourism and International Engagement, 1945-1957 Building a Mass Tourism Industry, 1945-1957 Breakthrough, 1957-1962 Tourism and the Politics of Development, 1962-1969 Touristic Consciousness Disillusionment and Reorientation Conclusion: Tourism and the European Challenge

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