Enduring Semioles: From Alligator Wrestling to Casino Gaming / Edition 1

Enduring Semioles: From Alligator Wrestling to Casino Gaming / Edition 1

by Patsy West
     
 

ISBN-10: 081303213X

ISBN-13: 9780813032139

Pub. Date: 02/17/2008

Publisher: University Press of Florida

"A unique social and economic history of the Seminoles and an insightful view of their cultural adaptation and cultural continuity that previously has not been appreciated or understood."--Florida Heritage  See more details below

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"A unique social and economic history of the Seminoles and an insightful view of their cultural adaptation and cultural continuity that previously has not been appreciated or understood."--Florida Heritage

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813032139
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
02/17/2008
Series:
Florida History and Culture Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Photographs and Maps     ix
Foreword$dRaymond Arsenault series editor$dGary Mormino series editor     xi
Preface     xiii
Introduction     1
The End of an Era     4
The Beginnings of an Industry     10
The Business of Hype     19
The Statistics of an Exhibition Economy     27
Traditions on Exhibition     32
Saurians and Seminoles     42
Commercial Wares     50
Expositions, Fairs, and Failures     58
Media Chiefs, Politicians, and Councilmen     70
Off-Season Economics     83
The Opposition     94
The i:laponathli: as Hosts     104
Seminole Tourism Comes of Age     111
Tourism Rocks     121
Bibliography     129
Index     145

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