Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Author Gotham, Kevin Fox, author.

Title Authentic New Orleans : tourism, culture, and race in the Big Easy / Kevin Fox Gotham.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [2007]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (296 pages) : illustrations, maps
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : authentic New Orleans -- Processions and parades : Carnival krewes and the development of modern Mardi Gras -- "Of incomprehensible magnitude and bewildering variety" : the 1884 World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition -- Authenticity in black and white : the rise of tourism in the twentieth century -- Boosting the Big Easy : New Orleans goes global -- From a culture of tourism to a touristic culture : the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition and the holy trinity of New Orleans tourism -- A repertoire of authenticity : contested space and transformation of the French Quarter -- "The greatest free show on earth" : intimations and antinomies of commodification and Carnival -- Conclusion : the future of New Orleans.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject City promotion -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Tourism -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Culture and tourism -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Carnival -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
Exhibitions -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Gotham, Kevin Fox. Authentic New Orleans : tourism, culture, and race in the Big Easy. New York : New York University Press, [2007] xiii, 281 pages ; 23 cm 9780814731857 (OCoLC)ocn145379563
ISBN 9780814731857 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814731856 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814731864 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0814731864 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780814733073 (e-book)

Available items only