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Contents Preface 5 1. Authentic New Orleans: An Introduction 17 2. Processions and Parades: Carinval Krewes and the Development of Modern Mardi Gras 49 3. ?Of Incomprehensible Magnitude and Bewildering Variety?: The 1884 World?s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition 87 4. Authenticity in Black and White: The Rise of Tourism in the Twentieth Century 123 5. Boosting the Big Easy: New Orleans Goes Global 162 6. From a Culture of Tourism to a Touristic Culture: The 1984 Louisiana Exposition and the Holy Trinity of New Orleans Tourism 197 7. A Repertoire of Authenticity: Contested Space and Transformation of the French Quarter 236 8. ?The Greatest Free Show on Earth?: Intimations and Antinomies of Commodification and Carnival 281 9. Conclusion: The Future of New Orleans 325 Notes 354 Bibliography 439 Index 000 About the Author 468
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
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.