Where are the enslaved?: TripAdvisor and the narrative landscapes of southern plantation museums

@article{Carter2016WhereAT,
  title={Where are the enslaved?: TripAdvisor and the narrative landscapes of southern plantation museums},
  author={Perry Carter},
  journal={Journal of Heritage Tourism},
  year={2016},
  volume={11},
  pages={235 - 249}
}
  • Perry Carter
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Heritage Tourism
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 antebellum American South. Laura places more emphasis on the enslaved who inhabited the plantation than does Oak Alley, whose narrative centers upon the opulence of the plantation home – that is… Expand
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