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Calhoun County, Alabama: Confederate Iron Furnaces and the Remaking of History

John Walker Davis and Jennifer Lynn Gross

in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

John Walker Davis and Jennifer Lynn Gross tell the story of white residents in the town of Ohatchee, Alabama, who developed a local celebration of the Civil War centered on the preservation of an ... More


Conclusion: Another Fine Myth

John Powers

in History As Propaganda: Tibetan Exiles versus the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174267
eISBN:
9780199835447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174267.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter expands on the earlier chapters and looks at how Tibetan history is constructed by both Tibetans and Westerners. It asks whether Tibetans are constrained by Western discourses, as is ... More


Contesting Claims

Shaul Kelner

in Tours That Bind: Diaspora, Pilgrimage, and Israeli Birthright Tourism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748169
eISBN:
9780814749180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748169.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter delves into political and ethical issues involved in representing contested histories and territories, as visitors tour a land embroiled in conflict. Through ethnographic portraits of ... More


“Louisiana’s New Oil”: Planning for Culture on the New Gulf Coast

M. B. Hackler

in Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734904
eISBN:
9781621032540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734904.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter first talks about the devastations that were hurricanes Katrina and Rita, disasters that have struck a chord with the communities that they ravaged. In fact, the events were so ... More


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