Date of Graduation
Master of Arts in History (MA)
Second Committee Member
The purpose of this study is to analyze the impact that tourism and tourist sites have upon the surrounding communities in New Mexico. It will look specifically at Bandelier National Monument, El Santuario de Chimayo, and the International UFO Museum and Research Center in Roswell. These sites have all been the cause of tensions in their interactions with the local communities, over issues of culture, identity, or resource usage. But these tourist attractions have also brought economic stimulus to these areas, which has brought about a need for cooperation and compromise between the groups as they have negotiated how tourism should operate in the areas.
Bullington, Emily Alyce, "New Mexico Tourism: Conflict and Cooperation in the Land of Enchantment" (2013). Theses and Dissertations. 712.