Sustaining Identity, Recapturing Heritage: Exploring Issues of Public History, Tourism, and Race in a Southern Rural Town

Sustaining Identity, Recapturing Heritage: Exploring Issues of Public History, Tourism, and Race in a Southern Rural Town

by Ann E. Denkler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739119921
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 03/15/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 138
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Ann Elizabeth Denkler is assistant professor of history at Shenandoah University.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Creating the Past in Luray 11

2 “… But Slavery Cured Us of That Weakness”: The Search for the “Private” Public History of African Americans in Luray 35

3 Subverting Heritage and Memory: Luray's “Ol' Slave Auction Block 57

4 Tourism and Battles for Cultural Identity 79

5 Recapturing Identity: The “Life on the Mountain” Exhibition at Shenandoah National Park 99

Epilogue—Interpreting for the Future 113

Bibliography 119

Index 129

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