Ossa di capra nel sotterraneo. Un caso di razza, genere, e visitazioni nella vecchia Savannah
Ghost tourism, a form of dark tourism, is steadily competing with traditional tourism in America’s historic places, including plantation sites and urban centers in the South that have been profoundly shaped by histories of slavery. This essay explores ways in which the fraught relationship between an enslaved woman and her male owner is foregrounded and trivialized in a popular ghost tour in Savannah, Georgia, "America's Most Haunted City." Through a close examination of the Sorrel-Weed House narrative, this piece analyzes how touristic interpretations such as this misrepresent racial and gender dynamics of the 19th century and today.
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