Southern Journeys: Tourism, History, and Culture in the Modern South / Edition 1

Southern Journeys: Tourism, History, and Culture in the Modern South / Edition 1

by Richard D. Starnes

ISBN-10: 0817350098

ISBN-13: 9780817350093

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: University of Alabama Press

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University of Alabama Press
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New Edition
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6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1"A Notorious Attraction": Sex and Tourism in New Orleans, 1897-191715
2Hillbillies and the Holy Land: The Development of Tourism in the Arkansas Ozarks42
3Developing the Panhandle: Seagrove Beach, Seaside, Watercolor, and the Florida Tourist Tradition66
4Public and Private Tourism Development in 1930s Appalachia: The Blue Ridge Parkway Meets Little Switzerland88
5Making "America's Most Interesting City": Tourism and the Construction of Cultural Image in New Orleans, 1940-1984114
6Creating a "Variety Vacationland": Tourism Development in North Carolina, 1930-1990138
7From Millionaires to the Masses: Tourism at Jekyll Island, Georgia154
8Astride the Plantation Gates: Tourism, Racial Politics, and the Development of Hilton Head Island177
9The Road to Nowhere: Tourism Development versus Environmentalism in the Great Smoky Mountains196
10Atlanta's Olympics and the Business of Tourism215
11Nobody Knows the Troubles I've Seen, but Does Anyone Want to Hear about Them When They're on Vacation?240
Selected Bibliography297

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