Sustaining Identity, Recapturing Heritage

Publisher : Lexington Books

ISBN-13 : 0739119923

Page : 131 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 923 voters

This book explores the complex web of public history, tourism, and race in Luray, VA, a small town in the Shenandoah Valley ensconced in Lost Cause heritage. By utilizing a diverse range of methodologies, including ethnography, this book demonstrates how contested race relations are in this area, and how racial exclusion interacts with the politics of public history.

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