Idlewild: The Rise, Decline and Rebirth of a Unique African American Resort Town (Hardback)Ronald J. Stephens (author)
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Meticulously researched and unearthing never-before-seen historical material, Ronald J. Stephens's book examines the rapid rise and decline of this pivotal landmark in African American and leisure history, in the process exploring intersections among race, class, tourism, entertainment, and historic preservation in the United States. Featuring a wealth of fieldwork on contemporary Idlewild, the book also takes a candid look at recent revitalisation efforts and analyses the possibilities for a future resurgence of this national treasure.
Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 821 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 35 mm
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