I N D E X
Abolition, 30, 36–42, 132, 220
Adams, Frederick Upham, 65, 74
A. Duperly and Sons, 28, 66, 77–78, 208,
213–14
Advertising, 207–9, 227–30, 239–42. See also
Tourism
Africanisms in touristic images, 112–16, 147–55
Afro-Bahamian culture, 17, 110–16, 149–55
Agriculture: in the Bahamas, 97; compared
to tourist product, 23; the picturesque and,
55–67, 116–17. See also Colonial transplan-
tation, naturalization of; Elder, Dempster
and Company; United Fruit Company
‘‘Alien,’’ and Mighty Pep, 305
All-inclusive hotels, 304
Alloula, Malek, 261, 266
America: Americans in Jamaica and, 237–49;
challenges British colonial authority, 85–87,
210–11; criticized in contemporary art, 288–
89; imperialism of, 85–87; influence of,
through tourism, 26, 85–87, 237–39, 242–
45
Anderson, Lizzy, 103–5, 259
Arbor Day, 137
Artists, contemporary, 26, 279–96
‘‘As Others See Us,’’ 12, 129
Aston W. Gardener Company, 8, 48
Atlantis (hotel), 157, 196–203
Auerbach, Jeffrey, 20
Awakened Jamaica. See New Jamaica
‘‘Awakening of Jamaica, The,’’ 50–51
Azure Blue Sea (Bierstadt), 175
Back Then . . . Bahamian Style, 267
Bahamas: aesthetics and politics of space
in, 1–26; agricultural failures of, 97;
anti-tropical landscape and, 96–97; vs.
Jamaica, 7; Development Board and, 133–
35, 149, 176–80; dreams of the tropics and,
154–55; early tourism campaigns in, 94–97;
geography of, 96–97, 162–63; photographic
refashioning of Nassau’s image and, 97–98;
the picturesque in, 92–155; the sea as icon
of, 156–203; silk cotton and palm trees in,
98–102. See also Nassau
Bahamas in Black and White, The (Smith), 262
Bailey, Amy, 234–36, 245
Bailey, David, 282–86
Bain Town and Cleveland Eneas, 276–78
Baker, Lorenz Dow, 48–50, 85–86
‘‘Banana Carriers’’ (Cleary), 61–62
Banana industry, 48–50, 55–65, 81–85
Barbados and the Marine Hotel, 154–55
‘‘Barbados, Cannibal Canal’’ (J. R. H. Seifert
and Co.), 154
Barrell, John, 36
Barthes, Roland, 108, 176
Bay Street, 125–33, 144, 148
Beach, the, 7, 222–23, 227. See also Sea, the
Beautiful Jamaica and Evon Blake, 250–51
Beckford, William, 37, 39–42, 54–55
Bell, Archie, 143
Bell, Hugh, 112, 117
Bierstadt, Albert, 175
Blacks: aesthetics of cleanliness and, 70–72;
Africanisms in touristic images and, 110–
12; barred from Atlantis hotel, 201–3; black
policemen and, 122–25; ‘‘civilized’’ repre-
sentations of, 67–70; contrasting tropical
images of, 13–16; critique of touristic post-
cards and, 22–23, 72–74, 239–40, 260–61;
Great Exhibition and, 80; market women in
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