Includes bibliography (p. 239-267), discography (p. 268-270) and index
The history of the Mississippi Delta blues -- The history of blues tourism in the Mississippi Delta -- Blues myths and the rhetorical imagination of place -- Blues festivals, race, and the construction of authenticity -- A blues countermemory : the history of Mississippi, the story of the Delta -- Public memory, historical amnesia, and the Shack Up Inn -- Assessing tourism goals : money, image, and reconciliation.
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