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Ovement; and the homes of Mark Twain Margaret Mitchell and other notables            Destination Dixie reveals that heritage tourism in the South is about than just marketing destinations and filling hotel rooms; it cuts to the heart of how southerners seek to shape their identity and image for a broader touring public now often made up of northerners and southerners alik.

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Destination DixieOnce upon a time it was impossible to drive through the South without coming across signs to “See Rock City” or similar tourist attractions From battlegrounds to birthplaces and sites in between heritage tourism has always been part of how the South attracts visitors and defines itself yet such sites are often understudied in the scholarly literature            As the.

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REVIEW õ Destination Dixie ¼ Once upon a time it was impossible to drive through the South without coming across signs to “See Rock City” or similar tourist attractions From battlegrounds to birthplaces and sites in between heritage tourism has always been part of how the South attracts visitors—and defines itself—yet such sites are often understContributors to this volume make clear the narrative of southern history told at these sites is often complicated by race influenced by local politics and shaped by competing memories Included are essays on the meanings of New Orleans cemeteries; Stone Mountain Georgia; historic Charleston South Carolina; Yorktown National Battlefield;  Selma Alabama as locus of the civil rights m.