Authentic New Orleans: Tourism, Culture, and Race in the Big Easy
Publish date: December 1st 2007
Publisher: New York University Press
Pages no: 281
Edition language: English
This is not a fast-paced work, but it is an important one.Tulane University sociologist Kevin Fox Gotham uses New Orleans as his test case to discuss how tourism affects culture. Building on New Orleans' fascinating history, he looks at how the city was promoted to travelers. From historic Mardi Gra...