Social Representational Communities and the Imagined Antebellum South

@article{Bright2018SocialRC,
  title={Social Representational Communities and the Imagined Antebellum South},
  author={C. Bright and Perry L. Carter},
  journal={Sociological Spectrum},
  year={2018},
  volume={38},
  pages={24 - 38}
}
ABSTRACT Tourists come to museums with varied expectations and leave appreciating different aspects of their presentations. Thus, tourists/audiences are primed to see, hear, and experience certain representations and narratives when they enter museums. This is particularly so with plantation museums. Most Americans possess at the very least a vague sense of the antebellum South. They have a vague sense of a time and of a place populated by wealthy and esteemed plantation owners and their Black… Expand
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