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Argues that post-Katrina New Orleans is a key site for exploring competing narratives of American decline and renewal at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Introduction: “Is This America?”
  2. pp. 1-28
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  1. Part I: American Time
  1. 1. New Orleans and Empire: Legacies from the “Age of Revolution”
  2. pp. 31-64
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  1. 2. New Orleans and Americanization: “Progress,” “Decline,” and Tourism in the Twentieth Century
  2. pp. 65-98
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  1. Part II: Katrina Time
  1. 3. Documenting Katrina: The Return of the “Real”
  2. pp. 101-126
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  1. 4. Resisting Katrina: The Right to Return
  2. pp. 127-162
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  1. Part III: New Orleans Time
  1. 5. New Orleans and Water: Remapping Ecologies of the Gulf South
  2. pp. 165-196
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  1. 6. New Orleans and the Nation: Legacies from the Future
  2. pp. 197-224
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 225-254
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  1. Select Bibliography
  2. pp. 255-264
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 265-277
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781438464190
Related ISBN
9781438464176
MARC Record
OCLC
964624750
Pages
256
Launched on MUSE
2017-02-11
Open Access
No
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