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Desire & Disaster in New Orleans: Tourism, Race, and Historical Memory

Lynnell L. Thomas
Format
Book
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2014.
Language
English
Variant Title
Desire and disaster in New Orleans
ISBN
9780822357148 (cloth : alk. paper), 0822357143 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780822357285 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0822357283 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • "The city I used to come to visit" : heritage tourism and racialized disaster in New Orleans
  • "Life the way it used to be in the Old South" : the construction of black desire in New Orleans's post-civil rights tourism narrative
  • "Urbane, educated, and well-to-do free blacks" : the challenge of a Creole world in le Monde Créole French Quarter courtyards tour
  • "Wasn't nothing like that" : New Orleans's black heritage tourism and counternarratives of resistance
  • "Starting all over again" : post-Katrina tourism and the reconstruction of race.
Description
xii, 256 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-247) and index.
Technical Details
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