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The historical institution of slavery is unevenly memorialized across the US's cultural landscape. This unevenness is particularly noticeable in 'Deep South' states such as Mississippi and Louisiana, where cotton and sugar cane plantations once required vast numbers of slaves to economically...

Author(s)
Cook, M. R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2016, 11, 3, pp 290-308
Abstract

This article examines the responses of 448 tourists to an exit survey at four Louisiana River Road tourist plantations. We investigate and discuss the relationships between the demographics of the tourists and their interests as they relate to tourist plantations. Cluster analysis of the visitors'...

Author(s)
Bright, C. F.; Carter, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2016, 11, 3, pp 262-274
Abstract

Museums and heritage tourism sites are highly curated places of memory work whose function is the assembling and ordering of space and narrative to contour visitors' experiences of the past. Variations in such experiences within and between sites, however, necessitates a method that: (1) captures...

Author(s)
Hanna, S. P.; Carter, P. L.; Potter, A. E.; Bright, C. F.; Alderman, D. A.; Modlin, E. A.; Butler, D. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2019, 14, 1, pp 49-66
Abstract

This study examines two southern Louisiana plantation museums: Laura and Oak Alley, using a framework that stresses the narrative power and politics of these heritage sites. Located a mile from each other along the Mississippi River, they present two similar yet different narratives of the...

Author(s)
Carter, P. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2016, 11, 3, pp 235-249
Abstract

The article examines ways tourist businesses can and already have protected tourists from coastal storm hazards through emergence evacuation and other measures. Using data from a sample of large and small hotels in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, considerable variation in protection behaviour was...

Author(s)
Burby, R. J.; Wagner, F.
Citation
Disasters, 1996, 20, 1, pp 49-60
Abstract

Special event planning is difficult because of a complete lack of understanding of the social values created by the event. The success of most events is measured in relation to financial impacts. Some of the outcomes and impacts from a special event: the 1984 Louisiana World Fair, USA, are...

Author(s)
Groves, D. L.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1985, 3/4, 4/1, pp 60-69