Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History by Karen L CoxDestination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History by Karen L Cox

Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

byKaren L Cox

Paperback | March 15, 2014

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"Fascinating narratives that examine challenging intersections of history, heritage, and memory encountered along the road to historic tourism."--"Choice" "A thought-provoking, finely wrought collection. . . . that reveals the complexities of telling and selling of southern history."--"European Journal of American Studies" "Especially compelling. . . . The wide span of case studies allows an in-depth understanding of the South and highlights an interesting tension between visitor expectations and the actual variety of historical and regional variation."--"North Carolina Historical Review"""" ""Leads us to the important conclusion that heritage tourism is about how people put their selves and their histories into the public eye and the conflicts of representation that arise."--Erve Chambers, author of "Native Tours: The Anthropology of Travel and Tourism"" "The contributors to this volume explore the narrative of southern history and how it is often complicated by race, influenced by local politics, and shaped by competing memories.
Title:Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:March 15, 2014Publisher:University Press of FloridaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0813060265

ISBN - 13:9780813060262