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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817350093
  • Publisher: University of Alabama Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 "A Notorious Attraction": Sex and Tourism in New Orleans, 1897-1917 15
2 Hillbillies and the Holy Land: The Development of Tourism in the Arkansas Ozarks 42
3 Developing the Panhandle: Seagrove Beach, Seaside, Watercolor, and the Florida Tourist Tradition 66
4 Public and Private Tourism Development in 1930s Appalachia: The Blue Ridge Parkway Meets Little Switzerland 88
5 Making "America's Most Interesting City": Tourism and the Construction of Cultural Image in New Orleans, 1940-1984 114
6 Creating a "Variety Vacationland": Tourism Development in North Carolina, 1930-1990 138
7 From Millionaires to the Masses: Tourism at Jekyll Island, Georgia 154
8 Astride the Plantation Gates: Tourism, Racial Politics, and the Development of Hilton Head Island 177
9 The Road to Nowhere: Tourism Development versus Environmentalism in the Great Smoky Mountains 196
10 Atlanta's Olympics and the Business of Tourism 215
11 Nobody Knows the Troubles I've Seen, but Does Anyone Want to Hear about Them When They're on Vacation? 240
Notes 251
Selected Bibliography 297
Contributors 303
Index 305
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