Mark Rice is assistant professor of history at Baruch College, City University of New York.
A serious academic work about a subject that historians have only
recently taken seriously. . . . Offers a well-researched history of
tourism and also gives readers many insights into the relationship
between pre-Columbian history and Peruvian state-building in the
modern era.--H-Net Reviews
This engaging book offers sophisticated insights into how local and international forces influenced tourism and nation-state formation in Peru. . . . Essential--Choice Reviews
Making Machu Picchu is a most welcome contribution to historical approaches to tourism development in Latin America. With its lively prose and marvelous detail, this book should be enjoyed by students, researchers, and a wider public, perhaps including many who have themselves undertaken journeys to the famed site that was newly "discovered" over a century ago.--E.I.A.L (Estudios Interdisciplinarios de America Latina y el Caribe)