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Authentic New Orleans : tourism, culture, and race in the Big Easy / Kevin Fox Gotham

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Author:
Gotham, Kevin Fox  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 281 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Louisiana
New Orleans
New Orleans (La.)
Date:
2007
C2007
Contents:
Introduction : authentic New Orleans -- Processions and parades : Carnival krewes and the development of modern Mardi Gras -- "Of incomprehensible magnitude and bewildering variety" : the 1884 World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition -- Authenticity in black and white : the rise of tourism in the twentieth century -- Boosting the Big Easy : New Orleans goes global -- From a culture of tourism to a touristic culture : the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition and the holy trinity of New Orleans tourism -- A repertoire of authenticity : contested space and transformation of the French Quarter -- "The greatest free show on earth" : intimations and antinomies of commodification and Carnival -- Conclusion : the future of New Orleans
Topic:
City promotion--History  Search this
Tourism--History  Search this
Culture and tourism--History  Search this
Carnival--History  Search this
Exhibitions--History  Search this
History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_972077