The Case of Portuguese Tourism During Estado Novo

Maria Candid Pacheco Cadavez: "The Case of Portuguese Tourism During Estado Novo" (excerpt)

"Even while the concept of cultural tourism was hardly ever mentioned by the authorised voices of the Estado Novo, this chapter argues that whatever tourism practices were allowed and encouraged by Salazar and Ferro, they were but obvious impositions of an officially validated culture. We believe that the main purpose was to force ideological itineraries disguised as cultural and tourist ones and therefore consider they may be labelled as examples of a specific type of cultural tourism."

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