296 pages | 14 B/W Illus.
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First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
1. The Claims for New Orleans Exceptionalism 2. 'Indiscourageable Progress': The Decline of the New Orleans Streetcar and the Rise of A Streetcar Named Desire 3. Sex and the Historic City: A Walking Tour on the Wild Side 4. Malaise and Miasms: Dr Percy and the Public Health of New Orleans Environs 5. The Spectacle between Piety and Desire: New Orleans Black Panther Party and Ishamel Reed's Neo-HooDooism 6. The Vampires' Middle Passage: The World of Anne Rice and the Promise of New Orleans's Coast 7. Mapping the Spirit Region: Sister Helen, the Dead Men, and the Folk of New Orleans Environs