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Monuments to Absence: Cherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory

Andrew Denson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The 1830s forced removal of Cherokees from their southeastern homeland became the most famous event in the Indian history of the American South, an episode taken to exemplify a broader experience of ... More


Tales From the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era

Tiya Miles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626338
eISBN:
9781469626352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626338.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores the popular yet troubling phenomenon of “ghost tours,” frequently promoted and experienced at plantations, urban manor homes, and cemeteries throughout the South. As a staple of ... More


Introduction: Disenchanted Mountains

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction discusses how the meanings of the mountains have changed during the modern era and the ways in which humans have given shape to the Alps through powerful constructive and destructive ... More


Building the “Detroit-Windsor Funnel”: Tourism, Prohibition, and Border Politics before World War II

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between 1900 and 1939, industrial growth radically transformed the Detroit-Windsor region. This chapter examines the impact that formal industries, particularly the auto industry and tourism, had on ... More


Border Brothels: Sex Tourism in the Postwar Borderland

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

With the closing of World War II, the number of people crossing the border between Detroit and Windsor once again began to rise. Legal tourism developed as part of the postwar push towards ... More


The Tourists: Basking in Cherokee History in Southern Appalachia

Andrew Denson

in Monuments to Absence: Cherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In the 1920s and 30s, tourism in southern Appalachia created a new public awareness of the region's Cherokee history. With the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP), the ... More


The Centennial: Chattanooga Marks the One-Hundredth Anniversary of the Trail of Tears

Andrew Denson

in Monuments to Absence: Cherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1938 civic and business leaders in Chattanooga organized an elaborate festival to mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga and the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding ... More


The Drama: Performing Cherokee Removal in the Termination Era

Andrew Denson

in Monuments to Absence: Cherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630830
eISBN:
9781469630854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630830.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1950, the outdoor drama Unto These Hills debuted in Cherokee, North Carolina. The play, which became one of the most popular tourism attractions in southern Appalachia, depicted Cherokee history ... More


Living Legacies

Allison Varzally

in Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630915
eISBN:
9781469630939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630915.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tracks the assimilation of adopted Vietnamese and Amerasians through the 1970s and 1980s amid contested memories about wars in Southeast Asia, conceptions of identity, and ideas of ... More


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